Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: Trans-Pacific Partnership

TPP is dead. What did we learn from this great progressive...

We must insist that trade deals never be written to override policies that sovereign governments might later decide are best for their people, culture key industries and the environment.

Why is Washington still pushing the trans-pacific partnership?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) embodies the stacked deck. It was negotiated in secret of, by and for the global corporations.

The TPP and Free Trade: Time to Retake the English Language

The TPP is not about free trade.

The Trans-Pacific Trade Scam

Despite what President Obama says, the TPP does indeed create a corporate end run around our laws.

The Most Brazen Corporate Power Grab in American History

“There is more than enough evidence from past trade agreements to indicate where the TPP will lead. It is part of the inexorable march by corporations to wrest from us the ability to use government to defend the public and to build social and political organizations that promote the common good.”

Shocking Schumer

Even Chuck Schumer, New York senator who never finds a global trade deal too ugly to hug, fears that the Trans-Pacific Partnership would let corporations roll back laws at every level of government. Yes, the TPP is shameful, Chuck!

Gouging the Sick

The current debate over the TPP is a secretly negotiated deal that is the complete opposite of “liberal” reform, even though it is trying to be passed off as such. We have got to stand together and get rid of this corrupt agenda.

Nike, Obama, and the Fiasco of the Trans Pacific Partnership

Obama will be delivering his defense of the proposed TPP at the Nike headquarters in Oregon thinking it is a good example of what he is hoping to accomplish. Unfortunately, Nike is not a solution but is, in fact, the very problem with this TPP proposal.

Trans Pacific Trickle-Down Economics

If we allow the Trans-Pacific Partnership to pass, big corporations and Wall Street will be the only ones who will benefit. The idea that trickle-down economics will occur if this bill passes is a myth.

Odd Bedfellows, Lying Together

The TPP isn’t the solution. As Jim Hightower describes it: "it’s just another global trade scam coming at us like a volcanic eruption straight out of hell." Don't let the TPP gang steal our democratic rights and turn our futures to global corporations.

POPULAR

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

“We are what America looks like”: The trials of ‘the Squad’

“Our squad is big. Our squad includes any person committed to building a more equitable and just world and that is the...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Just hours before Trump unleashed more racist attacks at rally, 137 house Democrats joined...

Just hours before President Donald Trump took to the stage in Greenville, North Carolina and unleashed more racist vitriol against Rep. Ilhan Omar and...

Planet of the surreal

As I turn 75, there’s no simpler way to put it than this: I’m an old man on a new planet --...