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ACTION PLEASE: Stop the Korean Government's Attacks on Trade Union Rights!
Business  (tags: TPP, politics, corporations, resistance )

- 5 days ago -
The government is attempting to silence democratic criticism and force through anti-union legislation and an unpopular trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), by restricting basic trade union and democratic rights.
The Secretly Negotiated TPP Will Impact Your Life In Many Ways Together We Can Stop It - Petition
Business  (tags: TPP, Fast Track, Presidents signature, 10 examples, Trade Agreements, secretly negotiated )

- 11 days ago -
Now we see why the US Trade Representative and President Obama initially made a deal to keep the TPP secret for four years after it was ratified. A Fast Track Agreement was to release it within 60 days before the President signs it.
Obama Touts Trade Pact With Former Government Officials Linked to Industries That Would Benefit
Business  (tags: revolving door, corporate influence on government, bipartisan meeting, Obama, TPP, Madeleine Albright, Brent Scowcroft, Adm. Mike Mullen, James Baker )

- 12 days ago -
While Obama has publicly criticized the so-called "revolving door" between government and business, the headliners attending Friday's meeting are some of the best-known government officials who now help corporations influence government.
Tell Congress: The Food Industry Threatens Progress on Nutrition
Business  (tags: consumers, Herbicides, harming chemicals, Food Industry, nutrition, health protection, TPP, agriculture, environment, politics, Transparency, responsibility )

- 17 days ago -
In 2009, a major chemical and biotechnology company sued and settled with the government of Canada after its attempt to protect its citizens' health with a ban on toxic pesticides sprayed on household lawns. The company claimed this regulation...
The Re-Enserfment of Western Peoples
Business  (tags: Michael Hudson, U.S., multinationals, Congress, offshoring, financialization, TPP, Fast Track )

- 17 days ago -
The corporations are buying power cheaply. They bought the entire US House of Representatives for just under $200 million.
Chris Hedges: The Most Brazen Corporate Power Grab in American History
Business  (tags: obama, bill clinton, chris hedges, climate change, congress, cop21, corporations, environment, goldman sachs, hillary clinton, monsanto, nafta, popular resistance, ralph nader, cepr, tpp, ttip, tisa, wildlife, wto )

- 21 days ago -
Our corporate masters seek to turn the natural world and human beings into malleable commodities that will be used and exploited until exhaustion or collapse. Trade agreements are the tools being used to achieve this subjugation.
Groups Issue Warning: Pro-Corporate TPP Could Kill the Internet
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Open Internet, TPP, Electronic Frontier Foundation )

- 51 days ago -
"The TPP will criminalize our online activities, censor the Web, and cost everyday users money. This deal would never pass with the whole world watching--that's why they've negotiated it in total secrecy."
Statement By MSF on the Conclusion of TPP Negotiations in Atlanta
Business  (tags: Medecins sans frontières, Doctors without borders, MSF, TPP, health impact, negative, Atlanta, medicines, public health )

- 52 days ago -
We urge all governments to carefully consider before they sign on the dotted line whether this is the direction they want to take on access to affordable medicines and the promotion of biomedical innovation. The negative impact on public health ....
The Trans-Pacific Free-Trade Charade
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., TPP, Trade, Joseph Stiglitz )

- 57 days ago -
What happens when the policymaking process is closed to non-business stakeholders - not to mention the people's elected representatives in Congress?
As 'Do-Or-Die' Talks End In Failure, Could TPP Be Derailed for Good?
Business  (tags: World, Economy, Climate, Rights, TPP )

- 117 days ago -
Global justice campaigners say disintegration of Maui negotiations 'good news for people and the planet'
MSNBC Cans Only Cable TV Host Who Extensively Covered TPP
Business  (tags: Ed Schultz, MSNBC, TPP, economic inequality, unions )

- 126 days ago -
Schultz covered the issue more often than the rest of the network's programs combined.
America's Declaration of Total Dependence: Barack Obama, TPP & the Perils of Global Hyper-Capitalism
Business  (tags: the economy, july 4th, Barack Obama, TPP )

- 147 days ago -
Take a look tomorrow at an American flag. "Made in China," it probably reads -- a fitting, and chilling, metaphor.
King Obama, His Royal Court, and the TPP - Ralph Nader
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Barack Obama, Trade, TPP, Corporate Power, Ralph Nader )

- 155 days ago -
I challenge President Obama to state publically that he has read the entire TPP. Even a benign monarch would do this for his/her trusting subjects.
'A Great Day for Corporate America': US Senate Passes Fast Track
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Trade, TPP, US Senate, Bernie Sanders )

- 158 days ago -
'Shameful' vote all but ensures approval of mammoth trade deals like the TransPacific Partnership

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