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Working To Increase Poverty: The Trans-Pacific Partnership


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trans-Pacific Partnership, trade agreement, globalization, exploitation, toxic, free market capitalism, President Obama, Obama administration, Congress, fast-track, working poor, poverty, Green Shadow Cabinet, Green Party of the United States )

Brian
- 300 days ago - greenshadowcabinet.us
This rabid trade agreement, frequently referred to as "NAFTA on steroids" will increase the numbers of the working poor in the US as well as increase the depths of poverty to which they sink.



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Carol H. (229)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 4:56 pm
sadly noted, thanks Brian
 

Laurie H. (673)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 5:47 pm
This is not good news to read, but Thanks Brian for posting!!~
 

Judy C. (106)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 9:53 pm
Everybody needs to pay attention to this! But will they? HALF of our population are now living in poverty. Like most scoundrels and sociopaths, the elite and their puppets, the government, use language that sounds benign. Free trade. That sounds good to the average Joe. What's not to like about removing trade barriers? But, as the article says:

"Trade barriers include environmental safeguards, fair labor practices, inexpensive and generic drugs, safety regulations, indigenous sovereignty, national borders, regulations on GMO’s, and input from the public. If the TPP were passed, it would deeply impact the poor of the United States and the world."

The Green Shadow Government has their work cut out for them! Thanks, Brian.



 

paul m. (93)
Friday June 21, 2013, 6:10 am

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