Trans-Pacific Partnership

David Brooks: NAFTA Was 'Sort Of A Wash Economically'
This is why the New York Times pays him the big bucks, folks. Read more...
No Fast Track To TPP: Fix NAFTA First
We have to stop fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Then we should take the momentum from that to demand Congress and President Obama instead fix NAFTA first. Read more...
A Note About TPP And Wikileaks
The TPP process is set up to lead to a certain kind of agreement that favors corporate interests against the interests of most of us. Groups representing non-corporate stakeholders were kept out of the process. Read more...
Working people, consumers, the environment, human rights groups and especially democracy are not part of the process. That can only go one way: if you don't have a seat at the table, you're on the menu. Read more...
Have you heard of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? The lobbyist-penned trade deal that could give global corporations the right to sue America for getting in the way of their profits? Read more...

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I don't even know what to say about something like this. I wrote about the leaked copy of this treaty a few weeks ago, and the response from our readers in the media seemed to be a big yawn. The more I read this, the worse it gets. We actually Read more...
Strong language, NSFW. I'm not going to point to this as an example of Obama's flaws as a president, because I don't think it's true. I think our system is so badly skewed in favor of multinational corporations and their financial and legal Read more...
The Yes Men, along with Occupy Dallas, have struck again: Two dozen rogue "delegates" disrupted the corporate-sponsored welcome gala for the high-stakes Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations yesterday with a fake award ceremony Read more...