Clinton has chosen to remain above the fray, issuing a statement saying she was “closely watching” to see if the treaty meets the standards of protecting workers and serving our national security.
The bill would deny lawmakers the chance to amend what would be the largest trade deal since the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Your action is needed to stop the TPP fast track bill now!
Feckless trade policies have contributed to the decline of our middle class. Surely it is time not for a fast track but for a strategic change of course.
“Multinational corporations are increasingly realizing this is an opportunity to gut U.S. regulations they don’t like.” -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren
"Each member of Congress will get 88 seconds apiece to debate this bill."
These agreements are about getting rid of national sovereignty, and the people who first pressed for NAFTA were explicit about it. They really did want a global government for corporations.
These are four actions Obama could have announced in his inequality speech, which would have made real progress & set the direction for even more.
According to leaked documents, there's almost no international support for the TPP agreement that would grant radical new political powers to corporations.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren picked a fight with the administration yesterday over Obama's nominee for trade representative, saying she will oppose Michael Froman because of his refusal to share information about details of the Trans Pacific Trade agreement.
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