No, Trump Didn’t Kill the TPP — Progressives Did

No, Trump Didn’t Kill the TPP — Progressives Did
**NOTE: The actions for the coming week are STILL on! We will demand an end to this era of rigged corporate trade and a new era of trade that protects people and the planet. We will protest the DAPL on Tuesday. And we will protest the ...

Actions To Finish Off The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)!

Actions To Finish Off The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)!
Originally published on Popular Resistance We have been fighting the TPP for the past 5 years. The work of activists across the country and in solidarity with activists around the world succeeded in pushing the TPP fight into an election year and making it politically ...

Japan’s lower house ratifies TPP as US prospects diminish

Japan's lower house ratifies TPP as US prospects diminish
Originally posted on Nikkei Asian Review TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan’s House of Representatives voted to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement and passed a related bill Thursday, despite diminishing prospects for the ratification of the pact by the United States following Donald Trump’s victory in the ...

McConnell rules out TPP vote before Trump takes office ** (Don’t Get Comfy Activists!)

McConnell rules out TPP vote before Trump takes office  ** (Don't Get Comfy Activists!)
** NOTE: TPP resisters! We are winning but we haven’t won yet. Obama wants this more than anything. It all comes down to whether we can prevent him from introducing the legislation in the first few weeks of the lame duck session. Originally posted on Reuters, ...

New Report: “Trade in the Balance: Reconciling Trade and Climate Policy”

New Report: “Trade in the Balance: Reconciling Trade and Climate Policy”
Originally posted on The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and the Global Economic Governance Initiative (GEGI) are pleased to announce the publication of a new report, “Trade in ...

The TPP is a back door for dumped and subsidized imports from China; it would enhance, not limit, China’s influence in the region

The TPP is a back door for dumped and subsidized imports from China; it would enhance, not limit, China’s influence in the region
By Robert E. Scott for the Economics Policy Institute  President Obama has built his closing case for the Trans-Pacific Partnership on a political argument, saying “…we can’t let countries like China write the rules of the global economy. We should write those rules.” But it ...

Ruling coalition gives up trying to pass TPP-ratifying bill after minister’s gaffe

Ruling coalition gives up trying to pass TPP-ratifying bill after minister’s gaffe
By Tomohiro Osaki for The Japan Times After a new round of calls for the resignation of Japan’s gaffe-prone agricultural minister, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition on Wednesday gave up trying to pass a bill to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement through a special ...

Opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership evident in dairy producer survey

Opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership evident in dairy producer survey
NOTE: House Speaker Paul Ryan has consistently said not to expect a vote on the TPP in the lame-duck session because the votes are not there to support it. He also claims the agreement falls short in a number of key areas. The article below ...

Data Dive: The pitfalls in the EU-Canada trade deal

Data Dive: The pitfalls in the EU-Canada trade deal
By Jillian Harding for Reuters Don’t pop the champagne cork just yet for the EU-Canada trade deal. Sure, policymakers are touting the deal as a boon to their national economies. But there are still more hurdles to clear, including approval by EU member governments.  That ...

TWITTERSTORM SUNDAY NOV. 6th 8pm-9pm EST

TWITTERSTORM SUNDAY NOV. 6th 8pm-9pm EST
We Are Our Media! #FlushTheTPP – Help spread the word. Tweets will be released the day of the storm. Help promote the #NoLameDuckUprising while educating people about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Follow us on Twitter @FlushTheTPP in order to get more updates. If you haven’t ...