TPP Tuesday: Take Action To Stop Fast Track!

TPP Tuesday: Take Action To Stop Fast Track!
IN THE NEWS: President Obama has now formally requested Fast Track (Trade Promotion Authority) from Congress. Fast Track would grant the President the full power to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership and sign it. The President, through the office of the US Trade Representative and with ...

TPP Deal Could Monopolize Pharmaceuticals And Police Internet

TPP Deal Could Monopolize Pharmaceuticals And Police Internet
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is the proposed trade deal between 12 countries. Since the Bush administration, leaders of these 12 countries have mostly met in secret to discuss and on Thursday another round of talks will take place. If the TPP deal is completed it could ...

Minnesota Activists to Protest Trans-Pacific Partnership

Minnesota Activists to Protest Trans-Pacific Partnership
Minneapolis, MN – Hundreds of labor, fair trade, environmental and community activists will march through downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday, Aug. 20, to protest the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a secretive trade deal that threatens to worsen a global race to the bottom for wages, consumer safety, health care and ...

TransPacific Partnership Will Undermine Democracy, Empower Transnational Corporations

TransPacific Partnership Will Undermine Democracy, Empower Transnational Corporations
By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Truthout | News Analysis Our country’s democratic values could be under threat if President Obama fast tracks the Trans-Pacific Partnership. On critical issues, the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) being negotiated in secret by the Obama administration willundermine democracy in the United States and ...

All In To Stop The Fast Track Train!

All In To Stop The Fast Track Train!
President Obama has formally requested Fast Track (Trade Promotion Authority) which will give him the power to negotiate and sign the TPP and avoid a democratic process in Congress. Fast Track sidesteps Congress’ constitutional authority to negotiate trade. Both the House and Senate will have ...

#TPPTuesday Twitter Party

#TPPTuesday Twitter Party
Obama has now formally requested Fast Track (also called Trade Promotion Authority) from Congress so that he can negotiate and sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership without transparency or a democratic process in Congress. The Fast Track train has left the station and it is up to ...

VIDEO: The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Threat to Affordable Medicines for Millions

VIDEO: The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Threat to Affordable Medicines for Millions
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal is currently being negotiated between the US and ten other Pacific Rim nation. The agreement is slated to further expand its membership, potentially to all 21 Asia Pacific APEC nations. The negotiations, which began in 2010, are being conducted ...

Businesses Behind the TPP

Businesses Behind the TPP
Find the businesses that are supporting the TPP from the website for the US Business Coalition for TPP: 3M Abbott Laboratories ACE Group Advanced Medical Technology Association AFJ & Associates Aflac International ALEC American Apparel and Footwear American Auto Council American Chemistry Council American Farm ...

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Threat to Democracy and Food Sovereignty

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Threat to Democracy and Food Sovereignty
Food First Backgrounder Vol. 19 No. 2, Summer 2013 By Anders Riel Muller, Ayumi Kinezuka and Tanya Kerssen The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), perhaps the world’s most ambitious free trade agreement, is currently under negotiation. What began as a small regional free trade agreement has become ...

VIDEO: Madison Rally to Derail Fast Track and Stop the TPP

VIDEO: Madison Rally to Derail Fast Track and Stop the TPP
Rally to Derail Fast Track and Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) from luciano M on Vimeo.