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How the TPP Could Be A Death Sentence For Some Americans

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Markey, Senate Colleauges: TPP Shouldn’t Be Considered Until Renegotiated

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John Perkins on Embracing Cuba, TPP Kiss of Death & Restoring the Life Economy

breakingtheset Published on Dec 18, 2014 Abby Martin interviews Author and Activist, John Perkins, discussing the economic impact of the US’ new policy towards Cuba as well as the damage that international free trade agreements do to third world economies. … Continue reading

The Climate Cost of Free Trade – TPP

How TPP and trade agreements undermine the Paris climate agreement By Ben Lilliston Published September 6, 2016 On Earth Day 2016, the U.S. joined 175 countries in signing the United Nations Paris climate agreement setting a path forward to reduce … Continue reading

TPP Will Effectively Kill Climate Treaties

TheRealNews Published on Sep 25, 2016 The Trans-Pacific Partnership will undermine the ability of countries to control polluting and extractive industries, says Ben Lilliston Global Climate Change Environment Ethics Environment Justice

Stop the Pacific Trade Deal – TPP

Bernie Sanders Published on Sep 14, 2016 Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and other leading congressional critics of a proposed Pacific Rim trade deal held a Capitol Hill news conference Tuesday as a coalition of labor, environmental and religious groups launched … Continue reading

Obama threatens Laos over TPP with $90M brib

RT America Published on Sep 9, 2016 President Obama just paid a historic visit to the poor, communist country of Laos. While there, he pledged $90 million to help clean up unexploded bombs that lie all over the country after … Continue reading

How the TPP Undermines Climate Change Goals for Agriculture

Climate change is expected to disrupt agricultural production, therefore increasing food price volatility in years to come. iStock/fotokostic Two big international agreements have been in the news lately. Last week, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping signed onto the … Continue reading

How Do We Get Congress To Stop TPP? (w/Guest Host: Alex Lawson & guest: Lori Wallach)

thomhartmann Published on Sep 8, 2016 Guest host Alex Lawson speaks with Lori Wallach, Executive Director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, about how to talk to Congress members about stopping the Trans Pacific Partnership. Global Climate Change Environment Ethics … Continue reading

Leading Economists Oppose TPP Provision Giving Corporations Upper Hand in Investor-State Disputes

Democracy Now! Published on Sep 8, 2016 http://democracynow.org – As the Obama administration begins a new push to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership, known as the TPP, more than 200 of the country’s leading economists and legal scholars have written a … Continue reading