Tag Archives: TPP

BREAKING: White House Abandons TPP & TTIP By
President Barack Obama will soon leave office, marking the end of his presidency in the United States. For him, a last step in the right direction would have been to see the country’s lawmakers approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership...
Leaked Deutsche Bank Speech Shows Clinton Asking Wall Street To Police Itself, Supporting US Pivot To Asia By
  MINNEAPOLIS — With just days to go before the election, a two-year-old speech to a prominent global bank provides new insight into Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s possible agenda if she takes control of the White House. Clinton delivered the speech on Oct....
Leaked: ‘New TTIP’ Could Undermine Global Action On Climate Change By
A globe-spanning but little-known trade deal could be used to lock-in low environmental standards and undermine national efforts to tackle climate change, according to an Energydesk analysis of newly leaked documents. Greenpeace Netherlands has obtained and published key...
Obama Scrambles To Pass TPP As Corporate Tribunals Face Scrutiny By
Originally published at Shadowproof. With opposition mounting, President Barack Obama is scrambling to jam the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal through Congress before his term ends in 2017. Both major party presidential nominees—former Secretary of State Hillary...
Sanders Calls On Top Dems To Drop Lame Duck TPP Push By
Hillary Clinton may not have heeded progressives’ call to clearly say she’ll urge the White House and her fellow party members to oppose a “lame-duck” vote on the Trans Pacific Partnership, but Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has done just that, calling...
Hillary Clinton Backs Away From TPP By
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday offered her “strongest words yet against the TPP,” according to one progressive organization—but whether it will be enough to convince skeptics remains to be seen. In an economic policy speech...
Why The Mainstream Media Is Silent About The Trans-Pacific Partnership By
After two years with nary a mention from the mainstream press, the corporate windfall otherwise known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) finally earned some, albeit still inadequate, attention. Considering a New York Times poll from June 2015, which found an alarming...
Third-Party Candidates Challenge Democrats On Trans-Pacific Partnership Support By
PHILADELPHIA — The day after delegates inside the Democratic National Convention formally endorsed Hillary Clinton, activists gathered outside the convention site to express their opposition to a controversial trade deal that could be ratified later this year. On...
Mexican Activist Says NAFTA Should Act As A Warning Against TPP By
The heads of government from Mexico, Canada, and the United States gathered in Ottawa Wednesday for the “Three Amigos” Summit in order to push trade liberalization, and specifically the TPP. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, Canadian Prime Minister Justin...
Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello To Lead All-Star Attack On TPP Trade Deal By
DENVER — A star-studded concert tour aims to bring renewed attention to the flaws of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the controversial trade deal that’s facing an increasingly hostile climate in Washington. Launching July 23 in Denver, the Rock Against the TPP tour...