Tag Archives: Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trump’s Health Secretary Bought Drug Stocks, Then Pushed Pharma’s Agenda In Australia. By
In the spring before the 2016 presidential election, the Obama administration’s 12-nation trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, was still alive. Negotiators worked on details as Congress considered...
Dollar Tumbles On Report Trump Studying Ways To ‘Penalize Currency Manipulators’ By
Moments ago, all three main US FX pairs, the yen, euro and yuan snapped higher, following a CNBC report according to which the Trump administration is studying ways to penalize countries whose currencies it believes are undervalued. CNBC cited two unidentified people with...
Economist Mark Blyth Delves Into Rising Inequality — & Populism — Around The World By
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — The world is in the midst of a tremendous political and global shift, with the rise of populism in the United States and Europe, largely in response to broader economic and social trends which have been materializing in recent decades. From...
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 (TPP), providing the United States...
Leak Reveals Clinton Promised Bankers To Stand Against Marijuana Legalization By
WikiLeaks has arguably been the most important thing that has happened to elections, if not the veneer of democracy, in quite a long time. We’ve been able to see the true side of politicians and bureaucrats like never before. In Hillary Clinton, we see a figure beholden...
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...
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...