You won’t believe how many people are upset about this secretive agreement

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Right now, Obama and other leaders are in closed-door meetings to fast track and finalize the Trans Pacific Partnership. And what they’re talking about will shock you. Greg Russak‘s insight: The TPP threatens to censor your Internet1, kill jobs, undermine environmental safeguards, and remove your democratic rights2. We’re going to … More You won’t believe how many people are upset about this secretive agreement

Excerpts from “The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress”

“The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress” is a comprehensive primer on international trade in general and on the scope of the TPP. I highly recommend it to everyone. “This report examines the issues related to the proposed TPP, the state and substance of the negotiations (to the degree that the information is publically available), the … More Excerpts from “The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress”

Yves Smith and Dean Baker on Secrets in Trade | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Why are the contents of a major US-led trade deal being deliberately kept from the American people? Greg Russak‘s insight: This video is great for understanding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (#TPP) in plain language. Do yourself a favor; turn off the TV for 30 minutes and watch this instead. You’ll be … More Yves Smith and Dean Baker on Secrets in Trade | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

Poison Alphabet Soup: #TPP, #TTIP, #ISDS

Imagine a dystopian future in which foreign corporations sue for and win millions and even billions of our tax dollars in damages while exercising incredible and corrupting influence over our elected leaders to change, overturn, or create laws that benefit companies at the expense of our safety and our liberties. Sounds far-fetched, doesn’t it? Not … More Poison Alphabet Soup: #TPP, #TTIP, #ISDS