TPP Update — MILLIONS against the TPP on both sides of the Pacific!

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirstProtests followed Obama from Malaysia to Manila this week, while more than 3 million across the U.S. spoke out against the TPP. Help spread the word today! Greg Russak‘s insight: *UPDATE: Together we grabbed the attention of decision-makers by projecting a Stop The Secrecy petition number on key buildings in Washington D.C. Now we need you … More TPP Update — MILLIONS against the TPP on both sides of the Pacific!

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

Tech Companies Urge Senator Wyden to Reject Fast Track and Bring Transparency to TPP

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Over 25 leading technology companies have joined a public letter urging Senator Ron Wyden, the newly appointed Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, to firmly oppose any form of “fast track” authority for trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Greg Russak‘s insight: In pushing for Fast Track, the Obama … More Tech Companies Urge Senator Wyden to Reject Fast Track and Bring Transparency to TPP

Media Companies Lobby for Trans-Pacific Partnership | Republic Report

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Earlier this month, Media Matters for America published a short research note revealing that most major cable and broadcast news outlets have largely ignor Greg Russak‘s insight: According to Congressional Lobbying Reports linked from this article…. Time-Warner’s 1Q2013 Lobbying Report lists $905,000.00 in total lobbying expenses, and a team of … More Media Companies Lobby for Trans-Pacific Partnership | Republic Report