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

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