Trans Pacific Partnership
The Trans-Pacific Partnership will undermine the ability of countries to control polluting and extractive industries, says Ben Lilliston
Frank Ackerman, principal economist at Synapse Energy Economics, says we are on the cusp of another trade deal that is fortified to serve the interest of corporations
Dr. Margaret Flowers says the TPP will supercede international climate treaties and undermine environmental protection laws
In his State of the Union address, President Obama said the Trans-Pacific Partnership was about staying on top as a global economic power, but a close look at the text shows how that only applies to multinational corporations
As WTO ministers meet in Nairobi, Tuft University’s Tim Wise explains the tensions between developing countries and developed countries and why America is pursuing asymmetrical negotiations in regional trade deals like the TPP
In the 90 days Congress has to review the Transpacific Partnership deal, organizers have planned a string of actions this week in an effort to tip the balance for mass dissent on the issue
Margaret Flowers challenges President Obama’s claim that the trade deal will promote a strong middle-class
Manuel Perez-Rocha, policy analyst at Institute for Policy Studies, says that the stated purpose of the agreement – to eliminate tariffs – has distracted people from its more subtle goal of protecting corporate profits
Senate passes fast track, but why didn’t any Senators use a talking filibuster to change the fate of the TPP?
Despite promises, “pro-labor” Democrats vote yes on TPP
Protestors celebrated Friday as the House voted against a companion bill to the President’s Trade Promotion Authority, a huge setback for pro-TPP advocates.
With the text of Trans-Pacific Partnership hidden from the public, TRNN’s Jessica Desvarieux speaks to those who have read the document and who say this level of secrecy is unprecedented
As Senate debates “fast track” for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Senator Elizabeth Warren says the trade deals have failed workers.
Longtime union activist Frank Hammer says the 52-45 vote may eliminate the secrecy behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its potential effects on workers.
Kevin Zeese, co-director of Popular Resistance, says fast track for trade pacts is complete capitulation to global corporate rule and we have to stop it now
American Sustainable Business Council’s Richard Eidlin discusses why the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement is far from a win for small business owners
TRNN’s Jessica Desvarieux speaks with National Nurses United nurses who met with Congressional lawmakers about the lack of transparency and potential health risks the TPP poses to everyday citizens