- The Nation notes that even NYT's editorial board is skeptical of the TPP. Let's Expose the TPP and hold President Obama to his '08 campaign promise to fight for Fair Trade because trade policies “...are not sustainable if they favor the few rather than the many.”4 hours ago
The world is waking up to the danger’s of so-called “Free Trade.” Today, The Nation has this powerful article “Obama’s Free Trade Agreement Ignores the Scandal of Rana Plaza” (http://bit.ly/1nGPCrm). Here’s the opening of the article:
“On the editorial pages of the Washington Post, the White House chief of staff was trying to pump up some enthusiasm for its still secret trade agreement among a dozen nations, the so-called Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). But at The New York Times, the editorial writers were getting off the team [See: “This Time, Get Global Trade Right” at: http://nyti.ms/1lqiF5u]. The Times is a long-loyal advocate of free trade but its Sunday editorial was riddled with doubts — the very same doubts critics like The Nation have been articulating for more than twenty years.”
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- Vive les AgriEcologistes:1 day ago
"The current government in France opposes GM crops due largely to environmentalist and public protests pointing out their ability to damage human health and ecosystem viability."
French Parliament Permanently Bans All GMO Maize Effective this Year
France has never been a big fan of Monsanto, Dow, or any biotech’s GMO creations; this is evidenced by the nation’s continued rejection and voiced...
- Do we really want everything beautiful to be up for grabs? Since CNN and other media outlets aren't exposing the TPP for what it is, it's up to us. Click below to stop fast-track authority and stop the TPP.1 day ago
Through the "investor-state" system, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would allow foreign corporations operating in TPP countries to launch a case against domestic environmental laws that they see as inhibiting "expected future profits."
The only way the secretive TPP can get through the U.S. Congress right now is if President Obama is given “fast track” trade authority.
It’s up to you to make sure that doesn’t happen….Take action and spread the word!
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