Tag Archives: TPP

Berkeley Says No To Corporate Trade Takeover

Berkeley Says No To Corporate Trade Takeover
Above photo: TPP protest in San Francisco, February, 2014. SFBayview.com. Photo by Carol Harvey. By Phoebe Anne Sorgen and Ruth Caplan Originally posted in PopularResistance.org If you would like to pass a similar resolution in your community, here are helpful tools: Pointers for getting TPP-Free ... Read more

The Dangers of Helping Corporations Sue Governments

The Dangers of Helping Corporations Sue Governments
As the Obama administration negotiates new trade agreements with European and Pacific nations, a battle has emerged over the agreements’ egregious rules that grant giant corporations unreasonable powers to subvert democracy. These rules, dubbed “investor rights” by the corporations, allow ... Read more

Obama’s Trade Deal Would Deepen Income Divide

Obama’s Trade Deal Would Deepen Income Divide
“Those at the top have never done better,” President Obama ruefully acknowledged in his January 28 State of the Union speech. “But average wages have barely budged. Inequality has deepened.” Yet, moments later, Obama heartily endorsed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which as drafted directly ... Read more