Time is running out on TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership continues to be one of the critical unfinished issues as the Obama administration wraps up its eight-year tenure. The regional trade agreement involves 12 nations and nearly 40 percent of global GDP – including the key economies such as the United States, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia and Vietnam. [J Berkshire Miller| June…

US Official: Cambodia Could Join TPP Trade Pact

U.S. Under Secretary of State Catherine Novelli met senior Cambodian leaders in Phnom Penh last Friday during a three-day visit to the country, discussing a range of issues including deforestation, the investment climate, energy and technology. [Phorn Bopha| June 13, 2016 |Voa News] Novelli also raised the possibility that Cambodia could join the Trans-Pacific Partnership…

‘Time to Get Loud’: Rock Stars and Celebs Aim to Amplify Anti-TPP Fight

It’s “the least boring piece of news related to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in ages,”according to one campaigner.  [Deirdre Fulton| June 15, 2016 |Common Dreams] Celebrities including Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello, punk band Anti-Flag, and Lost actress Evangeline Lilly are mobilizing against the 12-nation, corporate-friendly deal—which has been exposed by multiple analyses as threatening the climate, labor protections, access to medicine, and…