TPP FALLOUT CONTINUES

[ Adam Behsudi| September 07, 2016 | Politico] The list of groups coming out against the TPP as it currently stands continues to get longer, with two new organizations — Consumers Union and the Consumer Federation of America — writing letters to Congress on Tuesday urging lawmakers to state their opposition to the deal. Consumers Union is…

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Did President Obama Threaten National Security in Negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

[ Dean Baker| August 29, 2016 | TruthOut] The latest line from proponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) implies that President Obama threatened long-standing national security relationships in his negotiating of the TPP. These proponents are not pushing the economic merits of the TPP, but rather arguing that its rejection by Congress would jeopardize longstanding…

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TPP Is Not Dead, Unfortunately

The reports of the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s death have been greatly exaggerated, unfortunately. [ Lori Wallach| August 31, 2016 | Huffington Post] It would great news if the pact, which would mean more power for corporations over our lives and government, and fewer good jobs for Americans, were ready to be boxed and buried. But more…

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