Tag: ObamaTrade

Hundreds of thousands protest in Berlin against EU-US trade deal

The debate takes place as Washington, Canberra and 10 other nations sealed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) after more than five years of negotiations and a US official promised the closely-held text would soon be available for wider scrutiny.   “The lawyers are working right now to finalise the text and to prepare it for release. We hope to […]

Obama: Trade Deal ’40 Percent of the Global Economy’

“With this trade agreement, which spans nearly 40 percent of the global economy, we’re going to be able to sell more products, more services, American agriculture, American manufacturing — we’re going to be able to get those to markets, and American companies that produce here in the United States are not going to be disadvantaged […]

Obama’s trade deal faces stiff headwinds

The White House’s announcement Monday of an international trade deal covering 40 percent of the world’s economy sets the stage for a bruising, months-long congressional battle that is already spilling into the 2016 presidential race.   The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an agreement between the U.S. and 11 other nations from Asia to Latin America, faces […]

Exclusive – Jeff Sessions: Obamatrade Can Be Killed

Obamatrade collectively refers to Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which is the controversial fast-track mechanism for ramming bills through Congress with minimum scrutiny, and the three major trade deals that would be guaranteed these ‘fast-track’ protections before a page of them had been made public: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) and […]

Republicans Sour on Obama’s Trade Pact

Having secured a landmark trade agreement with 11 Pacific Rim nations, President Obama is now relying on trade-loving Republicans to ratify it in Congress. But as details of the pact emerge, the chances of widespread GOP support are dicier than they once were.   Senior Republicans have long been the loudest cheerleaders for the Trans-Pacific […]

TPP, TTIP, & TISA: Secret Trade Negotiations Threaten Government Sovereignty and Individual Rights

Free speech, including the right to protest, can no longer be taken for granted. According to a newly-released WikiLeaks video (below), multinational corporations have already successfully sued governments on the basis of corporate profits being affected by certain laws. And as the international trade negotiations continue in secret, this corporate power will expand and exert […]

United States, 11 nations on verge of historic Pacific Rim trade accord

The United States, Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim nations were on the verge of a final agreement Sunday night on the largest free-trade accord in a generation, an ambitious effort led by the Obama administration to knit together economies across a vast region.   The deal would cap more than five years of arduous […]

Backing Out of ObamaTrade

Obama Trade Policy Canada and dozens of Belgian towns are pushing back against dangerous international trade schemes promoted by President Obama. By Rick Brinegar   Proposed trade agreements, to be conducted under international law, have been called “EU-style transnational bureaucracies,” “corporationism,” “corporate welfare,” “a brazen assault on national, regional, and local sovereignty” and “sovereignty surrender […]

Satan’s Master Plan Advancing

Implications of Obamatrade by Irvin Baxter   In warfare, knowing the enemy’s plan takes away the element of surprise and provides a huge advantage in preparing to fight against that plan. There is presently a plan that is being carried out every single day on earth. I call it Satan’s Master Plan.   Satan’s Master […]

Trans-Pacific Partnership fast track authority passes as U.S. sovereignty takes devastating blow: Obama now a “dictator” – Intellihub

In what will surly go down as one of the worst attacks on US sovereignty and overall freedom in American history, the Republican controlled Senate has given President Obama the fast track authority in what amounts to the passing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.   By a vote of 60-38 the Senate handed over US sovereignty […]