Tag: TPP

TRENDING: TTIP Is Rocketing Up The Global Agenda, Bigger Than TPP

The Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – the so-called “free trade” deal between the European Union (EU) and the United States is rocketing up the global agenda with a latest Google Trends result showing that TTIP overtook the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for search results for the first time last month.   The uptick in searches […]

Leaked TTIP Deal to Merge U.S. and EU Triggers Outrage

Outrage is growing on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean following a massive new leak of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a globalist “trade” agreement negotiated between the Obama administration and the European Union. The leaked documents are being used, properly in some cases, to portray the treaty as a giant handout […]

Obama Confident Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Pass After Political Primaries

President Obama expressed confidence that his Trans-Pacific Partnership deal will pass Congress after members survive their contentious primaries and the presidential nominees of both parties are sorted out.   “I think after the primary season is over the politics settle down a little bit in Congress, and we’ll be in a position to start moving […]

Shoe Company: Obama Admin Pressured Us to Stay Quiet on TPP

The Boston Globe is reporting that U.S.-based shoe manufacturer New Balance has come out hard against the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal. The odd thing, though, is that “the Boston company had gone quiet [on TPP] last year.”   Now, apparently, we know why:   New Balance officials say one big reason is that they […]

TPP Under Fire in the U.S. As Other Signatories Advance Towards Ratification

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is taking a beating in the ongoing U.S. presidential election cycle, leaving some observers to wonder if it can survive such a political backlash against trade agreements. But as the leading candidates seem to compete for who can bash U.S. trade policies the hardest, other countries have been pressing forward to […]

After Obama Signs Trans-Pacific Partnership, Sessions Demands Candidates Reveal Their Position On Trade Deal

President Obama’s trade representative signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, one of the largest multinational trade agreements in history.   Following the signing of the agreement, who has been the fiercest GOP opponent in Congress of President Obama’s globalist trade agenda, called upon every elected official and every Presidential candidate to reveal “where they stand on the […]

With TPP Signed, Opposition Explodes Across Political Spectrum

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) signed today in New Zealand by officials from the 12 governments and dictatorships ensnared in the sovereignty-smashing “free trade” regime, opposition to the plot — dubbed “Obamatrade” by critics — is surging across the political spectrum and around the nation. In the presidential primaries, virtually nobody, not even known establishment […]

Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal signed in Auckland

The Trans Pacific Partnership, one of the biggest multinational trade deals ever, has been signed by ministers from its 12 member nations in New Zealand. The ceremony in Auckland brings the huge trade pact, which has been five years in the making, another step towards to becoming a reality. The 12 nations account for some […]

TTIP: the key to freer trade, or corporate greed?

Cheap American olive oil could, in a few years’ time, be sitting on supermarket shelves next to the Tuscan single estate varieties loved by British foodies. At present a prohibitive tariff on US imports effectively prices them out of contention.   But a groundbreaking trade deal could lower the $1,680-a-tonne tariff on US olive oil […]

Transpacific partnership interim assessment

Since the 12 member states signed the TPP text agreement at the beginning of October we are still within the mandated 90 day period during which interested parties in the U.S. can offer their assessments and Congress can evaluate this document.   The document will have to be approved by Congress and by the other […]