Tag: TPP

Undeniable: TPP Is Foundation for FTAAP

Leaders of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the text of the agreement itself admit that the TPP is the foundation for the development of the Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific (FTAAP).   The TPP, or Trans-Pacific Partnership, is a proposed so-called “free trade” agreement negotiated among 12 Pacific Rim nations (Australia, Brunei, Canada, […]

Concerns Grow on Capitol Hill Over Lame Duck ObamaTrade

There is growing concern and opposition on Capitol Hill that President Obama’s unpopular Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bill will be voted on during the “lame-duck” session, which will take place once voters have cast their ballots in the November 2016 election.   Senator Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)82% has been one of the most vocal critics regarding […]

Jeff Sessions: TPP Does Not Protect Interests of the People

Standing next to the behemoth multinational trade agreement on the Senate floor Tuesday, Sessions pointed to the length — clocking in at 5,554 page — and contents of the document as potentially deleterious to the U.S.   “No American has the resources to ensure that his or her interests are being protected in this document. […]

Jeff Sessions: Kill The ‘Anti-Democratic’ Trans-Pacific Partnership In The Crib, Repeal Fast-Track Authority Now

Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, is calling for the immediate destruction of the 5,554-page Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trans-global trade deal introduced on Thursday.   “The text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership runs 5,554 pages,” Sessions said in a statement provided to Breitbart News.   This is, by definition, anti-democratic. No individual American has […]

Details of controversial Pacific trade deal are released

Details of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal released Thursday set the stage for a raucous debate in the U.S. Congress but also may provide reassurances to those who worried the agreement could gut protections for the environment, public health and labor.   The text of the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement between the U.S. and […]

Secretary John Kerry Invites Russia and China into TPP

In an interview with Russian interstate channel Mir TV, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry invited China and Russia to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).   “We invite people to come join other initiatives, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the TPP. We welcome China, we welcome Russia, we welcome other countries who would like to join, […]

Leaked: What’s in Obama’s trade deal

A recent draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade deal would give U.S. pharmaceutical firms unprecedented protections against competition from cheaper generic drugs, possibly transcending the patent protections in U.S. law.   POLITICO has obtained a draft copy of TPP’s intellectual property chapter as it stood on May 11, at the start of the latest negotiating […]

China Seeks to Join Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

On October 26, 2015, the Chinese Communist Party newspaper Study Times published a commentary article advocating Communist China’s eventual participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).   The TPP is a proposed “trade” pact negotiated among 12 Pacific Rim nations (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam) […]

TTIP Food Rules Secretly Enforced in EU; Agenda 21-Style Sustainability in New Draft

Two recent stories published in Europe reveal that leaders of countries participating in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) are secretly enforcing the agreement’s provisions and approving backroom deals with powerful multinational corporations whose interests are served by the secret arrangements. What’s worse: It seems that Agenda 21 is lurking in the latest version […]

Clinton says she flipped on trade deal after seeing it – but it’s not public

Hillary Clinton is drawing head scratches from the White House for saying she decided to oppose the Pacific-nation trade deal after “looking at it” — even though the official text is not public.   The Democratic presidential front-runner addressed her flip-flop on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a deal she backed as secretary of state, at Tuesday’s […]