19 Aug 2013 proclus   » (Master)

Tell Congress: Say NO to "NAFTA on steroids"

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been called "NAFTA on steroids" – and for good reason. Negotiated behind closed doors by the governments of a dozen countries (including ours) colluding with corporate interests, this secret "trade" deal would eviscerate regulations that protect consumers, workers, the environment and our financial system. And it would set up a legal regime where corporate profits trump the policy priorities of sovereign governments. The first step in corporate plan to pass the TPP is something called "fast track trade authority." Join me in tell Congress to say NO to fast-track track authority. Click the link below to sign the petition:

Syndicated 2013-08-19 18:48:00 (Updated 2013-08-19 18:48:21) from proclus

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