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Read below and watch the videos to find out more about this secret trade agreement and how it can/will affect us.
Update November 13, 2013: Wikileaks just released the TPP document
Alt Link for TPP document: https://occupyventura805.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/wikileaks-secret-tpp-treaty-ip-chapter.pdf
Democracy Now Report on TPP http://youtu.be/CS-x5SlcPPM
It’s a corporate Trojan Horse. Limits food safety and environmental safety legislation and more. . . and a whole chunk of SOPA is also included. Every country will be required to change its laws to conform to this.
TPP threatens food safety. It places the profits of multinational corporations over the food security of individual nations.
“The Obama administration has made it a priority to have the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) completed by the end of the year. The TPP is the largest trade agreement negotiated since the World Trade Organization (WTO). It covers 12 countries so far and includes provisions that reach beyond issues of trade. The full contents of the TPP are unknown because it has been negotiated with unprecedented secrecy; however, it is clear from what has been revealed that the TPP gives transnational corporations the power to alter our laws down to the local level to enhance and protect their profits.” See more at: http://www.occupy.com/article/we-will-not-obey-building-global-resistance-trans-pacific-partnership#sthash.ksspK8AT.Pdfcbs67.dpuf
Public Citizen Detail on TPP http://www.citizen.org/Page.aspx?pid=3129
Congress has barely even been allowed to see the “draft” text. Members cannot take detailed notes or review with staff. They are not allowed to talk about it.
Letter from Members of Congress to Pres. Obama about TPP (October 30, 2013) http://www.citizen.org/documents/congressional-letter-on-tpp-tobacco-proposal-october-2013.pdf
Expose The TPP
The Trans-Pacific Partnership n. 1. A “free trade” agreement that would set rules on non-trade matters such as food safety, internet freedom, medicine costs, financial regulation, and the environment. 2. A binding international governance system that would require the United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam, and any other country that signs on to conform their domestic policies to its rules. 3. A secret trade negotiation that has included over 600 official corporate “trade advisors” while hiding the text from Members of Congress, governors, state legislators, the press, civil society, and the public.
Video explaining it: http://youtu.be/fhLRfVfsiPY
Lee Camp Moment of Clarity on TPP http://youtu.be/22077TwLXUg
TPP is a secret trade agreement being negotiated behind the backs of congress and the American people with the help of 600 corporate advisors.
Alt Video Link: http://youtu.be/ACM3_-TK3Iw
“The full contents of the TPP are unknown because it has been negotiated with unprecedented secrecy; however, it is clear from what has been revealed that the TPP gives transnational corporations the power to alter our laws down to the local level to enhance and protect their profits.” —From InfoWars: http://youtu.be/XfSG-31IaoA