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The #TPP is worse than #SOPA. Stop worldwide internet censorship, before it's too late!

Trans Pacific Partnership Provokes Fear Of Internet Censorship

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The Trans Pacific Partnership(TPP) has prompted fears of internet censorship and the creation of “internet police” on a global scale. The TPP has been billed as a “free trade agreement” similar to the NAFTA initiative of 1994. The TPP involves the United States and a dozen different nations and could give new powers to international…Read More
AFLCIO has provided the administration w ideas re how to improve US trade so it works for 99%, not just 1%

Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP)

The United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations—Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam and Japan—are negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Free Trade Agreement. This trade agreement presents the Obama administration with an opportunity to reform U.S. trade policy so it helps…Read More
#FairTrade differs from #FreeTrade bc it supports wages & working conditions in poor, developing markets.

Free Trade, Fair Trade: What’s the Difference? | Economy In Crisis

Often the terms “free trade” and “fair trade” are used interchangeably. However, they mean two completely different things. “Free trade” means unrestricted, uncontrolled access to our economy, tariff- and duty-free, for goods made for $4-per-hour or less. We cannot compete with these wages so we are forced to choose between going bankrupt,…Read More
Mom, may I please have some more of that cheap, dirty seafood from Vietnam? (Said no child ever...) #TPP = unsafe/unlabeled imported seafood that wd never pass #FDA inspection

Trading Away Our Safe Seafood | Food & Water Watch

By Mitch Jones Yesterday a bipartisan team of Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) hosted a briefing for Congress on the threat posed by the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) to our domestic seafood industry and to seafood safety. It was my pleasure to moderate the briefing. Both Congressman Jones and…Read More
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