The TPP is the largest—and worst—trade deal you’ve never heard of, devised in secret by representatives of some of the world’s largest corporations.
The TPP is a Trojan horse in a global race to the bottom, giving big corporations and Wall Street banks a way to eliminate any and all laws and regulations that get in the way of their profits.
“It is incomprehensible to me that the leaders of major corporate interests are actively involved in the writing of the TPP while elected officials have little or no knowledge as to what is in it.”
Let’s be clear: the TPP is much more than a “free trade” agreement. It is part of a global race to the bottom to boost the profits of large corporations and Wall Street by outsourcing jobs; undercutting worker rights; dismantling labor, environmental, health, food safety and financial laws; and allowing...
Insider trading has also become commonplace in corporate suites, which is one reason CEO pay has skyrocketed.
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