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brooklynite

(93,138 posts)
1. Since she's not planning to, I'm not going to worry about it.
Sun Apr 24, 2016, 11:16 PM
Apr 2016

You folks will have to write your own conspiracy theories.

Baobab

(4,667 posts)
5. It will be passed during the lame duck period and Obama will sign it
Wed Apr 27, 2016, 08:51 PM
Apr 2016

and the dominant changes to most Americans will be the globalization of a lot of jobs, which will be farmed out to the lowest qualified bidders internationally.

See the WTO Government Procurement Agreement here:

http://www.c-span.org/video/?323349-3/washington-journal-sharyl-attkisson-stonewalled

Note that there is an e-portal. Under TiSA many portions of the public sector must be privatized and eventually those jobs will go to whomever the lowest qualified bidder is. Also, there is procurement in TTIP between the US and EU. TPP also has some services.

the impact on the US could eventually be huge, making the entry level in a lot of professions pretty hard for young people without an advanced education to get into, unfortunately because they are not viewed as captive, low wage high skill workers. the lure of low costs and high profits is too high.

What i am talking about is broadly called "Mode Four"

 

Bohemianwriter

(978 posts)
3. She was for it before she allegedly is against it...
Mon Apr 25, 2016, 01:45 AM
Apr 2016

Kinda strange since she was one of the architects, distancing herself from her own agenda...

pampango

(24,692 posts)
4. Good question. And will the influence be better or worse than the existing influence of NAFTA and
Mon Apr 25, 2016, 06:07 AM
Apr 2016

the WTO since their rules and arbitration panels govern trade with these countries now?

Republicans in congress now want to wait until after the election to vote on TPP since Trump, Cruz and their base hate it. IF Hillary wins the GE, congress might approve it during the lame duck session and Obama would sign it before she is even inaugurated. Hillary would breathe a sigh of relief that it was off her plate. If Trump wins the GE, you would think TPP would be dead. (Of course, that presumes that the Donald means anything that comes out of his mouth - a yuuuuuuge presumption.)

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