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Fearless

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Thu Nov 5, 2015, 11:50 PM Nov 2015

Remember when we were told to shut up and wait to see the text of the TPP? [View all]

That Obama would never support the 1% over the 99%?

So were we right to be concerned or wrong?


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Right. 840high Nov 2015 #1
Probably right, but too soon to say definitively. Jim Lane Nov 2015 #2
Thanks for this insightful post. gvstn Nov 2015 #4
the ISDS section (9) is less than 60 pages, but is critical magical thyme Nov 2015 #19
Is this who Obama has really been all along? A toady for the 1%? It sure seems like it. Kablooie Nov 2015 #3
It's a really, really bad thing. SoapBox Nov 2015 #5
China has state run corporations, US is a corporation run state. Neither govt. serves the people. whereisjustice Nov 2015 #6
Obama's ultimate betrayal. Scuba Nov 2015 #7
I'm really liking the labor annexes. The environmental section is concerning Recursion Nov 2015 #8
who told you that?! Nobody ever told me to shut up about the TPP. ellenrr Nov 2015 #9
I take it you will be eating you words davidpdx Nov 2015 #11
I don't understand why you're linking me to DU threads... ellenrr Nov 2015 #12
Right (nt) bigwillq Nov 2015 #10
The TPP has 29 chapters -- a very thick and heavy book Hortensis Nov 2015 #13
It will take some of us a while to digest it and see if it is better or worse than NAFTA and the WTO pampango Nov 2015 #14
The fact is that the final draft is basically the first draft Fearless Nov 2015 #15
You think they are going to re-negotiate the whole agreement? Several countries pampango Nov 2015 #16
We WILL defeat it. Fearless Nov 2015 #22
One is always right to be concerned but after having read the document...WTF are people kelliekat44 Nov 2015 #17
you've read and interpreted 5500 pages of legalese that was released yesterday? right. magical thyme Nov 2015 #20
Ok, so what kind of POSSIBLE trade deal do you folks want to see? What changes would you kelliekat44 Nov 2015 #18
this isn't a trade deal. it's a corporate rights deal. magical thyme Nov 2015 #21
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