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Wed Dec 30, 2015, 10:40 PM

9 Disastrous Ways the TPP Will Affect Your Daily Life [View all]


http://economyincrisis.org/content/nine-ways-the-tpp-will-affect-your-daily-life

The White House and corporatists in Congress passed fast track trade authority to railroad the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) through Congress. This awoke a sleeping giant of citizens upset about how it passed and what the TPP would do to America, making the TPP and hot topics for the 2016 elections. Why did they need fast track so badly? Because without it, the TPP wouldn’t stand a chance at passing. With history showing how “free trade” agreements have failed us and the devastating effects of the WTO, this comes as no surprise.

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The danger with the TPP though is deals with so much more than just trade. Some of the other dangerous provisions in the TPP include ones that affect:

>The Internet and internet regulations

>Food safety and labeling policies

>Health care, decreasing access and increasing the cost of medicines

>Our environmental policies, lowering our standards

>Workers’ rights and labor standards

>It would devastate financial regulations we have put in place to protect our economy

>Service-sector regulation

>Investments

>Patents and copyrights making goods more expensive and discouraging innovation


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Bill Clinton sold us out: NAFTA, WTO, GATT, Telecommunications Act, Glass-Stegal, and more
Obama sold us out: TPP,

Hillary will just be more of the Same corporate, DLC, BLue Dog, Republican lite crap.

The only possibility of progress this time around is Bernie.


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