CHOMSKY = “IT’S VERY UNDERSTANDABLE THAT (OBAMA’S TPP) SHOULD BE KEPT SECRET FROM THE PUBLIC — WHY SHOULD PEOPLE KNOW WHAT’S HAPPENING TO THEM?”
Chomsky = Obama Trade Deals = Assault on 99% = Corporate Domination
TPP = Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership deal = Assault on working people
TPP = Further corporate “domination” of Americans
TPP = Neoliberal Corporate Domination Project = Maximizes CORP profits
TPP = Greater INSECURITY AND COMPETITION working people for LOWER WAGES = MORE POVERTY IN AMERICA!
TPP = Negotiating TPP pact with 11 Pacific nations + CORPORATIONS GUIDING
TPP = American corporate interest groups + USA Chamber of Criminals who LIE and describe it as a free trade deal that will encourage economic growth.
TPP = QUAISI-CORPORATE = Office of U.S. Trade Representative LIE THAT TPP contains robust regulatory protections.
TPP = Labor unions and worker groups and environmentalists and public health advocates = Sharply criticize THIS CORPORATE CAPTURE!.
Chomsky = Most negotiations are outside trade issues = Limiting power of Nations to regulate, To control intellectual property = Boosts corporate powers
Chomsky = “It’s called free trade, but that’s just a joke. These are extreme, highly protectionist measures designed to undermine freedom of trade. In fact, much of what’s leaked about the TPP indicates that it’s not about trade at all, it’s about investor rights.”
TPP = Obama treats deal as classified information = Even blocking Congressional staffers and Congress from viewing texts. Document leaks are all we have.
TPP = Empowers corporations to directly challenge USA laws and regulations and those set by other nations before an international tribunal with authority to overrule a nation’s legal standards + Impose economic penalties on it.
TPP = DOMINATES World Trade Organization treaties where corporations must convince a sovereign nation to bring trade cases before an international court.
Chomsky = TPP is an escalation of neoliberal CORPORATE GOALS over prior WTO and North American Free Trade Agreement OUTRAGES!
Chomsky = “TPP…been kept very secret…It’s not secret from the hundreds of corporate lawyers and lobbyists who are writing the legislation. To them, it’s perfectly public. They’re, in fact, writing it….”
TPP = Members of Congress for “fast track” passage = SAME LIST OF CRIMINALS = Max Baucus (D-MT) + Orrin Hatch (R-UT) introduced legislation on Thursday that would prevent members of Congress from offering legislative amendments to whatever final trade deal Obama reaches.
TPP = Hit headwinds in the House = NO Democrat has agreed to co-sponsor the legislation = Boehner said fast track bill cannot pass without Democratic support.
Chomsky = Obama want to speed a sweeping trade deal that is in the interest of corporations rather than the public.