US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker at a meeting before the Council on Foreign Relations
05 Apr 2016

Commerce Secretary Pritzker Defends Corporate Tribunals In TPP

Commerce Sec. Pritzker told the Council on Foreign Relations a controversial provision in the TPP was good because the US has prevailed every time.

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Michigan primiary exit poll on trustworthiness h/t HuffPo
09 Mar 2016

Hillary Clinton’s Auto Bailout Smear On Bernie Sanders Backfires

In a craven attempt to win votes from autoworkers in Michigan, Hillary Clinton misrepresented Bernie Sanders’ position on the auto bailout.

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Screen shot from local Fox News affiliate's live stream of Hillary Clinton's speech
04 Mar 2016

Clinton’s Unveiled Plans For Workers And Trade Conflict With Her Record

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign sounds more and more like Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign every day

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Free Syrian Army TOW in Homs (WP:NFCC#4). Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia
16 Feb 2016

Behind The Headline: NATO’s Apocalyptic Vision For Syria

In the premiere episode of Behind the Headline, Mnar Muhawesh explains NATO’s secret goals for ‘peace talks’ in Syria. Plus TPP & the U.S. pivot to Asia.

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At a protest against the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) on March 30, 2014, an activist holds a sign which reads "Fascism is not economic policy!" (Flickr / Peg Hunter)
05 Feb 2016

Corporate Takeover: Trans-Pacific Partnership Signed In New Zealand

If the Trans-Pacific Partnership is ratified, it could lead to unprecedented corporate control over the Internet, international law, and the environment.

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File: In this August 21, 2014 photograph, a group of short-beaked common dolphins swim in the wake of a boat. (Flickr File: In this August 21, 2014 photograph, short-beaked common dolphins ride in the wake of  boat. (Flickr / Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith)
28 Nov 2015

Ban On Tuna Labeled Dolphin-Safe Shows How TPP Will Crush Consumer Rights

The World Trade Organization’s push to ban the US’ labeling of dolphin-safe tuna provides us with a window into America’s dark future with the TPP.

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"Stop Fast Track rally in D.C." by AFGE on Flickr
05 Nov 2015

White House Releases Text Of Trans-Pacific Partnership

The White House has released the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) online, the first time the public will see history’s largest trade deal.

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Graphic included in WikiLeaks' press release on TPP intellectual property chapter
09 Oct 2015

WikiLeaks Publishes Finalized TPP Chapter Which Expands Monopoly Rights for Pharmaceutical Companies

Days after secretive negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership concluded, WikiLeaks has published the complete chapter on intellectual property. The leaked text shows the TPP would expands monopoly rights for pharmaceutical companies to help protect against competition from generic drug manufacturers. According to an analysis by Public Citizen, the text also

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The Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong invites Secretary of Defense Ash Carter to join him for a "selfie" during a reception prior the opening dinner of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, May 29, 2015. Pictured at right is Senator Jack Reed. (Flickr / Department of Defense)
08 Oct 2015

How TPP Stands To Significantly Boost U.S. Military Power In Asia-Pacific Region

WikiLeaks cables reveal one hidden agenda of the Trans-Pacific Partnership: increasing the might of American empire against China’s growing power.

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The TPP Handshake (Electronic Frontier Foundation via Flickr)
07 Oct 2015

TPP: Supposed Free Trade Agreement To Expand Copyrights And Patents

The TPP is being sold as a “free trade” agreement to facilitate the flow of goods and services across borders, but a big part of it does the exact opposite.

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