A Secret Trade Deal So Outrageous That Congress Isn't Even Allowed To Talk About It Publicly
"One part of the TPP that shows why negotiators want to minimize public awareness of the agreement consists of provisions giving corporations the right – as is the case under the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) – to directly sue governments for regulations that infringe upon their profits or potential profits." http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/19/trans-pacific-partnership-corporate-usurp-congress
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) | Only 6 chapters are about trade. 24 chapters give special rights to corporations | Laws that reign in banks to prevent another financial crisis become illegal for governments to enact. | Economists tell us it will kill 450,000 US jobs, 58,000 Canadian jobs and 75,000 in Japan. | Protecting the environment or human health won't be allowed if they in any way threaten profits. | It spells the end of our free and open internet. ...
Wednesday, WikiLeaks released details pertaining to a highly secretive, multinational trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership, ...warning that passage of NAFTA-esque trade agreement could have serious impact on internet freedom, innovation, medicine, civil liberty
TPP infographic http://canadians.org/tpp It should also be noted that the above info graphic, according to Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, represents two of 29 chapters, with 27 chapters unknown to the public concerning the TPP. If this becomes policy, according to Assange, the pact will be irrevocable. Vote this out if you are afforded the opportunity.