Here you’ll find links to numerous well-written informative TPP articles

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Written by and for the rich to further enrich themselves at our expense,  Feb 11, 2016 Link

Canada bullied into complying with U.S. demands in TPP -Feb 2, 2016  Link

TPP is “the worst trade agreement for access to medicines in developing countries Link

Mass mobilization to stop the TPP announced as text is released – Link

Canadians Need to Know the Truth About the TPP Link

TPP is about many things, but free trade? Not so much” Globe and Mail, Nov 9 Link

The Council of Canadians opposes this deal because it includes an investor-state dispute settlement provision that allows transnational corporations to sue governments over legislation or policies made in the public interest Link 

The Star, January 11, 2016, writes: “Don’t let the TPP trade deal hamper climate progress”  Ref  There’s a costly contradiction between Canada’s climate change agenda and our continued acceptance of free-trade provisions that make us vulnerable to lawsuits from foreign fossil fuel companies

Canadians Need to Know the Truth About the TPP Link

TPP is about many things, but free trade? Not so much. -Globe and Mail, Nov 9 Link

Nobel Laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz heaps scorn on TPP and TTIP. “TTIP and TPP are about increasing the power of US corporations by stripping away member nations’ regulations and privatizing their judicial systems.” Link

From Truthdig: The Trans-Pacific Trade Scam:  Obama denies that the TPP would undermine America’s very sovereignty. Perhaps he was misinformed. Perhaps he hasn’t actually read the deal he’s pushing. Or — dare we say it? — perhaps he’s lying. Link

The Tyee:  Seven Ways TPP Favours Mega-rich Foreign Investors, Not Canadians Ref

Nobel Laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz heaps scorn on TPP and TTIP. “TTIP and TPP are about increasing the power of US corporations by stripping away member nations’ regulations and privatizing their judicial systems.” Link

Other sites exposing and attempting to prevent TTP ratification:

USA: 350.org,   stoptpp.org,  Expose the TPP,   OpenMedia,  Stop the Trap,    stopthetpp.org

From Truthdig: The Trans-Pacific Trade Scam:  Obama denies that the TPP would undermine America’s very sovereignty. Perhaps he was misinformed. Perhaps he hasn’t actually read the deal he’s pushing. Or — dare we say it? — perhaps he’s lying. Link

The Tyee:  Seven Ways TPP Favours Mega-rich Foreign Investors, Not Canadians Ref

New Zealand’s response: We are waking up. The fog is lifting. We are sweeping away the lies and secrecy. Link

USA response: Expose the TPP Link

How to stop TPP Link

Now we realize what these trade agreements cost us, we should not sign any more, (such as CETA and TiSA) and we should revoke those that we can get out of (such as NAFTA – out in 6 months.)

USA – Stop the fast track – Link

Stop the TPP If the TPP goes into effect:
• More U.S. Jobs will be sent offshore
• Foreign Corporations get veto power over U.S. laws
• Buy American laws would be illegal- Link

Other sites exposing and attempting to prevent TTP ratification: 350.org,   stoptpp.org,  Expose the TPP,   OpenMedia,  Stop the Trap,    stopthetpp.org

Video: Maude Barlow speaking about the TPP

 

TPP Will Cost Canada 58,000 Jobs, Won’t Grow Economy

if the economic argument for the deal was weak before, a new study from researchers at the UN and Tufts University may have finally laid the case to rest. Their analysis shows that Canada can expect a mere 0.28% increase to GDP growth—effectively zero change—over the next ten years if the TPP is implemented. Ref

Canada’s leading TPP watchdog demands “full public consultation” Link

‘Worse Than We Thought’: TPP A Total Corporate Power Grab Nightmare

Obama views Canada’s support for TPP as a done deal Link

Bernie Sanders: Stop another trade disaster – Link

Flush the TPP – TPP will entrench corporate power in every area of our lives –  Link

Stop TPP’s copyright trap – Link

“The Harper government has signed a deal that will lay off thousands of auto workers and put thousands of dairy farmers in jeopardy while giving even more foreign corporations the right to dictate Canadian policy. Stephen Harper has no right and no mandate to sign a deal that we are just learning about during a federal election. Link

How to create TPP-free zones – many have been set up in the US. Link “Organizing a TPP/TTIP-Free Zone is a great way to raise awareness of the ways that these secret rigged corporate deals will directly impact our communities.”

Trans-Pacific Partnership is a wonderful idea – for China. Worryingly to those of us who believe that entrepreneurship is crucial for economic growth, the TPP is failing on its declared goals.  Link

Countries Sign The TPP… Whatever Happened To The ‘Debate’ We Were Promised Before Signing? Link