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"Obama TPP Trade Document Leaked, Revealing New Corporate Powers And Broken Campaign Promises"

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A critical document from President Barack Obama's free trade negotiations with eight Pacific nations for the TPP-- Trans Pacific Partnership-- was leaked online early Wednesday morning, revealing that the administration intends to bestow radical new political powers upon multinational corporations, contradicting prior promises. The new leak follows substantial controversy surrounding the secrecy of the talks, in which some members of Congress have complained they are not being given the same access to trade documents that corporate officials receive. 'The outrageous stuff in this leaked text may well be why U.S. trade officials have been so extremely secretive about these past two years of [trade] negotiations,' said Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch in a written statement.

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These "leaks" are no doubt intentional, meant to d... by Dar Gary on Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 1:11:41 PM
I want to really focus on this. Please, write arti... by Rob Kall on Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 1:54:14 PM
...meeting in Chantilly, Virginia. According to We... by Janet Gaudiello on Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 5:05:39 PM
Several experts predicted the coming of our econom... by Ray Tapajna on Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 2:02:22 PM
End Free Trade Now because we can not have "Supply... by greg timmons on Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 2:29:14 PM
Please explain to me how value added tax in, for e... by Stefan Thiesen on Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 3:23:27 AM
Stefan,It is time that we ended all Free Trade Leg... by greg timmons on Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 8:06:38 AM
I understand what you mean. Globalization in its c... by Stefan Thiesen on Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 10:58:48 AM
For some time I have said that the uneven "playing... by Toby Seiler on Friday, Jun 15, 2012 at 7:59:28 AM
I agree. Business, too, is approached as if it wer... by Stefan Thiesen on Monday, Jun 18, 2012 at 3:56:31 AM
Agreement", but NAFTA failed to get the two thirds... by Samuel Bryan on Friday, Jun 15, 2012 at 1:51:59 AM
... if the leak was by some misguided right-winger... by M. Wizard on Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 5:52:33 PM
Another issue where Obama and the Republican candi... by Rob Kall on Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 8:53:15 PM
Withal, MoveOn has sent me a questionnaire that as... by goedel on Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 7:27:47 PM
I still have to read the entire "leaked document... by Stefan Thiesen on Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 3:11:06 AM
In the context of this document I today came acros... by Stefan Thiesen on Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 6:17:14 AM
Hey Stefan! Playing 'pin the tail on the donkey... by Ned Lud on Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 7:07:20 AM
When we judge what someone says, we can only judge... by Stefan Thiesen on Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 11:03:48 AM
Here are the actual words of someone who is relati... by Ned Lud on Friday, Jun 15, 2012 at 7:15:37 AM
No objections here, Sir. The magic of course doesn... by Stefan Thiesen on Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 12:33:17 PM
to become clear to you why Wikileaks is so importa... by Archie on Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 11:07:46 AM
about this particular leaked document (not the art... by Stefan Thiesen on Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 3:06:32 PM
Pay close attention to whatever Obama says.Know he... by Miriam Callaghan on Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 5:23:32 PM
I am not clear on how international trade laws may... by Mari Eliza on Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 6:34:04 PM