Power of Story
Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -

Share on Google Plus 1 Share on Twitter 1 Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (3 Shares)  

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   No comments

Sanders Condemns 'Disastrous' TPP as Ministers Seal Deal for Corporate Elite

Quicklink submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Jerry Lobdill     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; , Add Tags

Must Read 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Author 4979
Become a Fan
  (17 fans)
From flickr.com/photos/47422005@N04/10734398214/: Sanders Condemns 'Disastrous' TPP
Sanders Condemns 'Disastrous' TPP
(Image by DonkeyHotey)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

Amid a last minute scramble, leaders from the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries announced Monday that they had reached agreement on a sweeping trade deal, one that critics, including US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, say will slash standards and protections for both consumers and workers—with impacts to be felt across the globe.

The agreement, known as the Trans Pacific Partnership (or TPP), which would tie together as much as 40 percent of the world's economy, has for nearly 8 years been negotiated in secret. Though details of the compromise were not yet revealed early Monday, critics said that—minutia aside—the global trade pact will certainly be a boon for corporate power.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.commondreams.org

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -