Write a Letter to the Editor About the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Help Drag the TPP “Free Trade” Agreement into the Media Spotlight

You can send a letter to the editor to major news outlets and demand that they cover this deal that is swiftly becoming “NAFTA-on-steroids” with the world.

Here’s how:

Select one or all of the major news outlets listed below.

Select a few of the talking points below:

  • U.S. negotiators have been working behind closed doors for three years on a massive “trade” agreement that would offshore millions of American jobs and flood us with unsafe imported food. Now it includes ten countries, but it would be open for China and Russia to join later.
  • It’s called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). It is basically NAFTA all over again, only much bigger. Thanks to recent text leaks, we know that it would allow foreign corporations to attack U.S. environmental, health and safety laws in foreign tribunals and demand taxpayer compensation. It includes incentives for U.S. firms to offshore jobs.
  • Obviously, TPP is something Americans need to know about. So, where is your coverage?
  • Yes, TPP is being negotiated in secret with even members of Congress barred from seeing the text. But that makes it even more critical for the media to cover.
  • And its big political news. President Obama is attacking Governor Romney for offshoring American jobs. But Obama is supporting this massive job-offshoring deal.
  • State legislators from all 50 states have raised concern.
  • Many members of Congress have signed a letter criticizing the deal and demanding access to the secret draft texts.
  • The American public relies on you. TPP is a very big deal. We need to know more. TPP negotiations start again in Virginia in a few weeks. Will you have a reporter there?
Submit your letter to the editor and leave a comment letting us know that you helped drag TPP out into the media spotlight!

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In order to increase the likelihood of your letter being printed, please keep it 150 words. It should be sent in the body of an e-mail (no attachments) to the publication of your choice.

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Number Date Name Location Comments
1585 Fri Aug 02 10:26:52 EDT 2013 Alexis Maestre-Saborit FL God is the Only Power in the World,
No United States.
Alexis Maestre-Saborit.
1584 Fri Aug 02 10:25:21 EDT 2013 Alexis Maestre-Saborit FL No More Injustice in the United States.
Alexis Maestre-Saborit
1583 Fri Mar 29 20:15:06 EDT 2013 Jeri Zeutzius VA
1582 Wed Mar 06 19:25:27 EST 2013 Hector Morales WA
1581 Sat Feb 23 08:45:18 EST 2013 Marian Evans CA
1580 Fri Feb 22 14:02:50 EST 2013 KC Peterson CA
1579 Wed Feb 20 15:52:53 EST 2013 Alan Swartwout WI
1578 Tue Feb 19 03:14:20 EST 2013 Anonymous CA Please don't sell your nations workforce for higher slave labor profits.
1577 Sat Feb 16 19:35:51 EST 2013 Robert Nuzum FL
1576 Wed Feb 13 10:39:57 EST 2013 Cara Brooke NY
1575 Wed Feb 13 08:58:31 EST 2013 Ashton Tassin TX
1574 Tue Feb 12 12:20:37 EST 2013 Anonymous IL I, for one, also plan on asking local newspapers and radio to shed some light on the TPP as well as Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. I urge more of you to do the same.
1573 Tue Feb 12 12:20:18 EST 2013 Anonymous IL I, for one, also plan on asking local newspapers and radio to shed some light on the TPP as well as Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. I urge more of you to do the same.
1572 Sat Feb 02 04:00:53 EST 2013 Scott Heinze NY
1571 Fri Feb 01 12:26:07 EST 2013 Mike Sullivan NJ
1570 Sat Jan 26 00:08:49 EST 2013 Anonymous WA 207 -->206Why not Seattle Times? I'll forward this round to large papers left in WA. TPP threatens what's left of the middle class, will wipe out any but the wealthy, who directly benefit from corporate personhood.
1569 Sat Jan 26 00:08:48 EST 2013 Anonymous WA 207 -->206Why not Seattle Times? I'll forward this round to large papers left in WA. TPP threatens what's left of the middle class, will wipe out any but the wealthy, who directly benefit from corporate personhood.
1568 Fri Jan 18 13:44:17 EST 2013 Anonymous TX I believe the United State need more trade,
But on a better standing cause this country is in a deficit more then its ever been. We need more foreign trades to help The. US and other countries. If More....
1567 Wed Jan 09 07:05:04 EST 2013 Omani Gilliam CA
1566 Mon Jan 07 12:45:52 EST 2013 Nancy Haney NY These audacious treaties have an incredible "no opting-out" clause. We have no representation on NAFTA "boards of directors", consequently we lose control of our resources, not to mention, our social and More....
1565 Fri Jan 04 10:24:24 EST 2013 Michael Salzman MO
1564 Mon Dec 10 12:42:33 EST 2012 Christopher Benjamin FL
1563 Fri Dec 07 21:54:15 EST 2012 Marian Evans CA
1562 Fri Dec 07 09:22:59 EST 2012 Tristan Taber ME
1561 Fri Nov 30 18:26:25 EST 2012 Sandra Atkins WI
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