Petition Obama Administration to Make Trade Work for Working Families

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Our U.S. trade team is negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA). This would be the biggest trade agreement in U.S. history. If not done right, it could lead to more U.S. jobs being outsourced, the erosion of workers’ rights and Buy America provisions, and undermining of U.S. environmental and consumer safety protections.

We cannot afford to repeat the mistakes of past trade policy.

Therefore, we, the undersigned, call on you to ensure the TPP FTA:

1. Creates jobs in the United States and does not promote offshoring;

2. Improves working conditions and strengthens workers’ rights at home and abroad;

3. Allows governments to prioritize spending taxpayer funds locally; and

4. Protects the rights of sovereign governments to make policies in the public interest, including policies with respect to clean air and water, affordable medicines and food safety.

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101-125 of 19130 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
19030 Sun Jul 29 16:33:05 EDT 2012 Richard W. Gruhl
19029 Sun Jul 29 16:11:44 EDT 2012 Matthew Maras
19028 Sun Jul 29 16:08:23 EDT 2012 Robert Johnson
19027 Sun Jul 29 16:07:38 EDT 2012 Linda Klein
19026 Sun Jul 29 14:56:06 EDT 2012 Lisa Herrmann
19025 Sun Jul 29 14:55:00 EDT 2012 Lisa Herrmann
19024 Sun Jul 29 08:57:11 EDT 2012 Lee Michalsky let the sun shine in.
19023 Sat Jul 28 09:11:43 EDT 2012 Rick Klein
19022 Sat Jul 28 05:10:16 EDT 2012 Dennis Nolan
19021 Sat Jul 28 03:10:26 EDT 2012 Beatrice Bertwell Preserve workers' rights. We must have fair trade and transparency.
19020 Fri Jul 27 18:03:47 EDT 2012 Diana Nelson Increasing corporate profit has not historically resulted in improving the economy for the majority of American citizens, probably be cause of the multinationa nature or corporations today, along with More....
19019 Fri Jul 27 12:07:30 EDT 2012 Danica Fierman Government is supposed to be for the people and by the people. Corporations are not people. Any trade agreement our government is working towards should be open and transparent and involve real working More....
19018 Fri Jul 27 12:07:25 EDT 2012 Tammy Cober
19017 Fri Jul 27 00:41:18 EDT 2012 jackie america's fire sale.
19016 Thu Jul 26 23:23:44 EDT 2012 Ron
19015 Thu Jul 26 22:33:59 EDT 2012 Steve Pagano
19014 Thu Jul 26 20:20:15 EDT 2012 E B Get out of NAFTA & WTO & restore tariffs! We need fair trade, not "Free Trade". We can bring manufacturing back to the U.S. Do it now!
19013 Thu Jul 26 17:16:15 EDT 2012 David Gorchov
19012 Thu Jul 26 17:04:55 EDT 2012 David Schneider This is outrageous and clearly not in the best interests of the American taxpayers. This is being hidden from the public and needs be brought out into the open and prevented from becoming another mistake More....
19011 Thu Jul 26 12:45:57 EDT 2012 Nancy Paul
19010 Thu Jul 26 12:27:28 EDT 2012 Tim Bray this is deceit and theft on a global scale. please act as though you care about the american population, instead of the fortune 500.
19009 Thu Jul 26 05:16:23 EDT 2012 Anonymous
19008 Thu Jul 26 00:44:41 EDT 2012 Richard Nelson Investigate, record, agitate.
19007 Thu Jul 26 00:13:45 EDT 2012 Eric Ebel This goes against everything the Administration claims to stand for.
19006 Wed Jul 25 15:42:04 EDT 2012 Karen Miller
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