Petition Obama Administration to Make Trade Work for Working Families
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Tell the Obama administration and U.S. negotiators to make trade policy work for working families. Sign the petition today!
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.
this is deceit and theft on a global scale. please act as though you care about the american population, instead of the fortune 500.
Thu Jul 26 05:16:23 EDT 2012
Thu Jul 26 00:44:41 EDT 2012
Investigate, record, agitate.
Thu Jul 26 00:13:45 EDT 2012
This goes against everything the Administration claims to stand for.
Wed Jul 25 15:42:04 EDT 2012
Wed Jul 25 06:53:51 EDT 2012
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Tue Jul 24 19:06:55 EDT 2012
We want seats at the table. Thus far you have betrayed your citizens.
Tue Jul 24 18:21:06 EDT 2012
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Tue Jul 24 10:21:44 EDT 2012
Tue Jul 24 09:34:04 EDT 2012
Neither political party represents working class Americans - we must have a fully functioning, representative Labor Party
Tue Jul 24 09:14:18 EDT 2012
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Tue Jul 24 00:00:03 EDT 2012
We need fair trade, not "Free Trade"! Get outr of NAFTA, WTO & all other so called Free Trade agreements! Reinstate tarrifs & bring manufacturing back to the U.S.
Mon Jul 23 22:51:15 EDT 2012
Mon Jul 23 18:13:14 EDT 2012
Mon Jul 23 17:26:13 EDT 2012
Please do not allow corporations to rule our lives. This is a HUGE trade policy and any unethical or greedy agreements will impact the lives of those who had NO SAY. In addition, a trade agreement of such More....magnitude will be very difficult to change in the future, when the need arises--because it will. If this agreement is not made on behalf of the PEOPLE we will be stuck with the resulting greed and corruption for years to come. This saddens me deeply. Please think this through and create an agreement that works for the many, not the few.
Mon Jul 23 14:10:20 EDT 2012
Mon Jul 23 11:55:26 EDT 2012
make the negotiations public! Protect jobs, worker safety, food safety and access to affordable medication
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