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.

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151-175 of 19130 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
18980 Sun Jul 22 22:11:53 EDT 2012 Joshua Vana
18979 Sun Jul 22 21:26:14 EDT 2012 RoberT Geyer
18978 Sun Jul 22 19:28:14 EDT 2012 Pete Stapp
18977 Sun Jul 22 18:56:02 EDT 2012 Darlene Patton
18976 Sun Jul 22 17:24:59 EDT 2012 James Hubbard
18975 Sun Jul 22 17:14:38 EDT 2012 Mary Headrick 210 -->209We need to defend the U.S. economy. We need a strong economic defense, just like we need a strong military defense. Don't put the profits of multi-national corporations ahead of our citizens and environment.
18974 Sun Jul 22 16:41:17 EDT 2012 Charles Bush
18973 Sun Jul 22 12:40:19 EDT 2012 Michael Andoscia
18972 Sun Jul 22 11:24:06 EDT 2012 Lief Fitzpatrick
18971 Sun Jul 22 11:24:04 EDT 2012 Lief Fitzpatrick
18970 Sun Jul 22 11:04:25 EDT 2012 Brad Miller
18969 Sun Jul 22 10:35:02 EDT 2012 Denise Flynn-Webb
18968 Sun Jul 22 09:40:49 EDT 2012 Robin Gilbert
18967 Sun Jul 22 08:34:10 EDT 2012 Klaus Steinbrecher
18966 Sat Jul 21 21:50:48 EDT 2012 Dennis Andresen
18965 Sat Jul 21 19:01:33 EDT 2012 Hal Trufan
18964 Sat Jul 21 16:15:22 EDT 2012 Trent Petry
18963 Sat Jul 21 15:15:09 EDT 2012 David Butler We need policies that help domestic companies provide jobs here, and put a stop to job being shipped out.
18962 Sat Jul 21 14:49:41 EDT 2012 Dick Reiss
18961 Sat Jul 21 14:49:02 EDT 2012 Barbara Oleksa-Reiss
18960 Sat Jul 21 03:38:45 EDT 2012 Anonymous
18959 Sat Jul 21 02:49:09 EDT 2012 Louie Vaughan
18958 Fri Jul 20 19:54:08 EDT 2012 Peter Wilson
18957 Fri Jul 20 19:53:43 EDT 2012 David Hadden The fact that this agreement is being negotiated in secrecy indicates that it would probably be unpopular, and that those supporting it therefore want to enact without public scrutiny and comment, which More....
18956 Fri Jul 20 19:52:09 EDT 2012 Barbara Smith
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