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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176-200 of 19130 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
18955 Fri Jul 20 17:43:25 EDT 2012 Anonymous
18954 Fri Jul 20 16:56:00 EDT 2012 Jillian We do not need another trade agreement that benefits multinationals and harms workers in America.
18953 Fri Jul 20 15:19:36 EDT 2012 Kate Freund
18952 Fri Jul 20 14:06:48 EDT 2012 Joshua Turner
18951 Fri Jul 20 12:45:42 EDT 2012 Anonymous
18950 Fri Jul 20 07:24:31 EDT 2012 Ken Geren
18949 Thu Jul 19 20:22:29 EDT 2012 Brian Williams
18948 Thu Jul 19 19:31:45 EDT 2012 Sean-Michael Gilligan
18947 Thu Jul 19 17:49:26 EDT 2012 James Hubbard
18946 Thu Jul 19 17:35:37 EDT 2012 William Rigby
18945 Thu Jul 19 17:18:55 EDT 2012 Alice Dugar
18944 Thu Jul 19 17:03:18 EDT 2012 John Carter
18943 Thu Jul 19 16:44:57 EDT 2012 Anonymous
18942 Thu Jul 19 16:08:43 EDT 2012 Alex Fontana
18941 Thu Jul 19 16:04:26 EDT 2012 Stephen Smith DO NOT SIGN ON TO THIS !!!
18940 Thu Jul 19 15:22:32 EDT 2012 Carey Gross It is important to know where our food comes from. It is important to support local agriculture by eating locally grown food.
18939 Thu Jul 19 15:13:43 EDT 2012 Bonnie Fisher I am appalled that my government has chosen secrecy over public disclosure to its citizens, especially when it purports to be acting in their interests. More importantly,I am outraged that the U.S. government More....
18938 Thu Jul 19 14:42:36 EDT 2012 Lori Gilio
18937 Thu Jul 19 14:32:43 EDT 2012 noah madlin please put a stop to this assault on democracy !!
18936 Thu Jul 19 13:34:00 EDT 2012 Charlotte Reynolds
18935 Thu Jul 19 13:23:46 EDT 2012 Cpc Larson
18934 Thu Jul 19 13:22:18 EDT 2012 Jeremiah Millikan
18933 Thu Jul 19 12:57:46 EDT 2012 Robert Lemlin
18932 Thu Jul 19 12:19:38 EDT 2012 Alice McKaig
18931 Thu Jul 19 05:37:11 EDT 2012 Carol Clarke when so many Americans are unemeployed, underemployed, or forced to take salary reductions, pension reductions, or loss of pensions, it outrageous that Obama/Kirk team are negotiation this at all. or More....
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