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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18930 Wed Jul 18 09:44:50 EDT 2012 Anonymous Why any free-trade agreements(FTA)? The US export economy is twice as large with non-FTA countries with whom the US trades. FTAs do nothing to enlarge the United States export economy. Why any More....
18929 Wed Jul 18 09:10:20 EDT 2012 Andrew
18928 Wed Jul 18 07:42:08 EDT 2012 Mark Gorman
18927 Wed Jul 18 07:42:08 EDT 2012 Mark Gorman
18926 Wed Jul 18 06:10:40 EDT 2012 Raymond Nash I have never liked corporate control over natural resources no matter what country owns them. NAFTA was the worst for the world. Neoliberalism is going crazy and we must act to stop it, NOW!When someone More....
18925 Wed Jul 18 00:58:52 EDT 2012 Gerda Muri
18924 Tue Jul 17 23:45:46 EDT 2012 Edward Ferroni
18923 Tue Jul 17 23:26:36 EDT 2012 John
18922 Tue Jul 17 22:49:01 EDT 2012 Charles Pohl One more step toward the aristocratic regime a la the Czar. Where are Lenin and Marx when we need them.
18921 Tue Jul 17 22:33:46 EDT 2012 Mary Jane Wallace
18920 Tue Jul 17 21:58:54 EDT 2012 Daniel Klein
18919 Tue Jul 17 21:48:51 EDT 2012 Teri Hinkle
18918 Tue Jul 17 20:23:25 EDT 2012 don cooke
18917 Tue Jul 17 18:55:20 EDT 2012 Mark Haasis Do not allow corporations to overrule necessary governmental regulations.
18916 Tue Jul 17 17:53:49 EDT 2012 David Arntson Please protect our individual, local, and national sovereignties.
18915 Tue Jul 17 17:14:48 EDT 2012 Debra Ames
18914 Tue Jul 17 16:46:27 EDT 2012 Richard Luke
18913 Tue Jul 17 14:41:51 EDT 2012 Michael Ellsworth If corporations are considered individuals, then they cannot make rules without using elected officials. No TPP and any cost.
18912 Tue Jul 17 13:31:39 EDT 2012 Anonymous
18911 Tue Jul 17 13:31:38 EDT 2012 Don Goodman
18910 Tue Jul 17 13:03:47 EDT 2012 Leslie Bettanin
18909 Tue Jul 17 12:17:39 EDT 2012 John Stanton
18908 Tue Jul 17 11:26:56 EDT 2012 Duncan Plancon I can't believe this is even a conversation!!!
18907 Tue Jul 17 11:20:18 EDT 2012 William Leight
18906 Tue Jul 17 11:11:51 EDT 2012 Ralph Harrison
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