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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201-225 of 19130 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
18930 Wed Jul 18 22:03:40 EDT 2012 John Lorand
18929 Wed Jul 18 20:53:45 EDT 2012 Alice McKaig
18928 Wed Jul 18 18:30:25 EDT 2012 ron conder
18927 Wed Jul 18 18:09:45 EDT 2012 Sherie Helstien This process is and it's possible outcome would be an abomonation for this country's and the world's population in economic and health and welfare terms. President Obama, DO NOT SIGN ON TO THE AGREEMENT More....
18926 Wed Jul 18 16:06:38 EDT 2012 Manuel Daponte
18925 Wed Jul 18 15:56:54 EDT 2012 Richard Luke
18924 Wed Jul 18 14:58:57 EDT 2012 Ellen Inman This trade policy would end the United States as we know it, and make it a trans-national corporation. Is that what The Elites think they can get away with?
18923 Wed Jul 18 14:42:18 EDT 2012 grace
18922 Wed Jul 18 14:41:44 EDT 2012 grace
18921 Wed Jul 18 14:09:14 EDT 2012 Nancy Stiefel
18920 Wed Jul 18 12:19:34 EDT 2012 Arthur Rochester Stop the TPP global spiral to the bottom, except corporate profits. Bring trade negotiations into the public. Allow all trade agreements to work for everyone and our environment too.
18919 Wed Jul 18 12:00:21 EDT 2012 Anonymous
18918 Wed Jul 18 11:00:23 EDT 2012 Anonymous
18917 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....
18916 Wed Jul 18 09:10:20 EDT 2012 Andrew
18915 Wed Jul 18 07:42:08 EDT 2012 Mark Gorman
18914 Wed Jul 18 07:42:08 EDT 2012 Mark Gorman
18913 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....
18912 Wed Jul 18 00:58:52 EDT 2012 Gerda Muri
18911 Tue Jul 17 23:45:46 EDT 2012 Edward Ferroni
18910 Tue Jul 17 23:26:36 EDT 2012 John
18909 Tue Jul 17 22:49:01 EDT 2012 Patricia Blatter & C. S. Pohl One more step toward the aristocratic regime a la the Czar. Where are Lenin and Marx when we need them.
18908 Tue Jul 17 22:33:46 EDT 2012 Mary Jane Wallace
18907 Tue Jul 17 21:58:54 EDT 2012 Daniel Klein
18906 Tue Jul 17 21:48:51 EDT 2012 Teri Hinkle
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