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 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....CURRENTLY BEING NEGOTIATED! Do not sign away, U.S. protections for all workers and the public!!!!!
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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?
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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.
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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....FTAs?
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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....invests they are making a gamble, but these trade agreements are rigging the game and giving power and profits to corporations where none of it is earned, and even the people and their gov'ts are losing to Big Moneyed interests. Corporations should not be allowed a guarantee of profits which must be paid for by poor countries' taxpayers.
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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.
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