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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226-250 of 19130 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
18905 Tue Jul 17 20:23:25 EDT 2012 don cooke
18904 Tue Jul 17 18:55:20 EDT 2012 Mark Haasis Do not allow corporations to overrule necessary governmental regulations.
18903 Tue Jul 17 17:53:49 EDT 2012 David Arntson Please protect our individual, local, and national sovereignties.
18902 Tue Jul 17 17:48:53 EDT 2012 Yolanda Goff
18901 Tue Jul 17 17:14:48 EDT 2012 Debra Ames
18900 Tue Jul 17 16:46:27 EDT 2012 Richard Luke
18899 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.
18898 Tue Jul 17 13:31:39 EDT 2012 Anonymous
18897 Tue Jul 17 13:31:38 EDT 2012 Don Goodman
18896 Tue Jul 17 13:03:47 EDT 2012 Leslie Bettanin
18895 Tue Jul 17 12:17:39 EDT 2012 John Stanton
18894 Tue Jul 17 11:26:56 EDT 2012 Duncan Plancon I can't believe this is even a conversation!!!
18893 Tue Jul 17 11:20:18 EDT 2012 William Leight
18892 Tue Jul 17 11:11:51 EDT 2012 Ralph Harrison
18891 Tue Jul 17 10:40:38 EDT 2012 Terry Eaton
18890 Tue Jul 17 10:29:18 EDT 2012 Shelley Foley-Schipper Trade agreements done in secret tend to only support corporate interest and not those of the citizens. Make puplic the information that the rest of us have to live with the consequences of.
18889 Tue Jul 17 09:21:41 EDT 2012 Mary Matzek
18888 Tue Jul 17 02:37:51 EDT 2012 Melissa Hillen
18887 Tue Jul 17 02:07:46 EDT 2012 Valerie Belt Please don't let the corporations continue on their path of wanting to rule the world!
18886 Tue Jul 17 01:46:14 EDT 2012 Arnold Lelis
18885 Tue Jul 17 01:26:25 EDT 2012 Tony Cohen
18884 Tue Jul 17 00:28:27 EDT 2012 Margaret Goodman I know that you are better than Mitt Romney. Prove it by following the petitions in this letter.
18883 Mon Jul 16 22:14:17 EDT 2012 Babette Bruton
18882 Mon Jul 16 22:07:36 EDT 2012 Anonymous We should know through labeling where and how our food in medicine is caught, raised, and produced.
18881 Mon Jul 16 21:31:03 EDT 2012 Babette Bruton
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