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 10:40:38 EDT 2012 Terry Eaton
18904 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.
18903 Tue Jul 17 09:21:41 EDT 2012 Mary Matzek
18902 Tue Jul 17 02:37:51 EDT 2012 Melissa Hillen
18901 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!
18900 Tue Jul 17 01:46:14 EDT 2012 Arnold Lelis
18899 Tue Jul 17 01:26:25 EDT 2012 Tony Cohen
18898 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.
18897 Mon Jul 16 22:14:17 EDT 2012 babette bruton
18896 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.
18895 Mon Jul 16 21:31:03 EDT 2012 babette bruton
18894 Mon Jul 16 21:25:58 EDT 2012 charles swanke
18893 Mon Jul 16 20:50:33 EDT 2012 Rosemarie Osmun
18892 Mon Jul 16 20:50:26 EDT 2012 David Vargas
18891 Mon Jul 16 17:46:42 EDT 2012 Steven Gilliam The TPP is Bullshit
18890 Mon Jul 16 17:35:04 EDT 2012 Ralph Lovelace
18889 Mon Jul 16 17:31:51 EDT 2012 Stephanie Bershad Please don't sign this agreement at all. It makes corporations, not governments, the rulers of the people. Thank you.
18888 Mon Jul 16 17:05:43 EDT 2012 Art Steele
18887 Mon Jul 16 16:28:39 EDT 2012 Anonymous Stop this insanity NOW.
18886 Mon Jul 16 16:26:03 EDT 2012 Angel
18885 Mon Jul 16 16:25:12 EDT 2012 Marvin Baca Keep jobs here, keep resources here. These agreements should be about helping people not about helping the bottom line of a multinational corporation.
18884 Mon Jul 16 16:14:44 EDT 2012 Lou Block
18883 Mon Jul 16 15:30:03 EDT 2012 shannon garrabrant
18882 Mon Jul 16 14:33:34 EDT 2012 diane libman
18881 Mon Jul 16 14:08:49 EDT 2012 richard miller
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