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.
Stop trying to treat us as third world gift to corporations!
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Should the U.S. continue to pursue greedy, imbalanced trade agreements like NAFTA & its descendants, the U.S. will continue to do a disservice to labor in the U.S. & abroad further indicating that both More....the Democrat & Republican parties are in cahoots against labor domestically & internationally. The U.S. trade policy position agenda of the last two plus decades ensures an antagonistic relationship between the U.S. public/private leadership & labor, thereby ensuring labor worldwide will find U.S. trade policy abhorrent & resistance unending. Let's stop making an enemy of the global labor force. Let's start working for the greater good. In the long run, to maintain the current course will ensure that the U.S. will demonize itself to the point of irrelevancy & economic failure. History will remember the U.S. as greedy & inhumane. We are our own worst enemy. Few will trust trade with the U.S. now & well into the foreseeable future. The U.S. is choosing to be feared & hated rather than loved & trusted. The U.S. will pay for that indefinitely. There is no wisdom in that.
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Fri Aug 24 13:20:45 EDT 2012
Personally, I think EVERY free trade agreement should be thrown out. They need to be re-negotiated so the American People get SOMETHING out of the deal. The American worker is clobbered by every Trade More....Deal to date.
Fri Aug 24 12:25:34 EDT 2012
Fri Aug 24 00:34:47 EDT 2012
Every day we move closer to a Fascist country being pushed by Multinational Corporations. Every day that this is allowed to take place is a day that we move closer to Revolution as the only means the people More....of this once great country have left.
It will be bloody but in the end the Cancer that has been growing for more than 30 years will finally be removed from this country and the American dream will be restored!
Tue Aug 21 11:37:57 EDT 2012
Ronald C Faas
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Shame on you for attempting to strip the rights from the people of this nation and the world by secretly enacting this disgusting corporatist manifesto.
Thu Aug 16 12:55:23 EDT 2012
This agreement and the earlier NAFTA agreements are a disgrace. They appear to be part of the revised"shock doctrine".
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