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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Number Date Name Add a Comment
19080 Tue Aug 14 12:07:08 EDT 2012 doug franklin
19079 Mon Aug 13 15:51:50 EDT 2012 Anonymous
19078 Mon Aug 13 05:42:40 EDT 2012 Anonymous
19077 Sun Aug 12 23:00:53 EDT 2012 Carlos Echevarria
19076 Sun Aug 12 20:39:09 EDT 2012 Cynthia Smith
19075 Sun Aug 12 15:35:04 EDT 2012 diane
19074 Sat Aug 11 22:15:30 EDT 2012 Henrietta Wise Especially protect indigenous People's rights to their own products, medicines and rights of place and ownership. Thank you.
19073 Sat Aug 11 20:10:30 EDT 2012 Patti Dale
19072 Sat Aug 11 18:50:47 EDT 2012 Paul Gregg
19071 Sat Aug 11 15:43:30 EDT 2012 Glen Williams
19070 Fri Aug 10 21:34:49 EDT 2012 Carl Klein
19069 Fri Aug 10 17:46:41 EDT 2012 Steve Pagano
19068 Fri Aug 10 07:08:07 EDT 2012 Emma Walker
19067 Thu Aug 09 20:15:05 EDT 2012 Danny Dyche
19066 Thu Aug 09 15:17:30 EDT 2012 Jodie York PITCHFORKS
19065 Thu Aug 09 13:29:38 EDT 2012 Richard Gedney We need to limit Corporations from legislating our laws. The current TPP agreement is not good for the American People. The information leaked on big Pharma limiting generic choice in Medicine is just More....
19064 Wed Aug 08 21:50:32 EDT 2012 Glen Williams
19063 Wed Aug 08 18:38:59 EDT 2012 Chiara Testi
19062 Wed Aug 08 14:02:16 EDT 2012 Amy Mower
19061 Tue Aug 07 17:31:35 EDT 2012 Christ Thomsen
19060 Tue Aug 07 04:41:33 EDT 2012 Carlos Echevarria
19059 Tue Aug 07 00:19:36 EDT 2012 barbara postema
19058 Mon Aug 06 20:45:30 EDT 2012 NANCY VANDUKER
19057 Mon Aug 06 20:28:53 EDT 2012 Donna Marykwas, Ph.D.
19056 Mon Aug 06 18:14:05 EDT 2012 Alan McClain Greedy multinational corporations must NOT be allowed to rob nations by engineering payments to themselves for avoiding regulations signed into law and bypassing all accepted forms of fair business practice More....
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