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
19055 Mon Aug 06 13:35:47 EDT 2012 helen raisz Secrecy is the enemy of democracy/ It is time for transparency.
19054 Mon Aug 06 12:00:04 EDT 2012 dawn regier
19053 Mon Aug 06 11:15:50 EDT 2012 Christy Donner Transparency, transparency, transparency!
19052 Mon Aug 06 11:04:45 EDT 2012 Leslie Turner Transparency?? Maybe you've heard of it?
Citizen's rights? Hmmm?
No more secrecy, no more lies!
19051 Mon Aug 06 10:57:42 EDT 2012 Susannah Bair
19050 Mon Aug 06 10:54:42 EDT 2012 F.E. DUNCAN
19049 Sun Aug 05 19:04:21 EDT 2012 Lynn Biddle
19048 Sun Aug 05 17:52:26 EDT 2012 Michael Price
19047 Sun Aug 05 15:42:10 EDT 2012 Roger Brown Don't allow corporate rights to outweigh human rights! Stop this awful agenda from proceeding!
19046 Sun Aug 05 15:13:23 EDT 2012 Scott Steffens That's it you idiots. Destroy your customer base.
19045 Sun Aug 05 11:08:19 EDT 2012 Matthew Burke I think it is an act of treason. These trade agreements have destroyed peoples lives and dreams, and reduced our stanard of living.
19044 Sat Aug 04 16:26:04 EDT 2012 Carla Elchesen
19043 Sat Aug 04 10:29:10 EDT 2012 david gustafson Stop the secrecy on napta
19042 Fri Aug 03 13:22:14 EDT 2012 Gilbert
19041 Fri Aug 03 12:48:23 EDT 2012 Gilbert
19040 Fri Aug 03 11:47:36 EDT 2012 Joan Bathanti
19038 Wed Aug 01 14:48:49 EDT 2012 Patrick Dolan
19037 Wed Aug 01 14:24:12 EDT 2012 Patrick Dolan
19036 Tue Jul 31 23:42:03 EDT 2012 Bret Carbone
19035 Tue Jul 31 18:09:22 EDT 2012 Elana
19034 Tue Jul 31 09:50:52 EDT 2012 Carol Cunagin Whether you call it "global trade," or "free trade," or "fair trade," it's still a crock of shit. If this is "trade," I'd prefer none. DO NOT PASS TPP , rescind ALL so called trade agreements, and bring More....
19033 Mon Jul 30 17:47:06 EDT 2012 Laura Dewey This agreement has very little to do with trade and everything to do with further imposing corporate rule on our daily lives. As if corporations don't have enough power in Congress, under TPP, they would More....
19032 Mon Jul 30 14:29:54 EDT 2012 Anonymous We need to get rid of the bankers and end the fed and vote Ron Paul in and get America back to what it use to be!! Get rid of Obama, Impeach Obama!!
19031 Mon Jul 30 14:05:32 EDT 2012 Alice Lloyd
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