Write Your Representative to Oppose Fast Track Trade Authority

Stopping Fast Track is the Key to Stopping the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

We’ve seen the damaging effects of the so-called “free” trade deals of the past which send our jobs overseas, undermine protections for workers, the environment and consumers. The U.S. is currently negotiating the most threatening of all trade agreements: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — the biggest and most dangerous deal since NAFTA and the WTO.

The corporations want to impose their rules and then any country that wants to be in a deal with the U.S. would have to sign on, starting with China.

The corporate lobbyists pushing this deal want nothing more than for it to be signed and quietly sped through Congress without a hitch, so they’re pushing to bring back an arcane procedure — Fast Track — to shove the TPP through Congress. Fast Track takes away Congress’ constitutional authority over trade and allows the president to take over.

Under Fast Track, Congress couldn’t make any changes to the TPP, even the provisions that would hurt our families.

Congress must restore its control of the process to avoid further trade agreement damage to us and the key to stopping the TPP is stopping Fast Track.

Write your representative to oppose Fast Track trade authority.


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