As the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks continue behind closed doors, the case for the trade deal becomes more and more untenable. Reviews of the impacts of past free trade pacts, as well as modelling of the TPP, paint a grim picture of lower labor standards and greater inequality.
Ecosocialist Conference LA will feature a keynote by Dr. Jill Stein with talks by Ben Manski and Kimberly King of the Green Shadow Cabinet, as well many other interesting people, including the fomer Green Party mayor of Santa Monica, Mike Feinstein, as well as activists from the Socialist Party, Occupy, Democratic Socialists of America, International Socialist Organization, Solidarity, Valley College Socialists, and more for a day of discussion on Ecology, Society and Capitalism!
On this 4th of July, are you resolved to live in a free and democratic society, independent of global corporate rule? Will you act to shut down the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other efforts by the owners and managers of global corporations to replace We the People with We the Corporations?
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) will dramatically undermine the housing rights of Americans, primarily by prohibiting meaningful government control over financial institutions. Americans have already lost over five million homes to foreclosure as a result of the 2008 economic collapse, you can read how the housing market was before and after the crash on the Northeastern University blog site.
On June 17th, the Green Shadow Cabinet joined the national resistance to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Each day of this week, Cabinet members are sharing in specific detail why they, and people they represent, oppose the TPP. Please see below for statements by Ronnie Cummins, Kevin Zeese, Leah Bolger, David Cobb, Brian Tokar, Mark Dunlea, Jim Goodman, Ray Rogers, Rev.… Read more ...
The much touted, at least by multinational corporations and some governments, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, has grave consequences for the so-called poor of the world, including those in the United States. This agreement, clouded in secrecy, has been characterized as something akin to “NAFTA on steroids!”
On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 8:29 PM, Green Shadow Cabinet <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On June 17th, the Green Shadow Cabinet joined the national resistance to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Each day of this week, Cabinet members are sharing in specific detail why they, and people they represent, oppose the TPP.
The Green Shadow Cabinet stands united in opposition to the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and is committed to defeating this Obama administration effort to enrich and empower global corporations at the expense of people and planet.