Citizen Action Monitor

New York City declared a TPP-Free Zone by Council-approved resolution

Congress urged not to grant President Obama permission to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. No 1509 Posted by fw, November 12, 2015 17 of the 19 Whereas clauses … Continue reading

November 12, 2015

Trudeau government likely to approve TPP, a deal even worse than expected, says Toronto Star columnist

“We shall see what Trudeau does. He has surprised before. But the odds are that this deal, however bad, is done.” No 1507 Posted by fw, November 11, 2015 “Until … Continue reading

November 11, 2015

Battered by increasingly aggressive NAFTA lawsuits, will Canada fare any better under TPP?

Under NAFTA, Canada has been hit by 70 percent of all NAFTA investor lawsuits. Yikes! No 1506 Posted by fw, November 10, 2015 “When the North American Free Trade Agreement … Continue reading

November 10, 2015

Critics sound alarm bells as risky TPP details begin to emerge

Fears over Canadians’ privacy, Internet freedom, extended copyright terms, foreign takeovers of companies, and more. No 1505 Posted by fw, November 9, 2015 “Experts and newly seated government officials are … Continue reading

November 9, 2015

“TPP could cost Canada hundreds of billions of dollars,” says businessman Jim Balsillie

Signing it would be “the worst public policy decision in the country’s history.” No 1504 Posted by fw, November 9, 2015 “Jim Balsillie warns that provisions tucked into the Trans-Pacific … Continue reading

November 9, 2015

Canada’s leading TPP watchdog demands “full public consultation”

US and Japan are already pressuring Trudeau to adopt TPP as soon as possible, claims Maude Barlow No 1503 Posted by fw, November 8, 2015 “Citing concerns about how the … Continue reading

November 8, 2015

TPP exposed — Terms harmful to most Americans, contrary to Obama’s myth-based sales pitch

“TPP would offshore more American jobs, lower our wages, flood us with unsafe imported food and expose our laws to attack in foreign tribunals,” says trade expert. No 1502 Posted by … Continue reading

November 7, 2015

UN official advises governments how to protect their vital interests in trade negotiations

Provisions of trade treaties are “tantamount to a revolution against law”, says UN legal expert No 1493 Posted by fw, October 28, 2015 “A respected human-rights expert at the United Nations, … Continue reading

October 28, 2015

Obama’s TPP enables corporate investors to terrorize member nations into doing what they’re told

TPP, as well as TTIP and TISA, are “the most criminal treaties in history” No 1485 Posted by fw, October 21, 2015 “As of 5 October 2015, a super-secret 12-nation … Continue reading

October 21, 2015

US aims to hand over control of global legal and economic systems to its largest corporations

The TPP, TTIP & TISA will lock in investor rights, ensuring corporations can run wild with little government regulation or impingement. No 1482 Posted by fw, October 18, 2015 “The … Continue reading

October 18, 2015

US-dominated TPP designed primarily to confront China economically and militarily

“Obama was intensively involved in the arm-twisting to get all 11 countries to sign up.” No 1471 Posted by fw, October 7, 2015 “The formation of the TPP is inextricably … Continue reading

October 7, 2015

Can anti-TPP forces triumph over tyrannical rich and powerful corporate and political policy makers?

“We are winning and can finish the job.” Sheer bravado? Or are there sure signs of cracks in the negotiations? No 1468 Posted by fw, October 4, 2015 “Many of … Continue reading

October 4, 2015

TPP free trade deal is really a stealth neoliberal assault on low-earners designed to protect investor rights

By favouring TPP, are Harper, Mulcair and Trudeau selling out Canadian workers to maximize corporate profits? No 1465 Posted by fw, October 1, 2015 “So we can’t say a lot … Continue reading

October 1, 2015

VIDEO — WikiLeaks offers $100,000 reward for copies of secret TPP document chapters

“It is a giant giveaway to monster transnational corporations,” says Thom Hartmann No 1356 Posted by fw, June 02, 2015 In an interview on Democracy Now today, Julian Assange spoke … Continue reading

June 2, 2015

Big money from Wall Street drives Obama’s push to fast track new Pacific Rim free trade deal

And America’s working class will get screwed again, worse even than with NAFTA No 1218 Posted by fw, December 28, 2014 “Barack Obama, Bill Clinton see it in their political … Continue reading

December 28, 2014

The only progress Obama made with TPP on his Asian trip was in building opposition to it

Is the White House’s biggest con man ever losing his touch, or are people finally beginning to see through his duplicity? No 1038 Posted by fw, April 25, 2014 Obama’s … Continue reading

April 25, 2014

TPP MENACE IS BACK! – Governments on verge of locking in disastrous secret deal giving power to corporations hopes petition can stop Trans-Pacific Partnership in its tracks No 988 Posted by fw, February 25, 2014 In an email appeal to its supporters, Eduardo Santaela of urges … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Gross abrogation of American sovereignty” says first Congressman to see part of TPP text

“…but I’m not allowed to tell you why” No 788 Posted by fw, June 23, 2013 “Grayson is the FIRST member of Congress to see some of the text.  Upon … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

When they learned of secretive TPP meeting, activists rushed to Vancouver to protest

Video: Protesters explain why citizens should be concerned about TPP No 782 Posted by fw, June 18, 2013 “The Trans-Pacific Partnership involves 12 countries around the Pacific (Canada, US, Mexico, … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment