What isn’t being discussed in political campaigns or in mainstream media...
Canada and 11 other Pacific Rim nations have agreed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- the largest and potentially most damaging regional trade accord in history, that would tie together 40 percent of the world’s economy. Fortunately, the battle isn't over. The TPP must still pass Parliament. That's where you can come in. If you don’t like where this is headed, please call your Member of Parliament and voice your concerns to it.
The deal is slanted to increase inequality. Global banks and corporations headquartered in the U.S. as well as their executives and biggest shareholders would be the big winners; most other Americans would lose. The deal would:
1. Expand protections for the foreign property of big global corporations.
2. Extend intellectual-property protections for big global pharmaceutical companies, although not as many extra years as Big Pharma had in the first draft...Read More