Posts Tagged: trans-pacific partnership
Taiwan's student-led Sunflower Movement has stalled a controversial trade agreement with China. What does it mean for the TPP?
Free trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership undermine democracy and sovereignty.
If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.
With the U.S. Congress deadlocked over trade, Chile's progressive new government may be able to win new protections and increase transparency in the TPP talks.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
South Korea may be better known for its high-tech exports, but its small farmers are leading the way when it comes to food sovereignty and community agriculture.
The Obama administration's trade negotiators are quietly selling out workers and the environment in a massive Bush-style trade agreement.
APEC's leaders are pushing more of the same in the Pacific -- but civil society is pushing back.