The Intercept – First Look Media Clinton Campaign Fundraises With Pro-TPP Lobby Firm As Congress …The Intercept – First Look MediaWhile Hillary Clinton continues to hedge her position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the related issue of trade promotion authority, her campaign is partnering with a pro-TPP/TPA law and lobby firm to raise cash. The […]Continue Reading ...
Mother Jones TPP, TPA, and TAA: Explaining the UnexplainableMother JonesEven granting that I haven’t followed the TPP treaty debate all that closely, the latest maneuvering to get it passed is a little puzzling. As you may recall, the original strategy was to pair up TPA, which most Democrats oppose, with TAA, which most …TPP Update: […]Continue Reading ...
The Interpreter The failure of the TPP matters, but not for economic reasonsThe InterpreterIt seems likely that President Obama’s flagship Asian free-trade deal, the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), will sink in the US Congress. Those who worry about its implications in specific sectors like pharmaceuticals might think this is a good thing …Why Congress Must […]Continue Reading ...
International Business Times AU As TPP Supporters Whine About Failure Of Fast Track, Why Is No One …TechdirtMeanwhile, the NY Times presents the argument that with the failure of fast track, and very likely TPP with it, it could greatly diminish the US’s influence in Asia. This argument has been made for a long time, […]Continue Reading ...
TPP Versus NAFTANew York Times (blog)Many people — myself included — thought that TPP would, in the end, follow the model of NAFTA: a Democratic president would push the agreement through Congress, but the bulk of the votes would be Republican. But it doesn’t seem to be going that way. and more »Continue Reading ...
The Register TPP Or Not TPP?ForbesCongressional Democrats say that other parties to the TPP have kept their currencies artificially low against the dollar to keep their exports to the U.S. cheap and their imports from the U.S. expensive. This is true of Japan, although it hasn’t …Trans-Pacific Partnership stalled says Australian trade ministerThe RegisterBoehner exacts […]Continue Reading ...
The Register Trans-Pacific Partnership stalled says Australian trade ministerThe RegisterThe controversial Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), thought to include SOPA-style anti-piracy provisions, among other nasties – looks to be dead in the water: not only has the US Congress knocked back the “fast-track” mechanism that would have seen it …TPP Enters USA into a ‘New Trans-National Union’Breitbart […]Continue Reading ...
Paul Ryan: Trade Deal Will Help US ‘Set The Standards For The Global Economy’NPR… deal and about Trade Promotion Authority, also known as fast-track, which would allow the president to negotiate the trade agreement with Pacific Rim nations known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership and then have Congress pass it with an up-or-down vote. and more »Continue Reading ...
Paul Ryan: TPP Will Help US ‘Set The Standards For The Global Economy’NPRThe Republican House Ways and Means chairman explains to Steve Inskeep why he supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, which is now working its way — in fits and starts — through Congress.Continue Reading ...
CTV News 75 per cent of Canadians unaware of TPP negotiations: pollCTV NewsOTTAWA – It’s the biggest free trade deal Canadians never heard of. A new poll suggests three in four Canadians have no idea that Canada is one of 12 countries immersed in negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The poll was conducted by … and […]Continue Reading ...
Canadians unaware of TPP trade deal: pollMetroNews CanadaOTTAWA – It’s the biggest free trade deal Canadians never heard of. A new poll suggests three in four Canadians have no idea that Canada is one of 12 countries immersed in negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The poll was conducted by … and more »Continue Reading ...
Salon Boehner exacts his revenge: TPP opponents get sacked in House GOP …Salon… the trade agreement, was defeated. The House voted last night to extend a vote on TPA until July 30. The Senate has already passed TPA and TPP but the legislation will not reach President Obama’s desk until both chambers sign off on […]Continue Reading ...
Reuters UK Japan’s Amari: Hard to hold TPP ministerial talks this monthReuters UKAmari spoke to reporters after U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday extended until late July a deadline for a second vote on legislation central to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, giving supporters time to obtain more backing for it. Amari added he was …Japan’s Economy […]Continue Reading ...
Channel News Asia Japan’s Amari: Hard to hold TPP ministerial talks this monthChannel News AsiaAmari spoke to reporters after U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday extended until late July a deadline for a second vote on legislation central to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, giving supporters time to obtain more backing for it. Amari added he was […]Continue Reading ...
Reuters Japan’s Amari: Hard to hold TPP ministerial talks this monthReutersAmari spoke to reporters after U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday extended until late July a deadline for a second vote on legislation central to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, giving supporters time to obtain more backing for it. Amari added he was … and more »Continue Reading ...
NEWS.com.au Andrew Robb has admitted the Trans Pacific Partnership deal is in trouble …NEWS.com.auAndrew Robb has admitted the Trans Pacific Partnership deal is in trouble. Picture: Rob Griffith / AP Source: AP. THE Australian Government is close to admitting defeat on the Trans-Pacific Partnership — the massive and controversial trade deal aimed …TPP has ‘real […]Continue Reading ...
Channel News Asia US’ credibility in Asia-Pacific on the line if TPP lacks support: ShanmugamChannel News AsiaIn Washington, Mr Shanmugam also held meetings with senior US administration officials, and formally re-launched a Congressional group that will focus on the US relationship with Singapore, regardless of what may lie ahead for the TPP.Singapore Warns US Faces […]Continue Reading ...
seattlepi.com Andrew Robb concedes TPP is in deep troubleMacroBusiness (blog)After front-running Democratic candidate for the next Presidency, Hillary Clinton, over the weekend toughened her opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, thereby stiffening opposition amongst Democrats in the House of …Outlook for Pacific trade deal ‘getting quite problematic’: Trade Minister …ABC OnlineMitch Perry Report for […]Continue Reading ...
Commentary: Building Security and Integration in Asia PacificJakarta GlobeIts competitor, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — now led by the United States — is pursuing a legally binding FTA. But with 12 members participating in the TPP negotiations, some commentators believe that reaching the terms of the TPP will be … and more »Continue Reading ...
New York Times The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Questions and AnswersNew York TimesWASHINGTON — After a decade of negotiations among a dozen nations, the trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or T.P.P., is almost complete and ready for final consideration by Congress. But before President Obama can present the final …TPP Enters USA into a ‘New Trans-National […]Continue Reading ...
The Australian Financial Review TPP has ‘real problems’ says Andrew RobbThe Australian Financial ReviewTrade Minister Andrew Robb says negotiations on the TPP are a week away from being finished. Louise Kennerley. by Fiona Buffini. Trade minister Andrew Robb said the Trans-Pacific Partnership was in “real trouble” if the US Congress did not vote on the …Andrew […]Continue Reading ...
The National Interest Online Why Congress Must Pass the TPPThe National Interest OnlinePresident Obama’s own party last week defeated his central foreign policy initiative in Asia – the legislative package for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement— and rendered U.S. policy in the region as unserious. If America is to save … and more »Continue Reading ...
Hot Air New Improved Reboot Hillary still won’t take a take a position on TPP, TPA An …Hot AirMSNBC seemed pretty impressed with Hillary Clinton’s statement at her rally in Iowa on trade, declaring that Barack Obama should listen to Nancy Pelosi and not agree to a weak deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade […]Continue Reading ...
Huffington Post Victory Over Fast-Track TPP Must Be Cautious of Rich People’s RulesTruth-OutThe House of Representatives refused to pass the package of bills that would have given President Obama fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This was a huge victory for a campaign led by labor unions, environmentalists …Rich People’s Rules and the TPPHuffington […]Continue Reading ...
CNBC Democrats, don’t let unions kill TPPCNBCAmerican unions rallied together for a show of power after years of losing members and political influence. They garnered enough Democratic votes to shoot down their own president, Barack Obama. Sunday’s New York Times explained how this coalition … and more »Continue Reading ...
New York Observer Don Draper, Jack Ma and the TPPNew York Observer(L) Jon Hamm unveil Don Draper’s wax figure during Mad Men’s Final Season at Madame Tussauds New York on May 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds) (R) Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma poses …Continue Reading ...
Voice of America Singapore Warns US Faces ‘Stark Choice’ Over TPP FateVoice of AmericaSpeaking Monday to the Washington-based Centers for Strategic and International Studies, the Shanmugam said it is vital to complete the years-long negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free-trade agreement. Shanmugam said most of this …Singapore says TPP vital for U.S. to be taken […]Continue Reading ...
AlterNet Hopes of passing TPP dwindle in US / Clinton calls Democrats’ concerns …The Japan NewsTime is running out to secure fast-track authority, which restricts lawmakers to a yes-or-no vote on trade deals, and wrap up the TPP pact so it can pass Congress this year, before 2016 presidential elections begin to dominate the political […]Continue Reading ...
ABC Online Trans-Pacific Partnership: Hillary Clinton speaks out against Obama’s plans to …ABC OnlineHillary Clinton has complicated US president Barack Obama’s quest to “fast-track” the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), throwing her support behind fellow Democrats who revolted against the measure last week while the US Congress further delayed action …TPP Enters USA into a ‘New Trans-National Union’Breitbart […]Continue Reading ...
euronews Kuroda yen u-turn message was aimed at TPP renegades in WashingtonThe Japan Times“A weaker yen will make it harder for Trans-Pacific Partnership laws to pass U.S. Congress,” said Robert Feldman, the chief economist at Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co. “It’s important for the Japanese government to take spontaneous actions to …Kuroda Yen U-Turn Seen […]Continue Reading ...
RealClearPolitics Axelrod: Hillary Clinton Said TPP Would Be “Gold Standard” For Trade …RealClearPoliticsIt was a little easier for President Clinton because he wasn’t the Secretary of State in charge when these negotiations began and when she left in December of 2012, she was in Australia, she called the TPP, she said it was going to […]Continue Reading ...
89.3 KPCC What effect would the imperiled TPP have in California?89.3 KPCCCalifornia exported about $54.2 billion worth of goods to the six countries in the TPP the U.S. already has bilateral free trade agreements with (Australia, Canada, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Singapore) in 2012, and the TPP would only boost those exports …Continue Reading ...
Huffington Post Rich People’s Rules and the TPPHuffington PostCongress gave the American people and the world something to celebrate last Friday. The House of Representatives refused to pass the package of bills that would have given President Obama fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). and more »Continue Reading ...
Axelrod: Clinton ‘Owned’ TPP Back In 2012Breitbart NewsFormer Obama Senior Adviser David Axelrod stated that Hillary Clinton “owned” the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) “to some degree” in 2012 on Monday’s “Hardball” on MSNBC. After watching a clip of Bill Clinton “finessing” NAFTA, Axelrod said, “It was a … and more »Continue Reading ...
THE NEW WORLD DISORDERWND.comThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would turn over to globalists the power to issue regulations about U.S. trade, immigration, the environment, labor and commerce. It’s called a “living agreement,” which means the globalists can amend and change the … and more »Continue Reading ...
Singapore says TPP vital for U.S. to be taken seriously in AsiaBusiness InsiderWASHINGTON (Reuters) – Singapore’s Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam said on Monday it was vital that the United States be able to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement if it wanted to stay engaged with the Asia Pacific region and be … and more »Continue Reading ...
Singapore says TPP vital for US to be taken seriously in AsiaReutersWASHINGTON Singapore’s Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam said on Monday it was vital that the United States be able to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement if it wanted to stay engaged with the Asia Pacific region and be taken seriously … and more »Continue Reading ...
Salon Hillary’s lame “stand” on TPP: Good things are good, and bad things are bad!SalonIf, contrastingly, it is Bad, then Hillary Clinton will not support the Bad trade deal. If TPP is incomplete by the time would-be President Hillary Clinton takes office, then she would use her power to make it Good, because she is […]Continue Reading ...
Breitbart News TPP Enters USA into a ‘New Trans-National Union’Breitbart Newsjoined Breitbart News Sunday and was asked by Breitbart’s Executive Chairman and host, Stephen K. Bannon: “Isn’t the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) really a global governance deal, rather than a trade agreement? Is this a way to get the …From TPA to TPP: A […]Continue Reading ...
Boing Boing TPP fast track is dead! (for now)Boing BoingThe Obama administration had asked Congress for “fast track” authority, under which Congress would only have been allowed a yes/no vote on TPP’s many complex and controversial clauses, as well as those in TPP’s sister treaties, such as TTIA. TPP has …TPP Enters USA into a ‘New […]Continue Reading ...
SILive.com Congressman Daniel Donovan votes against fast-tracking TPP dealSILive.comThe Republican Donovan stated during his congressional campaign leading up to the May 5 election that he opposed giving the president fast-track authority to bypass Congress and approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with 11 other countries on his …Rich People’s Rules and the TPPHuffington Post (blog) all 19 […]Continue Reading ...
Center for Research on Globalization Trojan Horse: The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Has Already Bought Off …Center for Research on GlobalizationThe TPP trade deal is something we’ve covered extensively at 21WIRE over the past two years, as international trade law for new trade treaties appear to be a way for private corporations toexempt themselves from […]Continue Reading ...
Democracy Now! As Democrats Walk Out on Obama’s TPP Deal, Where Does Presidential …Democracy Now!On Sunday, she broke her silence on the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, saying President Obama “should listen to and work with his allies in Congress, starting with Nancy Pelosi, who have expressed their concerns about the impact that a weak …Hillary Clinton […]Continue Reading ...
The Diplomat TPP Update: What Happened in the HouseThe DiplomatLast Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on two bills that would profoundly affect the Obama administration’s ability to move ahead with negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with limited legislative interference. The House …From TPA to TPP: A Trade Deal ExplainerBloombergTPP, TPA, TAA, TTIP, […]Continue Reading ...
Business Insider LARRY SUMMERS: Blocking the Trans-Pacific Partnership ‘would neuter the …Business InsiderWhile not remotely as consequential, the votes in the House last week that, unless revisited, would doom the Trans-Pacific Partnership send the same kind of negative signal regarding the willingness of the United States to take responsibility for the … and more »Continue Reading ...
FOX News Radio (blog) Clinton Addresses TPPFOX News Radio (blog)Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton talked about the divisive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal Sunday, following earlier criticism from rival Bernie Sanders concerning her lack of a stance on the deal. While Clinton didn’t necessarily …Continue Reading ...
Forbes Would The TPP Leave America “Open Like A Naked Woman”?ForbesWriting about TPP, “Fast Track,” and all the associated skirmishing is made somewhat difficult by the secrecy of the legislative text. That said, supply-side thought leader John Tamny declares “The TPP is a no-brainer.” (If Tamny means free trade is a …Continue Reading ...
AlterNet Clinton Camp Refuses to Give Her Position on TPP, Four Times in Two DaysAlterNetOn Friday, the House of Representatives issued a stunning rebuke to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the 12-nation deal that expands corporate and investor commerce rights at the expense of workers and the environment. However, the fight over the … and more »Continue Reading ...
Fletcher Tabuteau: International corporates big winners with TPPNew Zealand HeraldThe Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) continues to be ignored by the mainstream media and so I am grateful for these column inches. This government has been negotiating a supposed trade agreement with some of the biggest economies in the …Can it be ‘saved’ ?Interest.co.nz all 3 […]Continue Reading ...
Green Left Weekly Letter from the US: What NAFTA tells us about the TPP threatGreen Left WeeklyThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) being negotiated between the US and 11 other Pacific Rim nations — including Australia — is a treaty covering regulations and investments. It is being negotiated in secret from the peoples of the affected nations […]Continue Reading ...
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RE: Special Measures for Foreign Nationals Affected by the U.S. Executive Order: “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/media/notices/2017-01-31.asp The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship has used his authority to issue a public policy, effective immediately, to help people who may be stranded as a result of the U.S. […]
RE: Special Authorization for dual Canadian citizens extended http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/media/notices/2017-01-27.asp Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is extending the period of time that eligible dual Canadian citizens can apply for a special authorization. This extension follows consultations with our partners, including airlines. On November 10, 2016, the Government of Canada implemented a system to electronically verify that […]
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