Obama Democrats Prying Open The Trans Pacific Partnership Pandora’s Box

Everywhere, it seems, deep in denial and desperate Dem party loyalists at loss to explain away Obama’s corporate interests friendly compromises with the astroturf Tea Party—the potent Ayn Rand, and Koch Brothers’ names are invoked to detract from, and exonerate, the Dem party’s own transgressions, sins and betrayals—are drawing inter-party distinctions where few exist, and […]

President Obama: Corporate Globalizer

  President Obama: Corporate Globalizer By Mark Engler, 07/06/12 Source: Dissent Magazine With recent revelations about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, it is now safe to say that President Obama has surpassed George W. Bush as a champion of the flawed and offensive ideology of corporate globalization. This argument requires some explanation. Here’s the backstory: As […]

(Video) TPP: NAFTA on steroids?

This little thing would essentially nullify state and federal, environmental and consumer protection laws. A service and toll both Banana Republic with no redress of grievances to a government which placed that remedy out of the reach of their hands. Not that it much matters but: is that even constitutional? That, ladies and gents, constitutes […]

TPP: Corporate Power Tool of the 1%

  TPP: Corporate Power Tool of the 1% Source: Public Citizen Have you heard? The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) “free trade” agreement is a stealthy policy being pressed by corporate America, a dream of the 1 percent, that in one blow could: offshore millions of American jobs, free the banksters from oversight, ban Buy America policies needed […]

Obama Administration Secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty(TPP) Negotiations Threaten to Impose Rule of Global Corpocracy

International Treaty Negotiated In Secret – Hidden Even from Congressmen Who Oversee Treaties – Threatens to Destroy National Sovereignty Posted on June 14, 2012 by WashingtonsBlog source: Washington’s Blog Video interview: Democracy Now!   Treaty Threatens Global Government … Run by Giant Corporations The normally-reserved Yves Smith asks whether Obama should be impeached over it. Democratic Senator Wyden – the head […]

Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Negotiations: Obama Administration and Neoliberalism in Action

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Related Links: TPP secrets: Obama covertly granting more power to multinational corporations — RT Democrats revolt against Obama over TPP — RT Why Isn’t Obama Plan to Put Foreign Companies Above the Law an Impeachable Offense?   by: Yves Smith source: naked capitalism Zach Carter has a must-read new article up at Huffington Post on leaked documents from […]

Obama Favors Global Corpocracy over “Buy American” Trade Policies

  WASHINGTON — A group of 68 House Democrats and one Republican sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Thursday urging him to reconsider an element of the controversial free trade agreement currently being negotiated by the administration. If approved in its current form, the pact would effectively ban “Buy American” policies in government contracting. Although […]