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[Ohio] Brown Statement on Released Trans-Pacific Partnership Investment Provisions

amount to a corporate handout at the expense of consumers despite the assurances of our negotiators. We need strong language to prevent multinational corporations – like Big Tobacco - from using trade agreements to challenge health and safety laws.
US Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:37

[USA] Despite Leak Of TPP Text, Obama Officials Say Trade Deal Will Not Let Companies Overturn US Laws

“There is nothing that indicates that the U.S. is proposing to empower corporations to attempt to overturn domestic regulations,” wrote Matthew McAlvanah, the chief spokesman for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, on Feb. 6. But the New York
International Business Times
added Mar 26, 2015 15:11

[Australia] TPP Leak Reveals Extraordinary New Powers for Foreign Firms to Challenge U.S. Policies and Demand Taxpayer Compensation

Public Citizen’s analysis of the leaked text is available here. It shows: The TPP would grant foreign investors and firms operating here expansive new substantive and procedural rights and privileges not available to U.S. firms under U.S. law, allowi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:52

Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - Investment Chapter

This document must be protected from unauthorized disclosure, but may be mailed or transmitted over unclassified e-mail or fax, discussed over unsecured phone lines, and stored on unclassified computer systems. It must be stored in a
added Mar 26, 2015 09:50

Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - Investment Chapter

WikiLeaks releases today the "Investment Chapter" from the secret negotiations of the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) agreement. The document adds to the previous WikiLeaks publications of the chapters for Intellectual Property Rights (November 2013) and
added Mar 26, 2015 09:48

BREAKING: WikiLeaks Leaks TPP Draft!!!

Foreign corporations have used these claims to attack tobacco, climate, financial, mining, medicine, energy, pollution, water, labor, toxins, development and other non-trade domestic policies.
Daily Kos (blog)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:43

Corporate Sovereignty Provisions Of TPP Agreement Leaked Via Wikileaks: Would Massively Undermine Government Sovereignty

Existing corporate sovereignty provisions have led to things like Big Tobacco threatening to sue small countries for considering anti-smoking legislation and pharma giant Eli Lilly demanding $500 million from Canada, because Canada dared to reject some of
Techdirt (blog)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:42

[Australia] WikiLeaks reveals local health and environment rules under threat

Australian health, environment and public welfare regulation, including plain tobacco packaging legislation, will be open for challenge from largely US-based corporations, if a new deal that is part of the Trans Pacific Partnership goes through.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:41
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[Australia] Secret foreign courts ‘threaten democracy’

Wikileaks published a confidential chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)... The Australian government could be sued for unlimited amounts of compensation by foreign companies unhappy with our laws, a leaked document may reveal. On Thursday, Wiki
The New Daily (au)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:40

LINSCOTT: "Hey Big Tobacco: I'm Not a Replacement Smoker"

One tobacco industry document even labeled kids "replacement smokers"...I'm not OK with that label. No one should be. That's why I helped create the #NotAReplacement campaign. Kids are sharing selfies to let Big Tobacco know they aren't replacement smoke
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:46
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