RISE UP TIMES

Media for Justice and Peace

Donate

David Korten: A Trade Rule that Makes It Illegal to Favor Local Business? Newest Leak Shows TPP Would Do That And More

Korten: A quick reading of the leaked chapter makes it clear why TPP sponsors have gone to great lengths to keep their negotiations secret. The document substantiates claims by opponents that the TPP is a corporate-rights agreement designed to facilitate the export of U.S. jobs, allow corporations to sue governments for enacting labor and environmental protections, make it illegal for governments to favor local businesses, and advance the colonization of national economies by global corporations and financiers.

Popular Resistance: Hello Censorship If Secret TISA Pact Is Approved

You can join the work to stop dangerous agreements like TISA by signing the pledge. CLICK HERE TO SIGN. By Pete Dolack, www.systemicdisorder.wordpress.com  PopularResistance.org  December 28th, 2014 Internet privacy and net neutrality would become things of the past if the secret Trade In Services Agreement comes to fruition. And on this one, the secrecy exceeds More

▶ Truthout Interview: Mike Ludwig on TISA and Julian Assange

Truthout reporter Mike Ludwig talks to Ted Asregadoo about the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) - Financial Services Annex documents that were recently published by WikiLeaks, and the current status of WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange.  By Ted Asregadoo Truthout.org   Video Interview  29 June 2014  [youtube=http://youtu.be/5-YOpI0iOH8] Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, at a press conference during a court More

David Cay Johnson: Thanks to WikiLeaks, public can debate alarming new trade deal

Draft terms of Trade in Services Agreement would overturn millennia of good business practice by David Cay Johnston @DavidCayJ  Al Jazeera America  June 23, 2014 WikiLeaks last week again pierced the veil of official secrecy that surrounds global trade negotiations. The peek it gave us should alarm everyone. Big Business and national governments wanted to conceal the terms More

▶ Truthout Interviews, Featuring William Rivers Pitt on the State of the Nation

By Ted Asregado  Truthout | Video Interview  02 February 2014  Truthout.org [youtube=http://youtu.be/mbOhELlpAcc] President Barack Obama enters the House Chamber of the Capitol Building to deliver the State of the Union address, Jan. 28, 2014. (Photo: Gabriella Demczuk / The New York Times) A politician who tries to please as many factions as he or she can often ends More

[Videos] Everybody Let's Stop the TPP: Share These Videos and Spread the Word

ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION DEFENDING YOUR RIGHTS IN THE DIGITAL WORLD BY MAIRA SUTTON  OCTOBER 4, 2013 | EFF.org  President Obama was scheduled to meet with the leaders of the other eleven countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Bali, supposedly to plan the “end-game” for this massive trade deal. However, he has made More

[Videos] Everybody Let’s Stop the TPP: Share These Videos and Spread the Word

ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION DEFENDING YOUR RIGHTS IN THE DIGITAL WORLD BY MAIRA SUTTON  OCTOBER 4, 2013 | EFF.org  President Obama was scheduled to meet with the leaders of the other eleven countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Bali, supposedly to plan the “end-game” for this massive trade deal. However, he has made More

Go to Top