Tag Archives: Transpacific Partnership

Chris Hedges | The Illusion of Freedom

Politics in totalitarian societies are entertainment. Reality, because it is complicated, messy and confusing, is banished from the world of mass entertainment. Clichés, stereotypes and uplifting messages that are comforting and self-congratulatory, along with elaborate spectacles, replace fact-based discourse.

TPP Chapter Released by WikiLeaks Would Let Governments Curtail Trials So as to Contain Information

Article: “The text of the TPP’s intellectual property chapter confirms advocates’ warnings that this deal poses a grave threat to global freedom of expression and basic access to things like medicine and information. … But the sad part is that no one should be surprised by this. …”

Women Against Military Madness Newsletter | Spring I 2015

Volume 33 Number 1                                                                       Mary Beaudoin, Editor Spring I 2015 Korea: Women Walk for Peace across the De-Militarized Zone By Christine […]

Flowers and Zeese: Fast Track Not a Done Deal, The People Will Stop It

 Largest Progressive Coalition Ever On Global Trade Opposes Fast Track BY KEVIN ZEESE AND MARGARET FLOWERS  LA Progressive  January 21, 2015 There is bi-partisan opposition in Congress to Fast Track and a large movement of movements mobilized to stop it. The corporate media is reporting that since the Republican leadership and President Obama support Fast […]

Mitch Jones> If You Thought What ALEC and the Koch Brothers Are Doing Was Bad …

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has drawn large protests in Japan. (photo: activist post) By Mitch Jones  16 July 13  Food and Water Watch via  Reader Supported News e’ve all seen the results in states across the country of the influence that ALEC and the Koch Brothers have amassed. And if you think the results of their […]