Repost: TPP: Corporate Power Tool of the 1%

Just in case you’re wondering why John Key thinks the TPP is a great idea, here are some of the results for the 1% if they get this legislation through before their system collapses:

  • offshore millions of American jobs,
  • free the banksters from oversight,
  • ban Buy America policies needed to create green jobs and rebuild our economy,
  • decrease access to medicine,
  • flood the U.S. with unsafe food and products,
  • and empower corporations to attack our environmental and health safeguards.

Here is a video from Democracy Now interviewing Laurie Wallach from Global trade watch about leaked documents from what she describes as the 1%’s corporate power tool. What she has to say is truly terrifying :

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