Nearly two weeks ago, the full text and information was revealed to the public about the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. What surprised many of us, even our representatives, was that it was horrendously worse than what we anticipated.
With Fast Track barely getting voted in, the TPP is now riding the rails for 90 days while Congress studies, deliberates, and debates the deal. Even with all this going on with Congress, there can be absolutely no amendments made due to the Fast Track language.
The following video from Democracy Now has Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch talking about how unhealthy food, job loss, wage loss, and a rise in medication costs are knocking on America’s front door.