Apr 12, 2015
In this special episode, we prepare for the Senate's upcoming push to fast-track multiple "free trade" agreements, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). We also look into the January 2015 draft text of the leaked TPP Investment Chapter.
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Wikileaks: The January 2015 draft text of the TPP Investment Chapter
Wikileaks: The August 2013 draft text of the TPP Intellectual Property Chapter
Wikileaks: The May 2014 draft text of the TPP Intellectual Property Chapter
Wikileaks: The November 2013 draft text of the TPP Environment Chapter
Hearing: US Trade Policy, Senate Finance Committee, January 27, 2015.
Video: Defense Secretary Ashton Carter's speech at the McCain Institute at Arizona State University. Fox 10 Pheonix via YouTube. April 6, 2015.
Article: Trade bill timeline could push Senate to act by Adam Behsudi. Politico. April 2, 2015.
Article: U.S. Defense Secretary Supports Trade Deal with Asia by Helene Cooper. New York Times. April 6, 2015.
Congressional Research Service Paper: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Negotiations and Issues for Congress, March 20, 2015.
Monsanto Press Release: Why Does Monsanto Sue Farmers Who Save Seeds?
Report from Public Citizen: Table of Foreign Investor-State Cases and Claims Under NAFTA and Other U.S. "Trade" Deals, March 2015.
List of the 600+ corporate advisors who have been given access to the TPP text
Intro & Exit: Tired of Being Lied To by David Ippolito (found on Music Alley by mevio)
Change the World by Dona Oxford (found on Music Alley by mevio)