No to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Fast-Track (TPA)

by Judy Burch 600 multinational corporations drafted the TPP, giving themselves whatever they wanted. It's their power grab to bury democracy. It affects policy on many levels and covers issues unrelated to trade including fracking, food safety, healthcare, local sovereignty and the environment.  It's crucial Congress maintain its authority to oversee trade policy.  That means a thumbs down on this deal! TPP would elevate corporations to the level of nations, allowing companies to sue governments in private trade tribunals over laws that corporations allege reduce their profits [...]