05 Sep '12, 5pm

Stop 'NAFTA on steroids'! Largest free-trade agreement in history being negotiated IN SECRET right now

Dear US Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Cargill, Inc. Chief Free Trade Lobbyist Devry Boughner, I've heard about the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement and I do not believe negotiations for this agreement should be conducted in secret with only the influence of corporate lobbyists. I am aware that at the behest of companies like Cargill, U.S. trade negotiators are pushing for the Trans-Pacific Partnership to include things like "investor-state" provisions that would grant transnational corporations the power to challenge virtually any environmental law, regulation or court decision that negatively affects their expectation of profits. This is flat out the wrong direction for the environment, global communities and our climate. I am asking that the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement be made public, and that the administration spend time fixing exi...

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