It’s not really free trade. It’s very restrictive.
What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a secretive, multi-national trade agreement that threatens to extend restrictive intellectual property (IP) laws across the globe and rewrite international rules on its enforcement. What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership’s “Global Economic Coup”: Secret Negotiations Behind Closed Doors
Allow corporations to sue nations if laws such as those protecting the environment or labor conditions interfere with corporate profits.
Create aprivate corporate tribunal to hear these cases in which the judges are largely corporate lawyers.
Extend the patent period for pharmaceuticals which will keep prices high and medications out of the hands of those who need them.
End “Buy America” provisions which will lead to greater job outsourcing.
Furtherde-regulate Big Finance.
Undermine internet freedom of speech, right to privacy and due process, and hinder peoples’ abilities to innovate.