The president has signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and now congress has 3 months to ratify the agreement. Kathryn Johnson, Policy Impact Coordinator with the American Friends Service Committee says that now that the agreement (created by 600 corporate advisors) has become public, the potential impact on the environment, health, and labor is “all that […]
MADISON (WORT) –The twelve nations involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have reached an agreement on the final language of the controversial trade pact. The trade deal has been criticized in the U.S. for being negotiated in secret. Details of the historic free trade agreement still haven’t been disclosed to the public. U.S. Senator Tammy […]
MADISON (WORT) — In order to build support for the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership, Japan is taking the unusual step of sending official representatives to the United States to help sell the plan.
On this edition of A Public Affair, host Yuri Rashkin discusses the Obama trade agreement with Research Director and Senior Policy Analyst for Food and Water Watch Patrick Woodall. Later in the show hear from author Tami Goldstein and her views on mandatory vaccinations.
MIT professor and public intellectual Noam Chomsky joins A Public Affair host Esty Dinur to talk about the dangers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other pressing issues.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is something that most people haven’t heard about, but on Friday September 13th our host Esty Dinur and her guests David Rosnick and David Newby gave us a break down of how the TPP agreement could affect the United States.