Document Shows Elizabeth Warren Is Right About TPP

Article – Zaid Jilani As opponents and advocates of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) continue to battle it out, the debate over the agreement has largely focused on the issue of trade whether jobs will be lost or gained, what the agreement will do to our trade deficit, …

Time to Put the Deal Out of its Misery

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey The reported cancellation of the planned meeting of the twelve trade ministers in Guam, billed as an endgame for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), is another nail in the coffin of a deal that has been on life support for several …

Groser’s gross diplomacy creates ‘Grossing’ verb

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party New Zealand is a laughing stock on the international stage yet again with revelations Tim Grosers unbecoming and undiplomatic language has led to a new term, Grossing in Washington DC circles, says David Parker, Labours Export Growth and Trade spokesperson.

University of Auckland Warns of Negative TPP Impact

Press Release – University of Auckland The University of Auckland May 20, 2015 University of Auckland Warns of Negative TPP Impact With the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiation drawing to a close, the University of Auckland has expressed serious concerns about its potential implications. …

New Zealand Weekly Economic & Political Update

Press Release – iPredict The Official Cash Rate will be cut on 11 June and again by 10 December , according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealands predictions market, iPredict. Despite this, annual inflation is not expected to reach 2% until …

TPP: Is it the Death of Democracy?

Opinion – Peter Drew TPP: Is it the Death of Democracy and the Birth of Corporatocracy? By Peter Drew – Independent Journalist On May 16th the US Senate reversed their decision of two days prior and voted by a margin of 65-33 to allow President Obama and the trans-national …