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 …

NZ Politicians Join Call to Protect Sovereignty

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey NZ Politicians Join Call to Protect Sovereignty from US Certification in TPPA An open letter signed by current and former political leaders from five countries participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement has called for effective moves to protect …

U.S. Senate votes down TPP FastTrack bill:

Press Release – Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network The conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal is now in doubt following the defeat in the US Senate of a proposal to advance the FastTrack Bill. The Fast Track Bill would prevent the U.S. Congress from amending the TPP, and instead …

TPPA hurdle good news for Kiwis

Press Release – It’s Our Future This mornings news that Fast Track authority has failed to clear the latest hurdle in the US Senate will give Kiwis that have voiced their opposition to the TPPA a reason to rejoice, according to Its Our Future spokesperson Edward Miller. …

Open Letter to the Hon. Tim Groser

Press Release – TPP Action Group Open Letter to the Hon. Tim Groser, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee.

American Friends of NZ Assist US Presidential Candidates

Article – Connie Lawn Former Assistant Secretary of State for Asia/Pacific, Dr. Kurt Campbell, who was appointed an honourary Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2013 for services to New Zealand-United States relations, quietly remains involved in U.S. policy matters, …

Gordon Campbell Key’s abuse of secrecy over Iraq & The TPP

Opinion – Gordon Campbell For the past week or so weve been hearing a lot about the child-like side of our Prime Minister . So I guess we shouldnt be too surprised that if you put him on the mat in Dubai, he will say the darndest things. Heres what happened. During …