TPP Ministerial Meeting cancelled

Press Release – AFTINET Both Japan and Chile have said they will not finalise the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal until Fast Track legislation has passed both houses of the U.S. Congress, Dr Patricia Ranald, Coordinator of the Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network …

TPP Ministerial Meeting cancelled

Press Release – AFTINET Both Japan and Chile have said they will not finalise the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal until Fast Track legislation has passed both houses of the U.S. Congress, Dr Patricia Ranald Coordinator of the Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network …

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 …

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. …

Senior lawmakers call for protect ion of sovereignty

Press Release – Third World Network Senior parliamentarians from five countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement have signed an open letter urging their political leaders to protect their nations sovereignty from the United States process of certification.

The latest good reason for dumping the monarchy

Column – Gordon Campbell T he monarchy, the media and the masses is a threesome made in tabloid heaven, and it has seen a lot of action during this past month. The birth of Princess Charlotte, and then Prince Harrys visit to New Zealand.To a quite embarrassing extent, …