Secret TPP Text Leaked, “Corporate Power Grab” Criticized

Press Release – Institute for Public Accuracy WikiLeaks today released “the secret negotiated draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter. The TPP is the largest-ever economic treaty, encompassing nations representing more than 40 per cent of the worlds …

Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) IP Chapter

Press Release – Wikileaks Today, 13 November 2013, WikiLeaks released the secret negotiated draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter . The TPP is the largest-ever economic treaty, encompassing nations representing more …

TPPA looks set to secretly extend NZ’s Copyright Term

Article – Creative Freedom Foundation Last week the Creative Freedom Foundation participated in a group briefing and Q&A session with David Walker, NZs Chief Negotiator in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement , and officials Angela Strahl and Yvonne Woutersen.

Werewolf Edition #44 : Referendum On A Robbery

Article – Gordon Campbell Hi and welcome to the 44th edition of Werewolf. Our cover story this month has been timed to co-incide with the looming Citizens Initiated Referendum on the government’s asset sales programme .

Gordon Campbell on the Labour Party annual conference

Column – Gordon Campbell It seems to be a basic law of political thermodynamics that centre left parties can only lurch or swing when they begin to sound more assertive. This lateral motion always takes them further leftwards, allegedly in response to the primal, …

Cunliffe: Building a Future for All – Conference Speech

Speech – New Zealand Labour Party We are here with good reason in this great city. To show our solidarity and determination to help get the rebuild moving. And to return a new Labour MP, Poto Williams, in Christchurch East. Thank you all for being here.

Senior Doctors Endorse Nurses Concerns Over Secret TPP

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists Senior doctors endorse the concerns raised by nurses about the secret negotiations over the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, said Mr Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, today. Mr Powell was commenting …

Senior Doctors Endorse Nurses Concerns Over Secret TPP

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists Senior doctors endorse the concerns raised by nurses about the secret negotiations over the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, said Mr Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, today. Mr Powell was commenting …

TPP: This is a fight worth joining

Article – Hadyn Green Trade negotiations are tense affairs. There are always interested parties trying to get your ear, long nights spent arguing small but technical points, and the invisible but ever present political pressure. So it was in Brunei late August where the latest …