Sanders Fights the TPP

JoAnn Chateau

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Senator Bernie Sanders is fighting to stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement.

  • Sanders wrote a forceful letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman demanding the release of the TPP trade agreement text.
  • Sanders published an article that helps people understand the dangers of the TTP.
  • Sanders created a petition to stop the TPP.

‘Incomprehensible’ Secrecy: Sanders Demands Release of Trade Agreement Text

‘It is incomprehensible to me that the leaders of major corporate interests who stand to gain enormous financial benefits from this agreement are actively involved in the writing of the TPP while, at the same time, the elected officials of this country, representing the American people, have little or no knowledge as to what is in it,’ Sanders said in a letter (pdf) sent Monday to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman. ‘Members of Congress must have the opportunity to read what is in the…

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