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Beware of the Trans-Pacific Partnership!

Posted on 03. Feb, 2015 by .

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Top secret negotiations for the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership are wrapping up in New York City today. World leaders claim they made major progress — and they are just months away from passing this devastating deal. 

The TPP will have massive implications for all of us — handing corporations new powers to sue governments for passing laws that protect workers and the environment.

With talks rapidly nearing completion, it’s more important than ever to understand the problems with this dangerous deal.  The social movement SumOfUS has teamed up with a group of organizations, including GetUp!, to make a video that explains one of the most serious issues with the TPP — investor state dispute settlement (ISDS), allowing big corporations to sue governments for billions. Here it is.

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