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News Updates – 11/22/15


Lima: 5,000 Protest Against World Bank, IMF, And TPP (NACLA, 10/19/15)
https://nacla.org/news/2015/10/19/lima-5000-protest-against-world-bank-imf-and-tpp


Jeffrey Sachs: TPP is too flawed for a simple ‘yes’ vote (Boston Globe, 11/8/15)
https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2015/11/08/jeffrey-sachs-tpp-too-flawed-for-simple-yes-vote/sZd0nlnCr18RurX1n549GI/story.html

The Labor Prospect: Trading Promises (The American Prospect, 11/10/15)
http://prospect.org/article/labor-prospect-trading-promises

VIDEO: Economist Joseph Stiglitz Slams Obama on TPP and Praises Bernie Sanders (Truthdig, 11/12/15)

http://www.truthdig.com/avbooth/item/video_joseph_stiglitz_slams_obama_on_tpp_and_says_our_economy_20151112


Albright, Powell Back Trade Deal for U.S. Security, Obama Says (Bloomberg, 11/12/15)

http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-11-12/obama-enlists-former-top-diplomats-albright-baker-in-tpp-push


TPP protests across New Zealand (3 News, 11/14/15)
http://www.3news.co.nz/nznews/tpp-protests-across-the-country-2015111418#axzz3roCiB7jO


Protest: U.S. Trade Representative Accused of Betraying the People’s Interests (DC Media Group, 11/15/15)
http://www.dcmediagroup.us/2015/11/16/trans-pacific-partnership-protest-u-s-trade-representative-accused-of-betrayal-of-peoples-interests/


TPP uncertainties to dog Obama trip to Asia (Politico Morning Trade, 11/16/15)

http://www.politico.com/tipsheets/morning-trade/2015/11/tpp-uncertainties-to-dog-obama-trip-to-asia-apec-to-focus-on-services-ryans-short-term-to-do-list-211286



US: Anti-TPP Activists Occupy Monsanto, Trade Center (Telesur, 11/16/15)
http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/US-Anti-TPP-Activists-Occupy-Monsanto-Trade-Center-20151116-0037.html

Critics Shut Down Rush Hour Traffic To Oppose Obama’s Trade Deal [PICTURES] (The Daily Caller News Foundation, 11/16/15)
http://dailycaller.com/2015/11/16/critics-shut-down-rush-hour-traffic-to-oppose-obamas-trade-deal-pictures/

Obama’s trade deal is in trouble (The Hill, 11/17/15)
http://thehill.com/policy/international/trade/260364-obamas-trade-deal-is-in-trouble

Russia's Putin questions U.S.-led TPP trade pact arrangements (Reuters, 11/17/15)

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/17/us-russia-putin-tpp-idUSKCN0T60O820151117


TPP activists storm Morgan Stanley office in Washington (VIDEO) (RT, 11/17/15)
https://www.rt.com/usa/322451-tpp-activists-morgan-stanley/


Obama expects Canada to sign TPP despite Liberals’ reserved stance (The Globe and Mail, 11/19/15)

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/obama-expects-tpp-approval-from-canada-after-first-meeting-with-trudeau/article27356039/


Five Years Later, Free Trade Still Doesn't Work (Huffington Post, 11/18/2015)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ian-fletcher/five-years-later-free-tra_b_8588360.html


NYC: Doctors, Med Students Target Pfizer over Health Provisions in TPP (Democracy Now, 11/18/15)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qQt7sJmqMY


NZ offers to host TPP signing ceremony (Radio NZ, 11/19/15)

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/business/290056/nz-offers-to-host-tpp-signing-ceremony


APEC Protesters Defy Water Cannons as TPP Signing Announced (Telesur, 11/19/15)
 http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/APEC-Protesters-Defy-Water-Cannons-as-TPP-Signing-Announced-20151119-0001.html


Obama says Canada, U.S. will 'both soon be signatories' to TPP (CTV News, 11/19/15)

http://www.ctvnews.ca/business/obama-says-canada-u-s-will-both-soon-be-signatories-to-tpp-1.2665707


Is It Already Too Late for Obama to Push the TPP Through Congress? (Foreign Policy, 11/20/15)

http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/11/20/is-it-already-too-late-for-obama-to-push-the-tpp-through-congress/


Bipartisan Group of Former Agriculture Secretaries Urges Congress to Pass Trans-Pacific Partnership (USDA, 11/20/15)

http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentid=2015/11/0324.xml&contentidonly=true


Orin Hatch: White House Must Address Congress Concerns on TPP (Politico, 11/20/15)

http://www.politico.com/tipsheets/morning-trade/2015/11/batten-down-the-hatches-on-tpp-aluminum-exec-expects-jcct-conversation-on-china-crisis-menendez-to-obama-press-malaysia-on-trafficking-211386


House Dem Connolly: Rejecting TPP would be 'geopolitical malpractice' (The Hill, 11/20/15)

http://thehill.com/policy/finance/260907-house-dem-says-failing-to-pass-tpp-would-be-geopolitical-malpractice


Ted Cruz Vows to Vote Against TPP Trade Deal in Iowa (Breitbart, 11/21/15)

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/11/21/ted-cruz-vows-vote-tpp-trade-deal-iowa/


Obama promotes TPP, says it is 'more than just a trade pact' (Updated) (The Sun Daily, 11/21/15)

http://www.thesundaily.my/news/1616827


Malaysia’s opposition rejects TPP, citing drug price hikes (Today, 11/22/15)

http://www.todayonline.com/world/asia/msias-largest-opposition-party-rejects-tpp-citing-drug-price-hikes


TPP a trade and human rights facilitator: Obama (The Nation (Thailand), 11/22/15)

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/aec/TPP-a-trade-and-human-rights-facilitator-Obama-30273478.html