We’ve sold out the environment and our jobs: The ugly truth about the “toxic” TPP

History was made this week: 12 nations representing 40 percent of the global economy finalized the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest regional trade agreement ever made. While multinational corporations and free-market aficionados are rejoicing, however, environmental and labor groups warn that this was bad history in the making.

“It’s a corporate dream but a nightmare for those of us on Main Street,” remarked Chris Shelton, president of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union. It’s “clear that the TPP remains a bad deal for working families and communities.”
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