Trans Pacific-Partnership secretly trading away rights

A summit with leaders of the member states of ...

A summit with leaders of the member states of the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP). Pictured, from left, are Naoto Kan (Japan), Nguyễn Minh Triết (Vietnam), Julia Gillard (Australia), Sebastián Piñera (Chile), Lee Hsien Loong (Signapore), Barack Obama (United States), John Key (New Zealand), Hassanal Bolkiah (Brunei), Alan García (Peru), and Muhyiddin Yassin (Malaysia). Six of these leaders represent countries that are currently negotiating to join the group. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Are you concerned about increasing cost of medicines? Would you worry if Australians could be jailed for illegally downloading an episode of Game of Thrones? Do you want to know if your muesli bar contains palm oil?  Then you really should care about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement being negotiated in secret between Australia, Brunei, Chile, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. In this report you will find information on:

 

  • The secrecy surrounding the TPP and details of how the media is being locked out of briefings
  • How the Australian government could become more vulnerable to lawsuits from multinational corporations
  • Why food labelling in Australia is in danger
  • How draconian copyright provisions could significantly curb our freedom online
  • How new patent provisions could make medication costs skyrocket

 

To read more of this article on Choice website click here.

 

To hear Alex Jones of Infowars talk about the tyranny of this plan click here.

 

 

 

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