The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a massive new trade agreement between 12 countries that changes the rules of global trade and investment. The agreement tilts the playing field even more toward big multinational corporations and away from civil society, communities, and workers.
The agreement has garnered unprecedented opposition from grassroots social movements in all TPP countries and across movements in the US. Immigrant rights groups, LGBTQ activists, labor unions, affordable health care advocates, free internet defenders, and frontline communities fighting fossil fuel projects all have taken a strong stand against the agreement.
Check out these resources on how the TPP threatens the climate and our communities.
Declaration and Program of Action of Parliamentarians and Social Movements in opposition to the
Trans-Pacific Partnership signed in Mexico on January 28th, 2016
Naomi Klein, “The TPP Is a Grave Threat to Climate Action”
Public Citizen, “Case Studies – Investor-State Attacks on Public Interest Policies”