Fast Track Derailed? House Deals Blow to Corporate Friendly Trade Agenda

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"Today’s votes to stall Fast Track and TPP are a major win for anyone who cares about climate change," said 350.org executive director May Boeve. "This disastrous deal would extend the world's dependence on fracked gas, forbid our negotiators from ever using trade agreements in the fight against global warming, and make it easier for big polluters to burn carbon while suing anyone who gets in the way."

She continued: "That message clearly broke through today, as House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi got up, bucked enormous pressure, and rallied against the deal, specifically citing concerns about its impact on climate change. Today was a big win, but the thousands of climate activists across the country who stood up and linked arms with fellow progressives to get us here won’t rest until Fast Track and TPP are dead for good."

to read Deidre Fulton's article published on June 12, 2015, click on

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/06/12/fast-track-derailed-house-de...

RELATED LINKS:

The People vs. Shell by Emily Johnston, June 9, 2015

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/31261-the-people-vs-shell

It's the Planet Stupid!: Capitalism and the Destruction of the Commons by John Atcheson, June 13, 2015

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/06/13/its-planet-stupid-capitalis...

www.alternativetrademandate.org

www.freembtranslations.net

www.citizen.org

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CORRECTION: Unfortunately, FAST TRACK authority for Trade deals like the TPP did in fact PASS on June 12, 2015.

The American People have been deceived.

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CORRECTION: Unfortunately, FAST TRACK authority for Trade deals like the TPP did in fact PASS on June 12, 2015.

The American People have been deceived.

Where did you get that information? Post a link.

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