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Tag: TPP

MoveOn responds to House TPA vote

Justin Krebs, campaign director for MoveOn.org Civic Action, responded today to the House’s passage of Trade Promotion Authority (or Fast Track) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a secret trade deal that puts corporate interests over the interests of American workers: “Speaker Boehner’s do-over vote was proof of what this whole deal is really about. This isn’t […]

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MoveOn responds to Fast Track defeat

Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, responded to the House’s rejection of a trade package today that would have granted President Obama Fast Track authority for the job-killing Trans-Pacific Partnership: “Millions of Americans spoke out passionately—and though the fight isn’t over, we’ve just seen a real setback for ‘Fast Track’ authority on the […]

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10 #FastTrackFacts

For the past two weeks, we’ve been running a daily Twitter campaign to convince the last handful of undecided House Democrats to commit to saying “#NoFastTrack” for the Trans-Pacific Partnership—a secret trade deal that could have huge effects on our economy, environment, and so much more. Yesterday, as part of that push, we sent a […]

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Oregon MoveOn Members: If Sen. Wyden Supports Fast Track for TPP, We’ll Back a Progressive Challenger in 2016 Primary

More than 79 percent of respondents said they would back a challenger if Wyden supports TPP. MoveOn has more than 88,000 members in Oregon. SALEM, OREGON — Oregon members of MoveOn.org Political Action said overwhelmingly that they would back a progressive challenger to Sen. Ron Wyden (D) if the state’s senior senator supports Fast Track […]

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Let’s Talk Issues: The Worst Trade Deal You’ve Never Heard Of

This is part two of our series, “Let’s Talk Issues.” Today we’ll discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement that Senator Elizabeth Warren has strongly spoken out against and that MoveOn members have actively opposed. What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? If I were to ask you to lay out the details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, would you […]

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TPP = NAFTA on steroids

Republicans in Congress want to work with the Obama administration to fast-track the passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is the largest—and worst—trade deal you’ve never heard of, having been devised in secret by representatives of some of the world’s largest corporations. It’s so big and has the potential to do so much […]

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