Thursday, April 16, 2015

Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks Classified as State Secrets!




Don’t Keep the Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks Secret

By MARGOT E. KAMINSKI APRIL 14, 2015

The New York Times


http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/14/opinion/dont-keep-trade-talks-secret.html?emc=edit_th_20150414&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=32962000


COLUMBUS, Ohio — WHEN WikiLeaks recently released a chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, critics and proponents of the deal resumed wrestling over its complicated contents. But a cover page of the leaked document points to a different problem: It announces that the draft text is classified by the United States government. Even if current negotiations over the trade agreement end with no deal, the draft chapter will still remain classified for four years as national security information. The initial version of an agreement projected by the government to affect millions of Americans will remain a secret until long after meaningful public debate is possible....

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1 comment:

  1. From Enenews petition forum:

    Signatures needed

    "Urgent! Block Fast Track of Trans Pacific Partnership NOW, Say NO to Radioactive Food from Japan"

    https://www.change.org/p/ron-wyden-barack-obama-urgent-block-fast-track-of-trans-pacific-partnership-now-say-no-to-radioactive-food-from-japan?

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