The Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Accord Explained

Source: Kevin Granville, New York Times, October 5, 2015

The largest regional trade accord in history, the Trans-Pacific Partnership would set new terms for trade and business investment among the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations — a far-flung group with an annual gross domestic product of nearly $28 trillion that represents roughly 40 percent of global G.D.P. and one-third of world trade. ….
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation, 2015

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Job Loss, Lower Wages and Higher Drug Prices
Source: Public Citizen, 2015

Have you heard? The TPP is a massive, controversial “free trade” agreement currently being pushed by big corporations and negotiated behind closed doors by officials from the United States and 11 other countries – Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.

How Big Pharma (and others) began lobbying on the Trans-Pacific Partnership before you ever heard of it Source: Lee Drutman, Sunlight Foundation blog, March 13, 2014