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Stop TPPA – clever placement

Written By: - Date published: 2:31 pm, May 12th, 2015 - 11 comments
Categories: activism, International - Tags: ,

The TPPA is being negotiated in secret and (from leaked chapters) is damaging to our sovereignty. We should not sign up under these conditions. Full marks to these folk for clever protest placement:

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11 comments on “Stop TPPA – clever placement ”

  1. Paul 1

    Meanwhile the serfs fawn in front of their feudal non-dom lord.

  2. Tracey 2

    things are heating up in USA. Obama has the support of the Republican to fasttrack TPP but he needs 20 democrats.

    Tells you alot about Obamas political leanings and the TPP

    • Murray Simmonds 2.1

      vto – You wish!

      The recent deal with Korea that we signed up to has similar “Antisovereignty” provisions within it – and no one has batted a constitutional eyelid yet . So I don’t imagine it will be any different when it comes to the “constitutionality” of the deal that America is asking for. And there’s no evidence whatoever so far that either Key or Groser consider the loss of sovereignty to be an issue that is worth worrying about (from their myopic perspective).

  3. SMILIN 3

    The beef on the hoof in front remind me of the those bullshit Bush movies with Harrison Ford and the other presidential actors plus the double take Ronnie Rayguns
    Should we be scared you bet the police state is strengthening
    Thanks Johnny Begood begood for your daddy US YOU got the whole terrorist community to know another place they can find the US
    fUCKIN fASCIST

  4. vto 4

    The TPPA will be invalid as it diminishes our power to make laws for ourselves and such massive constitutional change cannot be undertaken by simple majority in Parliament, let alone by the executive…

    it will not have legitimacy and will not be recognised

    • tinfoilhat 4.1

      Well until we get a government that isn’t beholding to labour or national we will not be seeing any change to the gun ho approach to free trade deals such as the TPPA.

  5. Tautoko Mangō Mata 5

    “Amid TPP Fight, El Salvador Mining Case Shows Danger of Corporate Tribunals”

    A Salvadoran delegation is in Canada this week to warn of how investor provisions threaten democracy, public health, and environment
    OceanaGold, which purchased the Vancouver-based Pacific Rim Mining in 2013, is suing El Salvador—the most water-stressed country in the region—for an amount equivalent to 5 percent of its gross domestic product for refusing to grant it a permit to put a gold mine into operation.”
    ” As of 2013, there were 169 investor-state suits being heard at the ICSID, up from only 3 in 2000. About 35 percent were brought by oil, gas, and mining firms and nearly 50 percent of all 169 suits were against Latin American governments. The trend with NAFTA suits is similar—over the last decade, the number of suits has doubled, with Canada the target in roughly 70 percent of cases.”
    http://www.org/news/2015/05/11/amid-tpp-fight-el-salvador-mining-case-shows-danger-corporate-tribunals

    Stop TPPA. OceanGold are ready and waiting.
    http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/business/272449/newmont-sells-waihi-mine-to-oceanagold

  6. Tautoko Mangō Mata 6

    “Amid TPP Fight, El Salvador Mining Case Shows Danger of Corporate Tribunals”

    A Salvadoran delegation is in Canada this week to warn of how investor provisions threaten democracy, public health, and environment
    OceanaGold, which purchased the Vancouver-based Pacific Rim Mining in 2013, is suing El Salvador—the most water-stressed country in the region—for an amount equivalent to 5 percent of its gross domestic product for refusing to grant it a permit to put a gold mine into operation.”
    ” As of 2013, there were 169 investor-state suits being heard at the ICSID, up from only 3 in 2000. About 35 percent were brought by oil, gas, and mining firms and nearly 50 percent of all 169 suits were against Latin American governments. The trend with NAFTA suits is similar—over the last decade, the number of suits has doubled, with Canada the target in roughly 70 percent of cases.”
    http://www.org/news/2015/05/11/amid-tpp-fight-el-salvador-mining-case-shows-danger-corporate-tribunals

    Stop TPPA. OceanGold are ready and waiting.
    http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/business/272449/newmont-sells-waihi-mine-to-oceanagold

  7. Tautoko Mangō Mata 7

    “Amid TPP Fight, El Salvador Mining Case Shows Danger of Corporate Tribunals”

    A Salvadoran delegation is in Canada this week to warn of how investor provisions threaten democracy, public health, and environment
    OceanaGold, which purchased the Vancouver-based Pacific Rim Mining in 2013, is suing El Salvador—the most water-stressed country in the region—for an amount equivalent to 5 percent of its gross domestic product for refusing to grant it a permit to put a gold mine into operation.”
    ” As of 2013, there were 169 investor-state suits being heard at the ICSID, up from only 3 in 2000. About 35 percent were brought by oil, gas, and mining firms and nearly 50 percent of all 169 suits were against Latin American governments. The trend with NAFTA suits is similar—over the last decade, the number of suits has doubled, with Canada the target in roughly 70 percent of cases.”
    http://www.org/news/2015/05/11/amid-tpp-fight-el-salvador-mining-case-shows-danger-corporate-tribunals

    Stop TPPA. OceanGold are ready and waiting.
    http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/business/272449/newmont-sells-waihi-mine-to-oceanagold

  8. Sacha 8

    Nice placement, yes.
    #lesson

  9. Sable 9

    It will pass and with any luck the veil will be pulled away revealing what National and its pals really have planned for this country. Maybe then people will finally wake up.

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