On Wednesday June 10th, 2015, WikiLeaks published the Healthcare Annex to the secret draft “Transparency” Chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), along with each country’s negotiating position.
The TPP trade agreement has not been released to the public, and much of what we know about it comes through leaks.
The TPP is the world’s largest economic trade agreement that would cover more than 40 per cent of the world’s GDP. Despite the wide-ranging impacts on the global population, the TPP and the two other mega-agreements that make up the “Great Treaty” – (the TiSA and the TTIP) – are being negotiated in secrecy. Together, those three trade agreements would cover two-thirds of global GDP, states WikiLeaks.
The Obama administration is trying to gain “Fast-Track” approval for all three from the US House of Representatives on Friday, according to The Bangor Daily news. The House of Representatives is the second…
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