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(2015/02/06) Resisting global corporate takeover (Trans-Pacific Partnership)

February 6, 201577 min
Edition #896
Today we take a look at what the TPP is all about, why it’s being negotiated in total secrecy and why we need to resist it
 
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Show Notes
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill
Ch. 2: Act 1: Robert Reich takes on the Trans-Pacific Partnership - @MoveOn - AIr Date: 1-29-15
Ch. 3: Song 1: Say It Loud - Invincible

Ch. 4: Act 2: Wikileaks TPP Revelations Prove US in "Left Field" With Trade Deal - @TheRealNews Network - Air Date: 12-15-13
Ch. 5: Song 2: Sound of Defeat - Sound of Defeat - EP

Ch. 6: Act 3: Obama Pushes TPP Passage to World Leaders - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 11-14-14
Ch. 7: Song 3: What Difference Does It Make? - The Smiths (Remastered By Johnny Marr)

Ch. 8: Act 4: Lori Wallach (@WallachLori) on Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date: 11-29-14
Ch. 9: Song 4: Revolt - Strong Words for Strong People

Ch. 10: Act 5: Jeff Abbott on CAFTA and the TPP - @Radio_Dispatch - Air Date: 2-2-15
Ch. 11: Song 5: Talkback - Now Then...

Ch. 12: Act 6: Stop Fast Track of TransPacific Partnership via @MoveOn — Best of the Left Activism
Ch. 13: Song 6: "This fickle world" - Theo Bard

Ch. 14: Act 7: The Deep State Hiding in Plain Sight - @BillMoyersHQ - Air Date: 2-21-14

Voicemails
Ch. 16: Thoughts on Charlie Hebdo and freedom of speech - Nathan from Vancouver, WA
Ch. 17: The effects of animal agrigulture - Kate
Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 18: Final comments
Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Activism: Stop Fast Track of TransPacific Partnership via @MoveOn
Update!
Obama administration asks for fast tracking of TPP: "Democrats oppose Obama's demand for fast-tracking Pacific trade deal” by Siri Srinivas at The Guardian
Follow-up/new Action!
SIGN: Tell Congress: We Can't Afford to Outsource More Jobs via MoveOn.org and the CWA
Sources/further reading:
"NAFTA on Steroids: The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would grant enormous new powers to corporations, is a massive assault on democracy” by Lori Wallach at The Nation
"The Top Secret Deal Between 11 Countries That Will Affect Your Life" - MOC #186 — Lee Camp
Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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