WikiLeaks shines rare light onto US trade negotiations

In its latest document dump, WikiLeaks unearthed what it says is a leaked chapter from secretive trade negotiations under way between the U.S., Japan, and a number of Pacific rim nations. The documents suggest the proposed framework will have far reaching consequences and undermine individual rights worldwide.
The anti-privacy organization released what it says is the August version of a section of the negotiating framework concerning intellectual property rights, part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed free trade agreement between the U.S. and ten nations.
The nations covered by the TPP total almost 40 percent of the world’s GDP, over 11 percent of its population and about a quarter of its global trade. The agreement is intended to lower trade barriers between the countries and help negotiate a framework on issues including intellectual property rights.  

Read more
Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

WikiLeaks shines rare light onto US trade negotiations

In its latest document dump, WikiLeaks unearthed what it says is a leaked chapter from secretive trade negotiations under way between the U.S., Japan, and a number of Pacific rim nations. The documents suggest the proposed framework will have far reaching consequences and undermine individual rights worldwide.

The anti-privacy organization released what it says is the August version of a section of the negotiating framework concerning intellectual property rights, part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed free trade agreement between the U.S. and ten nations.

The nations covered by the TPP total almost 40 percent of the world’s GDP, over 11 percent of its population and about a quarter of its global trade. The agreement is intended to lower trade barriers between the countries and help negotiate a framework on issues including intellectual property rights. 

Read more

Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

  1. nicksheff reblogged this from truth-has-a-liberal-bias
  2. iseesaystheblindman reblogged this from andreagoldston
  3. andreagoldston reblogged this from reagan-was-a-horrible-president
  4. infinitecosmos reblogged this from paradoxicalparadigms
  5. tits-are-swell-spectacular reblogged this from reagan-was-a-horrible-president
  6. paradoxicalparadigms reblogged this from reagan-was-a-horrible-president
  7. drsuds reblogged this from reagan-was-a-horrible-president
  8. eyesopendreamin reblogged this from peaceshine3
  9. hieronyma reblogged this from reagan-was-a-horrible-president
  10. peaceshine3 reblogged this from reagan-was-a-horrible-president
  11. reagan-was-a-horrible-president reblogged this from aljazeeraamerica
  12. mr-oskie-starks reblogged this from truth-has-a-liberal-bias
  13. clockworkjerk reblogged this from recall-all-republicans
  14. stuff-2-share reblogged this from recall-all-republicans
  15. recall-all-republicans reblogged this from aljazeeraamerica
  16. pandahspunk reblogged this from nicksheff
  17. five-for-silver-six-for-gold reblogged this from truth-has-a-liberal-bias
  18. sierracuse reblogged this from kylegreggy
  19. made-of-nguyen reblogged this from truth-has-a-liberal-bias