More Power to Corporations

” Under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)“free trade” agreement, foreign firms would gain an array of privileges:
–Rights to acquire land, natural resources, factories without government review
–Risks and costs of offshoring to low wage countries eliminated
–Special guaranteed “minimum standard of treatment”; for relocating firms
–Compensation for loss of “expected future profits” from health, labor environmental, laws (indirect or “regulatory” takings compensation)…”

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