AFL-CIO: Top 5 Scariest Things About the TPP

Treats for corporations, tricks for everyone else

Just in time for Halloween, Celeste Drake, Trade & Globalization Policy Specialist at the AFL-CIO, has written a blog post with the five scariest things about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (aka “NAFTA on steroids”).

It’s almost Halloween, which means it’s time for ghosts, goblins and secret trade monsters to rear their ugly heads. Yes, nearly a month after the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was finalized, America’s working people still have incomplete information about the dangers lurking within the text.

The administration tells a sweet story about what’s in the TPP, but the truth is closer to “The Conjuring” than it is to “Cinderella.” No matter how the corporate trade agenda has hurt working families, like Jason, it just won’t die. We have some insight and, from what we know, it’s pretty ugly.

Read more and find out the “scary bonus” to these five tricks: Top 5 Scariest Things About the TPP