The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Corporations Before People and Democracy


Elsadig Elsheikh, Hossein Ayazi, john a. powell


accountability, corporations, democracy, Fair Trade, food trade, government, TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, transparency

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Policy Summary

This report provides background information and analysis on the implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The TPP is the largest trade pact ever made and 40% of the global economic output is produced by the 12 member nations. The report argues that the TPP undermines public accountability, transparency, and democratic participation.