[–] [deleted] 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

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[–] FriedrichNietzsche 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

No, there are plenty of quotes by the founding fathers about how finance and corporations are bad and need to be removed.

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[–] brother_tempus 1 point 6 points (+7|-1) ago 

Free trade is what occurs when you , the individual, go to a merchant and buy a good or service from him...

When government initiated treaties, that is government-managed trade, not free trade

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[–] let_them_eat_slogans [S] 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

In this case it's basically the government enacting a trade agreement on behalf of corporate interests. Government-managed trade in a democracy would theoretically benefit the people being represented.

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[–] brother_tempus 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

In this case it's basically the government enacting a trade agreement on behalf of its own interests

FTFY

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[–] Tialah 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

There is a sticky in /v/news on how to contact your reps. This isn't over.

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[–] Redetzky 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Of course if this does get on media somehow, it will be "DLFH THINKO OF THE CHILDERENSDNALD" and it will still pass. And what's worse this affects more than America.

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[–] Techttz ago 

It's like they just want us to overthrow the government or something.

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[–] mindful ago 

Here are some collected news, videos, websites, documents about the TPP (available here), on voat.

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[–] babimbang 2 points -1 points (+1|-2) ago 

I have yet to read anyone cite any specific clauses they object to. I am eager to read such citations.

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[–] let_them_eat_slogans [S] 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

I object to the 20 year extension of copyright terms that Canada, Japan, and New Zealand have all agreed to. The NZ government estimates that this monopoly expansion will cost their country $55 million per year.

http://beehive.govt.nz/sites/all/files/TPP-Q&A-Oct-2015.pdf

There's a lot of stuff that we still need to see the details about, but there's no reason to expect anything especially good (at least when it comes to IP and the internet).

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[–] Quawonk 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

That could be because of the extreme secrecy surrounding it...

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[–] dontexpectmeto 4 points -2 points (+2|-4) ago 

I think we need to get this article up on the front page a couple more times.

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[–] Avnomke 3 points -1 points (+2|-3) ago 

Yeah, I don't think three is enough times. /s

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