Treaties

TPA: Backdoor to Enforcement of UN’s Arms Trade Treaty

by Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. The New American Most pundits and politicians are claiming that the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is no more than a statutory acknowledgment of a power already possessed by the president to promote “free trade.” For example, presidential candidate and senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) explained his …

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7 Reasons Why Trade Promotion Authority/Fast Track Must Be Defeated

by William F. Jasper The New American In our companion article “10 Reasons Why You Should Oppose the TPP and TTIP,” we detail some of the most extreme dangers presented by President Obama’s two mammoth pseudo-free trade agreements, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). …

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TISA Leaks: Another Secret ObamaTrade Deal, More Reasons to Stop “Fast Track”

by William F. Jasper The New American Here comes another secret ObamaTrade treaty with enormous ramifications for every American. Wikileaks has released 17 documents related to a mammoth trade agreement the Obama administration has been negotiating that will, purportedly, cover 80 percent of the U.S. economy. It’s called TISA, the …