The 12th Round in the News

May 30, 2012-Public Citizen Global Access to Medicines Program Director Peter Maybarduk: TPP Chiefs Raise Doubts about USTR's Corporate IP Wish List 

May 25, 2012-Public Citizen Global Access to Medicines Program Director Peter Maybarduk:"Heavy-handed" TPP Tactics from US Trade Rep

May 16, 2012-Melinda St. Louis of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch talking jobs, medicines & TPP on RT News (links to youtube.com) & Maira Sutton of Electronic Frontier Foundation talking copyright, the internet & TPP on RT News (links to youtube.com)

May 16, 2012- USTR Gone Rogue (links to publicknowledge.org)

May 16, 2012-Huffington Post: Darrell Issa Questions Obama On Trans-Pacific Partnership, Leaks Key Text Of Trade Deal (links to huffingtonpost.com)

May 16, 2012-Focus Daily News: Texas rally and march for transparency in trade negotiations (links to focusdailynews.com)

May 15, 2012-US Rep. Waxman says on TPP, the Obama administration "needs to go back to the drawing board ...not pose unnecessary barriers to poor patients seeking access to low cost generic medicines" (links to infojustice.org)

May 15, 2012-US Rep. Issa calls for public input on the Feb. 2011 leaked US TPP intellectual property (IP) proposal; calls for transparency in international IP agreements (links to issa.house.gov)

May 14, 2012-TPP: Internet Freedom Activists Protest Secret Trade Agreement Being Negotiated This Week (links to eff.org)

May 14, 2012-ACTA-As-Counterproposal at TPP Negotiations; News from Dallas Round (links to infojustice.org)

May 14, 2012-Free Speech Radio News: Watchdogs push for more transparency in Pacific free trade deal (links to fsrn.org)

May 13, 2012-Reuters: Some Secrecy Needed in trade talks: Ron Kirk (links to reuters.com)

May 13, 2012-The Raw Story: US Trade Rep. given 'Corporate Power Tool' award for secret treaty talks (links to rawstory.com) 

May 12, 2012-Yes Lab: Party ends badly for U.S. trade reps, federal agents (links to yeslab.org)

May 12, 2012-Citizens Trade Campaign: Texans demand a public voice in secretive Trans-Pacific trade negotiations (links to citizenstrade.org)

May 10, 2012-Listen to Public Citizen's Global Access to Medicines Program Director Peter Maybarduk discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) on Free Speech Radio News (links to fsrn.org)

May 10, 2012-Kirk Responds to TPP Transparency Demands (links to infojustice.org)

May 10, 2012-Chile Threatens to Pull out of TPP because of US IP demands (links to infojustice.org)

May 9, 2012-Law Professors Call for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Transparency (links to infojustice.org)

May 8, 2012-Citizens Trade Campaign: Coalition demands transparency in Trans-Pacific trade negotiations (link to citizenstrade.org)

May 8, 2012-caller.com: Make trade work for all Texans (links to caller.com)

May 7, 2012-
The Dallas Morning News: Trade talks begin in Addison between U.S., eight other nations (link to dallasnews.com)

May 7, 2012-Inter Press Service: Next Round of Pacific Trade Talks Pact to Be Lengthy, Secretive (ipsnews.net)

May 4, 2012-Huffington Post: Why Is the TPP Such a Big Secret? (link to huffingtonpost.com)

May 3, 2012-Huffington Post: Congress Revolts on Obama Plan That Would Ban "Buy American" (link to huffingtonpost.com)

April 10, 2012-Public Citizen: U.S. Abandons Final Pretense of Transparency or Inclusion of Consumer, Health, Environmental, Labor Perspective in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Talks (link to citizen.org)

April 5, 2012-Infojustice: U.S. Decreases Stakeholder Process for TPP (link to infojustice.org)

April 4, 2012-Scoop News: US Abandons Fig-Leaf of Transparency on TPPA (link to scoop.co.nz)

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