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Noam Chomsky on TPP Secrecy, Terrorism and Google Glass

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with Noam Chomsky

tpp why so secret?

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Laura Flanders
grittv.org
June 18, 2013

What do Takism Square, Google Glass, Trans Pacific Partnership and NSA have in common? Find out in this interview with Noam Chomsky.

On the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the pending trade deal critics are calling “NAFTA on steroids”:

These are patent rules so high, if they’d existed in 19th century the US would be an agricultural producer today… What we now call “piracy” is the way the rich countries developed. There’s a phrase for it in trade theory: kicking away the ladder. First you violate all the rules, then by the time you get rich you kick away the ladder so others can’t do it too and you preach about “free trade.”

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This conversation was recorded backstage at the Left Forum in New York, June 8, 2013.

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Updated: June 20, 2013

Floor Speech in Opposition to Michael Froman’s Nomination for USTR

Senator Elizabeth Warren on Jun 19, 2013

Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered remarks on the Senate floor on June 19, 2013 in opposition to Michael Froman’s nomination for United States Trade Representative

see

Glenn Greenwald: As Obama Makes “False” Spy Claims, Snowden Risks Life to Spark NSA Debate

Noam Chomsky’s Call to the World about the Taksim Gezi Park Resistance #resistanbul

Patriotic Yardsticks for Unpatriotic Giant Corporations by Ralph Nader

Left Forum #LF2013 Event: Bradley Manning and Whistleblowers + I am Bradley Manning

TPP: Doubling Down On Failed Trade Policy by Karen Hansen-Kuhn + Lee Camp: The Secret Global Corporate Coup

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Stop ‘NAFTA on steroids’! + TPP = Corporate Power Tool of the 1%

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