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Nobel laureate warns of Trans-Pacific Partnership dangers
Description: Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, who spoke at UBC last week as part of the Lind Initiative, is worried that the Trans-Pacific Partnership will only primarily serve the federal agencies, and not the interests of consumers and citizens.
Date: 05 October 2015
Author: Chuck Chiang
Source: The Vancouver Sun

Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz says that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal could negatively impact the life of consumers and citizens. TPP is not a “free-trade” deal; rather, it is a private negotiation made to serve the interests of federal agencies. These types of agreements remove regulations over safety, health, the environment, and the economy. Stiglitz points out that when this happens, consumers and citizens get screwed over.

Read the full interview in the Vancouver Sun.

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