That is all (sorry for the language but it would take many more words otherwise).
Australia's trade minister has taken a swipe at critics of the Trans Pacific Partnership, accusing them of spreading “misinformation” about a trade treaty that's been kept as secret as possible since its inception. In response to criticism from consumer watchdog Choice about the deal, Robb told ABC Radio “Those who are opposed …
I was never his greatest fan but Australia is worse off with the passing of Mr Whitlam. Like Mussolini's corpse, left dangling in a servo, Mr Whitlam's political fate served as a warning to even the most out of touch politician.
With the previous Labor and current Liberal governments both dealing in secret, against the interests of her citizens, I believe it's time Her Magesty got off Her backside and chucked out another government. The political class aren't very bright and need a constant reminder of whom they're obliged to serve.
... we in the UK are fighting a comparable threat in the form of TTIP. It has all the same components as the TPP and the same underhanded regime of secret negotiations. It still beggars belief that the politicians even suspect that this *might* be good for their countries, rather than their corporate "Sponsors".
TTIP/TPP are just polite terms for a contractual obligation you sign up to whereby you consent to allow the US and all its glorious corporations to fully jam you and your citizens in the ring-gear without even so much as a polite pulling up of your fiscal trousers afterwards.
The list of participants should include US Big Business who have been consulted every step of the way. The only potential benefit for Australia appears to be in agricultural exports. the ruling coalition includes the National party dedicated to government of the people by the farmers for the farmers.