LATE NEWS UPDATE
Only 2 days later in a new vote 14 Senators changed their mind after MASSIVE GRAFT AND POLITICAL PRESSURE.
Not only are they now in favour but have voted away their power to delay the ‘fast tracking’ of the Corporate Coup d’Etat by the 1%.
So much for printing good news.. the article below is CANCELLED
Are the Wheels Starting to Fall Off TTIP?
‘The battle isn’t over,’ writes Dearden, ‘but yesterday’s vote should give campaigners everywhere real hope.’ (Image: Global Justice Now)
In a shock vote for President Obama yesterday, the Senate blocked a bill that would have allowed him to ‘fast track’ trade agreements like TTIP. Although only a procedural vote, the fact that Democrats in the Senate united to dismiss the motion makes it significantly less likely that Obama will succeed, with commentators saying Obama’s trade strategy is now ‘in tatters’.