October 2014 Guest Speaker, Pauline Westwood

Our fellow Vintage Reds member Pauline Westwood spoke to the October meeting about the TPP. Pauline was formerly a senior policy officer in the public service and a senior research librarian.

For updates and more information on the TPP, see the Australian Fair Trade & Investment Network Ltd, AFTINET.

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)

The TPP is a controversial and highly secretive “free trade” agreement currently being pushed by big corporations and negotiated behind closed doors by officials from the United States and 11 other countries – Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam, with a couple of other countries about to join.

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