Nov
15
2013

Peter Maybarduk on TPP, Anne Petermann on Climate Justice

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wiki-tppThis week on CounterSpin: Wikileaks has leaked a draft chapter of the secretive Trans Pacific Partnership "free trade" agreement. The chapter, addressing intellectual property rights, favors corporations over the public, say critics. What do the corporate lobbyists and government negotiators have in mind for us? We'll talk with Peter Maybarduk of Public Citizen.

Super Typhoon Haiyan Bears Down On PhilippinesAlso on CounterSpin today:  The monster storm that struck the Philippines has killed thousands and left hundreds of thousands homeless. This happened right before international climate change talks were getting underway. But are media making the connection between climate change and this catastrophe? We'll talk to Anne Petermann of the Global Justice Ecology Project.

LINKS:

--Public Citizen

--Global Justice Ecology Project