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5 Feb, 2016 03:06

RT America -- February 4, 2016

Protesters hit the streets against TPP as signing looms
Thousands of global trade activists are protesting against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the controversial and still secretive trade agreement between the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries due to be signed in New Zealand. RT’s Manuel Rapalo takes a look at the controversy.

‘Steel workers, unions are going to work to fight against TPP’ – labor leader

The controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has garnered minor criticism from politicians, but has seen major resistance from labor leaders, with unions being loud and active in raising their concerns over the impending international trade deal. RT’s Ed Schultz speaks with Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul and President of United Steelworkers International Leo Gerard to get the bigger picture on why unions are fighting.