STAFF NEWS & ANALYSIS
TISA Ready to Take the Place of TPP
By Daily Bell Staff – February 13, 2017
TISA’s Worse Than TPP—Kiss Internet privacy and national sovereignty goodbye – National Economics
We got rid of TPP and now they’re bringing it back with TISA. In some ways it’s even worse that TPP.
TPP was killed because Congress wasn’t going to go along with it and US President Donald Trump withdrew the county from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as soon as he got into office.
But now we’re finding out that it lives on through the Trade In Services Agreement (TISA). TISA has actually been around for a long time, some 21 rounds of negotiations since April 2013.
And while many things can be said about TISA, it was obviously designed as a back up to TPP. In fact one can speculate that TPP was actually expected to