RT: TPP signing sparks dozens of protests across US over biggest trade pact

Published time: 5 Feb, 2016 04:12

Activists shout slogans during a protest against the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) and Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company at Santiago, Chile, January 22, 2016. © Stringer / Reuters
Over 35 protests were organized in US cities to mark opposition to the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a huge international trade deal between 12 Pacific Rim nations representing 40 percent of the global economy.

Protesters with the Stop Fast Track coalition rallied outside the White House in Lafayette Park on Wednesday to expose the consequences of the TPP and encourage people to join the campaign. Protesters held aloft a huge yellow banner that read, “TPP equals Betrayal.”

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