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Surprise: Now Even Australia's Biggest Business Organization Says It Has Doubts About TPP

As Techdirt has reported, the few studies into the economic impact of TPP that exist show that there is likely to be vanishingly small benefit for most countries. The Australian Council of Trade Unions, representing 1.6 million workers in Australia, is not impressed with the deal, and has just called for TPP to be rejected, according to the Guardian: "The TPP puts globalisation before Australian workers, threatens the fundamentals of our democracy and drives up health costs," [ACTU’s director of policy] Tkalcevic said.
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