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Lesson Plan September 23, 2016

TPP's provisions on labor laws and human rights

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My thought is to compare the effects of previous trade agreements on labor rights with the legal protection language offered in the text of the TPP agreement. The sources I have included from Pulitzer, as well as the links below should help us get an idea.

To start, this is a website showcasing the positive impact TPP would have to labor rights:

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a win for all parties

Now on to those highlighting the negative side:

This is a blog about the perceived negative effects TPP would have on labor rights:

Obama's Pacific Trade Deal Is No Deal At All

A Q&A on TPP that includes some questions about human and labor rights:

Q&A: The Trans-Pacific Partnership

Another article comparing TPP to previous trade agreements to prove the negative impact on labor rights:

Will The Trans-Pacific Partnership Improve Labor Standards?

Here is a website containing the text of the TPP agreement. My focus is on the sections containing labor rights issues towards the end.

Text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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