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Sat May 28, 2016, 11:28 PM

Pending Pact Will likely "roll back" ACA, and make all Sanders platform impossible

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No new single payer, free public education, or New Deal programs would ever be allowed.

Presidents of nations or states would be just as powerless as the rest of us to change anything.

Pact could be signed soon.


https://news.vice.com/article/wikileaks-says-secretive-trade-agreement-paves-way-to-corporatization-of-public-services

Also, all changes since 1994 or 1998 in covered areas (health insurance is clearly a covered area under GATS and TiSA) could and likely would be rolled back by the WTO (TiSA is supposed to be merged back into WTO-GATS in the near future)

See this video where Lori Wallach explains how standstill and rollback work in TiSA's financial services -.



Jobs- TiSA contains a huge scheme to lower costs for companies by creating global competition between staffing firms eager for business.

the developing world is very excited because it promises to be a meritocracy where small corporations from disadvantaged countries will be treated as well as huge corporations from developed countries, perhaps even better in that they will get to discriminate in various ways that developed countries cannot.

After having been planned for over 20 years, this is part of the economic integration of the Earth.

Nations domestic regulations will have to adjust.

Sanya Reid Smith explains TiSA here.


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Sat May 28, 2016, 11:41 PM

1. 2020 and Sen Sanders Running For President

Don't belong in the same sentence. But your point is taken and alarming. I should say it is for those of us that don't stand to profit or who have influential friends that may profit.

Our government is in full support of this so I'm grateful for European municipalities raising a stink over this as they don't want to lose local jurisdiction and authority to corporations especially in health care. Europe likes their health care system and thinks ours is horrendous and they're right.

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Sat May 28, 2016, 11:49 PM

2. As long as they dont change anything any systems that are completely free , that dont involve money

at all that were in place before January 1998 i think will do fine. As long as they dont change anything or do anything.

the deals "capture the autonomous level of liberalisation" at the date of their signing, which with some countries like us would be either 1994 or perhaps January 1998, and use that as a ceiling for public involvement and regulation.

Here in the US, however, the ACA would be rolled back- .



because it is post standstill- regulation and its in a covered area, health insurance.

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Sun May 29, 2016, 12:05 AM

3. Many Americans may have nowhere to go that works for them.

They likely will be the losers they talk about in the projections.

The boom in services provision across borders will be short, no more than ten or twenty years before automation makes even the cheapest labor superfluous.

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