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38 Million Retirees Join Workers and Consumers to Say “No” to TPP Terms that Would Make Medicine More Expensive

The chorus of critics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) – a sweeping U.S. pact under negotiation with 11 Pacific Rim countries – keeps expanding.

This week, the largest U.S. nonprofit, nonpartisan group – the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), representing 38 million members – joined the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Consumers Union and other U.S. health and consumer advocacy groups in sending a letter to President Obama to express “deep concern” that TPP rules will thwart efforts to control escalating healthcare costs.

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  1. Deanna Clark

    This grab and greed without respect for human beings must stop.

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