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#job #union #iww #ows #occupy #p2 #tlot #tcot Alliance says TPPA would lock in a corporate power grab http://alliance.org.nz/2012/12/08/alliance-says-tppa-would-lock-in-a-corporate-power-grab/ [PICTURED- People in Tokyo protest against the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement in April. Photo credit Public Citizen via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)] The Alliance Party says the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) could lock New Zealand into a future where economic and political decisions are made by and for a small elite. Negotiators having been working on this trade deal since 2007 and met in Auckland this week to have another go at hammering out an agreement. Alliance Party co-leader Kay Murray says we should not be so naïve as to imagine that anything good for New Zealande...