“TPP: Americans and Vietnamese lose. Big corporations win.”

The title of this post and the bilingual document on which it's based, drafted by Chuck Searcy and Lady Borton, pretty much sums it up.  Chuck is a Vietnam veteran; Lady worked with all sides during the war. Both have worked in Vietnam since before normalization of US-Vietnam diplomatic relations 20 years ago.  Follow this … Continue reading “TPP: Americans and Vietnamese lose. Big corporations win.”

At TPP, Vietnam, developing nations come under US onslaught on affordable cancer treatments

Below is a repost of an article that originally appeared on 23 October in Thanh Nien News and was picked up by Info.vn.  There are basically two sides in this debate:  1) those who support profit over people; and 2) those who support people over profit.  Unlike most things in life, it's really that simple.  … Continue reading At TPP, Vietnam, developing nations come under US onslaught on affordable cancer treatments