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St. Pete activists warn TPP could inflate prescription drug costs and sacrifice American jobs listen

05/08/14 Crystal Farina
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Tags: NAFTA, trade, economy, jobs, TPP, Trans Pacific Partnership, foreing relations, prescription drugs

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a secretive trade deal being negotiated between the U.S. and several Asian countries. On Wednesday, about a dozen local citizens gathered in front of the Tampa Bay Times’ office in Downtown St. Petersburg to protest the TPP.

Eleven countries in the Pacific, excluding China and including New Zealand and Australia would be part of the agreement. Christopher Radulich, the council organizer for Moveon.org, says that although this p...

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Haitan residents organize for Democracy In Haiti

11/12/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Good afternoon,

Welcome to WMNF's Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today: we’ll hear how the jobs at a local auto plant are being shipped to Mexico. And we’ll also hear about an event this weekend organized by members of Tampa’s Haitian community to celebrate Haiti’s independence.

But first a listener comment about yesterday’s interview with Eugene Hairston, the Vietnam veteran who suffered from PTSD, who was homeless and who also had substance abuse problems. We he...

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