How Malaysia Improved Its Human Rights Ranking

Erik LoomisIt’s amazing the progress Malaysia has shown in human rights ever since Obama decided the Trans Pacific Partnership was his top priority…

Malaysia has done all it needed to do — become important to Obama’s trade agenda. At this point, it can use all the slave labor it wants, knowing Obama will do nothing. Promoting pharmaceutical companies’ rights for long monopolies over profitable medicines and allowing corporations to sue nations for raising their minimum wage or implementing new pollution controls is far more important than the human rights of migrant laborers in southeast Asia for this administration.

—Erik Loomis
Malaysia: A Leader in Human Rights Once It Joined the TPP!

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