TPP: We Need Some Trust-but-Verify

“Trust me — it’s going to be a good thing for everyone. It’s one of the strongest trade agreements ever.

Just trust me.”

President Obama’s message on the Trans-Pacific Pact, the secret trade agreement affecting 40% of the world’s commerce, is beginning to ring pretty hollow. As pointed out by Senator Warren in her staff report “Broken Promises,” the same statements have been made about every so-called “free trade” agreement for the past 20 years.

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