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Secret trade pact could be bad for almost everyone (with video)
Nov 7th, 2013 by Warren Swil

Trans Pacific Partnership

on fast track to approval

without public input

Economist, columnist and IMF Consultant Dean Baker is wary of the TPP.

A SECRET TRADE deal being negotiated among 12 Pacific Rim nations including the United States rose to a prominent place in the public eye with a mysterious editorial in The New York Times on Wednesday.
The Trans Pacific Partnership is something every American needs to know about. Yet media coverage has been scant – even in The New York Times itself.
If agreement is reached as the Obama administration hopes before the end of the year, it could be a gift to the richest American corporations at the expense of everyone else.
Negotiations are proceeding largely out of sight and without participation by anyone except huge, multi-national corporate giants.
But details are available, if one looks hard enough, and they are frightening in their potential consequences.
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