The Democratic Party's draft policy agenda reflects a shift in the debate over a tax on financial transactions that would curb short-term speculation and generate massive revenue.
TransCanada is suing the US government for $15 billion in damages under NAFTA rules. The TPP would increase the chances of similar lawsuits in the future.
Jeff Larson is a data editor at ProPublica. He is a winner of the Livingston Award for the 2011 series "Redistricting: How Powerful Interests are Drawing You Out of a Vote." His public key can be found here.