Dean Baker for Truthout: Protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership do more to impede free trade than the modest reductions in tariffs do to promote free trade.
What took so long? If we judged big banks by the same standards we apply to auto body shops or dry cleaners, they'd have all been discredited long time ago.
Gar Alperovitz is cochair of the Next System Project and cofounder of the Democracy Collaborative. Alperovitz was deeply involved in the teach-ins on the Vietnam War.