The TPP implies a form of absolute rule and enshrines capitalization as a principle of jurisprudence.
Under systemic corruption, more disclosure can have the unintended consequence of helping to circumvent one of the few remaining inconveniences to plutocrats.
David Kristjanson-Gural is associate professor of economics and senior fellow of the Social Justice College at Bucknell University. His writing appears in the LA Progressive, Commondreams.org, the Williamsport Guardian and the Daily Item. He is a member of the Spilling Ink Writers' Collective.