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.
Andrew Smith is the author of "Totally Wired: on the Trail of the Great Dotcom Swindle" and"Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth." You can follow him at @wiresmith.