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.
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Laura Finley, Ph.D., is a teacher in the Barry University Department of Sociology & Criminology. She is syndicated by PeaceVoice.