Dean Baker: TPP proponents are arguing that the deal's rejection by Congress would jeopardize US ties with Asia.
Kelly Hayes of Truthout: Bresha Meadows has been caged for killing her abusive father. Our systems offer few exits to those trapped in cycles of domestic violence.
Stephan Salisbury is cultural writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and a TomDispatch regular. His most recent book is Mohamed's Ghosts: An American Story of Love and Fear in the Homeland.