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.
Ian Alan Paul is a writer, artist and programmer living in the Bay Area of California. His work can be found online at www.ianalanpaul.com