Okinawa, which hosts 75 percent of US military bases in Japan, is finally putting its foot down on construction of yet another base, with 35,000 turning out to protest the plan.
The Obama administration has tried to impose a blockade on the text of the draft trade agreement. But Congress could share the Trans-Pacific Partnership text with the public.
Andre Lopes Massa is currently an undergraduate student at George Mason University. He writes for his own personal website, The Historical Nerds, and is a columnist for the Nolan Chart.