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This is an excerpt from the Follow the Money Weekly podcast hosted each week by economist and author, Jerry Robinson.
If Americans knew what was inside the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Congress would never be able to pass it…
That’s why Washington has fought for years to cloak the Trans-Pacific Partnership in secrecy. Many Congressmen are still not permitted to view the bill, which is currently being written by more than 600 American and foreign corporate executives.
The little that we do know about the TPP has come through Wikileaks, which has published portions of the working text. What those few snippets contain is enough for most liberty-minded Americans to know that the TPP is not only bad for our economy, it’s bad for our liberties.
The TPP is a Trojan Horse filled with a shocking bonanza of special rights and privileges for corporations that leaves America’s middle class and working poor on the hook for the bill.
But because the TPP is being written and debated in private, the American people, and even our own elected officials, have been restricted from seeing the details.
Meanwhile, the corporate-controlled media has played right along with the goals of big business to keep reporting on one of the comprehensive trade agreements in American history to an absolute minimum.
This keeps the average American in the dark, which is exactly where Washington, and its corporate sponsors want them.
But as one U.S. Supreme Court once noted: Sunlight is one the best of disinfectants.
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