Curated below are my comments and replies from New York Times readers, followed by an excerpt of Paul Krugman’s May 22nd op-ed. Since the publication of this op-ed, the U.S. Senate has passed the legislation that enables the fast-track of the TPP in Congress. The legislation is now, quite ironically, in the hands of none other than Paul Ryan. Continue reading Paul Krugman: Trade and Trust | Postscript to my comment | NYTimes | Blog#42
What we’re arguing about when we’re arguing about trade deals.
Here are your representatives in the U.S. Congress, in their own words, about what they are allowed and not allowed to see and do, when it comes to doing YOUR business in the context of a trade agreement that will affect your jobs, the prices you pay for certain things and the legal rights of corporations vis a vis the laws your Congress passed.
This is not how a Democracy is supposed to operate. Continue reading Your Congress in its own words: what they can’t say about the TPP | Blog#42