For several years, President Obama and the White House have initiated discourse on a new trade partnership that, they say, will expand economic opportunities for American businesses, ranchers, farmers, and workers. This week, it appears that more details on the partnership are leaking out to the masses, and it is producing hysteria among those who oppose it. The proposed legislation is called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Theorists for decades have expressed deep concerns of globalization and greed of multi-national corporation procurement for political power and monetary gains. This week, President Obama gave those folks more ammunition for presenting a case fighting against a corporate global takeover. This partnership details involving Singapore, Brunei, Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Peru, Canada, Mexico, and the United States, have been scarce due to extremely clandestine meetings. But, what is detected, by those whom have little access to the legislation, is all countries account for 40% of the global economy, and this is the largest partnership since the North American Free Trade Agreement, which could mean bad news for Americans.
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