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Your Call: What’s the status of the Trans Pacific Partnership?


On June 16th edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about why the House recently rejected President Obama’s secret trade agenda. More than 2000 civil society organizations including labor, and environmental groups, have campaigned against the TPP. They argue that it will harm workers in the US and abroad and will over rides domestic laws. What do you want to know about the TPP? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Dean Baker, macro economist, and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

David Dayen, contributing writer for Salon, and weekly columnist at the Fiscal Times

Web Resources:

New Republic: The Scariest Trade Deal Nobody's Talking About Just Suffered a Big Leak

Truthout: The Incredible Arrogance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Crowd

Huffington Post: Rich People's Rules and the TPP

Washington Post: Obama, Boehner abandon plans for Tuesday trade vote

Salon: The Democrats’ TPP rebellion just drew blood: Everything you need to know about today’s shocking vote