Trade officials from the U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations are negotiating something called the Trans-Pacific Partnership in hopes of reaching agreement this fall.
Lori Wallach, the Director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch division, thinks this is a big mistake. A Harvard-trained lawyer, Wallach has promoted the public interest regarding globalization and international commercial agreements in every forum: Congress and foreign parliaments, the courts, government agencies and the media.
From NC Policy Watch’s Crucial Conversation event, September 26, 2013.
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