The Obama Administration is now on track to get "fast track" legislation through the Senate, heading towards a close vote in the House. The end goal is to conclude two major business treaties: the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement (TTIP) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). The House Democrats are right to withhold their support until key treaty positions favored by the White House are dropped.
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Lisa E. Sachs & Lise Johnson,
Why Fast Track Is a Dangerous Gift to Corporate Lobbies,
Huffington Post, May 19, 2015
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