TPP threatens to worsen inequality

The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement's non-trade rules ensure that those with the most capital now can protect their position, at the expense of economic development opportunities for the poor and the middle class, and of the environment.

International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland, left, and Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay, right, have spoken about the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. Ms. Freeland says signing the agreement does not necessarily mean it will be ratified. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By HOWARD MANN

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 4:19 PM

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