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Jan 7, 2015, 9:20am EST
  • November 12, 2015

    Why Obama says TPP is historic for workers — and why US labor unions hate it

    Here's what's the agreement actually says.

  • November 11, 2015

    The real reason Wall Street loves the Trans-Pacific Partnership

    Critics charge that TPP will gut US financial regulation. The truth is simpler.

  • November 10, 2015

    The TPP's impact on agriculture, explained in 6 products

    What the Trans-Pacific Partnership means for your plate — and 800 million other people's.

  • November 6, 2015

    What Bernie Sanders gets wrong about Obama’s trade deal

    His nightmare scenario doesn't make sense.

  • November 6, 2015

    Why drug companies and Hollywood love the TPP

    The trade deal will boost the profits of big patent and copyright holders. Supporters say that's the point.

  • November 6, 2015

    The TPP trade deal cracks down on Big Tobacco — but gives drug companies a pass

    Why public health researchers and doctors are worried about America's biggest trade deal in decades.

  • November 6, 2015

    How trade deals like TPP fail the global poor

    The US has many trade barriers against poor countries. TPP leaves them basically untouched.

  • November 6, 2015

    TPP's government procurement rules, explained

    With the full text finally available, here's how TPP could curb fiscal stimulus.

  • November 5, 2015

    Vox Sentences: Finally, you too can be down with TPP

    Nation grinds to a halt as Americans pore over 600-page trade agreement.

  • November 5, 2015

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership is finally public. Here's what you need to know.

    One expert says it will take weeks to fully understand the sprawling agreement.

  • November 5, 2015

    You can now read the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal

    It's finally out.

  • October 7, 2015

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership is great for elites. Is it good for anyone else?

    The secretive and anti-democratic way global trade rules are written often leads to one-sided rules that benefit powerful interest groups.

  • October 5, 2015

    The just-completed Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, explained

    A compromise over pharmaceuticals allowed President Obama to reach an agreement with 11 other nations on a massive trade agreement.

  • June 16, 2015

    Republicans have a plan to save Obama's big trade bill

    The GOP is making a last-ditch play to save President Barack Obama's trade bill. It requires some procedural wrangling and a whole lot of trust between the parties.

  • June 15, 2015

    Larry Summers wrote the best argument against the Obama administration’s big trade deal

    With friends like Larry Summers, Obama’s trade deal doesn’t need enemies.

  • June 12, 2015

    Barack Obama just had his worst day in Congress

    He's lost before on Capitol Hill, but it's never been this ugly.

  • June 12, 2015

    The GOP controls Congress. So why are we blaming Democrats for a trade bill's failure?

    If House Republicans really supported Obama's trade bill, they wouldn't pass the buck to Democrats.

  • June 12, 2015

    House Democrats just derailed Obama's trade agenda

    The 302-126 vote against could spell doom for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

  • June 12, 2015

    What Obama's telling Democrats in his last-ditch attempt to save his trade deal

    Obama lobbied Democrats on trade in a rare visit to Capitol Hill. Here's what he said.

  • June 9, 2015

    Labor's fury is clouding its judgment

    It's not clear that unions can defeat the president's trade agenda. But it is clear they are alienating friends with their hardball tactics.

  • June 2, 2015

    Barney Frank explains why Obama can't get liberals to back his trade deal

    It's the politics, stupid.

  • May 23, 2015

    Whatever you think of the TPP, Obama should get his fast-track authority

    Presidents should be able to negotiate international economic agreements.

  • May 21, 2015

    Trade legislation overcomes Senate filibuster

    The Senate is poised to approve Trade Promotion Authority, which will guarantee President Obama an up-or-down vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

  • May 14, 2015

    Bernie Sanders has picked a terrible argument against the TPP

    Fighting global poverty means making US workers compete with workers in poor countries.

  • May 13, 2015

    Obama's real problem on trade is way bigger than Elizabeth Warren

    Obama calls it the "the most progressive trade deal in history," but progressive groups disagree.

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