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Jan 7, 2015, 9:20am EST
  • May 11, 2015

    A major AIDS research group says the TPP will make it harder to fight AIDS

    AIDS research group amfAR argues that the trade deal would drive up the price of some drugs that are desperately needed in the developing world.

  • May 7, 2015

    Brad DeLong explains what getting NAFTA wrong taught him about TPP

    The economist who did the flawed economic models the Clinton administration used to sell NAFTA explains how his thinking has changed.

  • April 30, 2015

    Why Obama's big trade deal isn't a no-brainer for the world's poor

    It could really hurt Bangladesh and Cambodia.

  • April 29, 2015

    Obama says we need the TPP to compete with China. That argument has a big flaw.

    The fact that American negotiators wrote the rules doesn't necessarily mean those rules are in the interests of the American public.

  • April 27, 2015

    The best case for Obama’s trade deal has nothing to do with America

    It comes down to Vietnam, actually.

  • April 23, 2015

    Elizabeth Warren on Obama's trade deal: "He won't put the facts out there"

    In dueling MSNBC segments, Elizabeth Warren and President Obama call each other out over the president's massive Asia trade deal.

  • April 22, 2015

    Senate committee approves bill to help Obama pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership

    The legislation, passed by the Senate Finance Committee in a bipartisan 20-7 vote, would guarantee an up-or-down vote on Obama's controversial trade deal.

  • April 21, 2015

    Obama: Elizabeth Warren is wrong on my big trade deal

    In an MSNBC interview, President Obama fires back at his liberal critics.

  • April 20, 2015

    AFL-CIO head Richard Trumka explains why labor unions hate Obama’s trade deal

    The labor chief calls some Obama administration arguments for the TPP "almost laughable."

  • April 17, 2015

    Congress gets closer to fast-tracking Obama's trade deal

    Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) has signed on to a bipartisan deal to give Obama an up-or-down vote on the Trans-Pacific partnership.

  • March 26, 2015

    Wikileaks reveals one of the most controversial chapters of Obama's big Asia trade deal

    The popular leaks site has revealed a chapter about investor-state dispute settlement, which critics fear would empower corporations too much.

  • March 25, 2015

    2 articles that explain why the TPP debate is so maddening

    Let David Wessel and Alan Beattie explain.

  • March 13, 2015

    Why the Obama administration is fighting for a trade deal its liberal allies hate

    The White House's case for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

  • February 28, 2015

    Why Elizabeth Warren is declaring war on an obscure trade policy

    "Investor-state dispute settlement" is a mouthful. It's also one of the most-hated provisions of international trade treaties.

  • February 26, 2015

    Elizabeth Warren is furious over Obama’s proposed trade deal

    Elizabeth Warren continues her streak of incredibly wonky economic fights.

  • January 21, 2015

    The TPP is one of the only topics on which Obama and the GOP agreed last night

    What's at stake in the massive proposed trade agreement? Read our explainer to find out.

  • January 7, 2015

    Why Bernie Sanders is livid about Obama's huge new trade deal

    The Vermont senator pens a blistering letter to the US Trade Representative over the massive TPP trade deal