Sunday, February 28, 2016

Meet the Billionaire Bankrolling the Latest Scam Trade Deal

A corporate-backed study says the latest Washington trade scam will raise incomes — but for whom?

By Jim Hightower

A New York Times article about Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership opened with this sunny headline: “Trade Pact Would Lift U.S. Incomes, Study Says.”

But wait, a study by whom? It comes from the Washington-based Peterson Institute for International Economics.

What’s that? We’re not told, even though that information is key to understanding this group’s upbeat take on the TPP trade scheme.

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