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Michael Goodwin & Dan E. Burr

TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) and Fair Trade

We’ve been talking a lot about the various big “trade agreements” that are being worked on around the globe — with a major focus on the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) and the TTIP (Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Pact). These are frequently referred to as “free trade agreements.” But an important point that gets lost in the various debates is that, generally speaking these are not free trade agreements at all…