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What You Should Know About That Completed TPP “Trade” Deal

By now everyone that has a political blog has written something about the new trade agreement the Us has decided to get in on……the TPP. 566 more words


China expresses hesitant support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership

This article is published in partnership with Time.com. The original version can be found here.

By Nash Jenkins @pnashsenkins

Though China is notably absent from its list of signatories, officials in Beijing have hesitantly embraced Monday’s ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a historical trade deal that will link 40% of the global economy, … 268 more words


Saskatchewan farmers will gain with Trans-Pacific Partnership

REGINA – Twelve countries, including Canada, have agreed to create the world’s largest regional trade zone.

After five days of around-the-clock negotiations, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which will replace NAFTA, is a deal that covers 40 percent of the world’s economy. 329 more words


Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today's top stories

Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Oct. 5, 2015.

Missing cargo ship, El Faro, carrying 33 Americans sank, according to…

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Will the TPP bring change to countries with poor labour records?

VANCOUVER — Signing on to the biggest trade agreement in the world will push member nations with weaker track records on workers’ rights to meet international labour standards. 670 more words


A Comparative Look at the Development Experience of Brazil and China

Ashwin Nair presents a comparative look and contrasts the role of the state in the economic development of two BRICS countries, Brazil and China.

The Brazilian State and the Chinese state are two vastly different entities. 1,473 more words