Do Corporate Media Need to Lie to Promote Trade Deals?

Syndicated from Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community. Read entire article here.

Dean Baker

I understand people can have reasonable differences of opinion on trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), but why is it that the proponents have to insist, with zero evidence, that not doing the deal was an economic disaster? Yes, I know the political argument, which seemed to arise late in the game, that US standing in the world has collapsed because we didn’t follow through on the TPP. But let’s just stick with the economics.

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