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The TPP is dead: Time to transform the food system

By Eric Holt Gimenez

Donald Trump just killed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The United States was to be the largest partner in a treaty that attempted to bring 40% of the world’s economy into one trading region. The decision is huge. The silence is deafening.

During the presidential campaign it began to dawn on politicians and mainstream media that the era of free trade ushered in by Bill Clinton with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1993, is despised by working people. Gee. It only took them a quarter-century to figure it out.

The alternative, bilateral approach signaled by the Trump …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green