Residents of Washington State recognize the difference between a good trade policy and a bad trade policy. A bad trade policy is still bad, even if you call it “free trade,” “nuanced trade” or “utilitarian.”
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is neither free, nuanced nor utilitarian. It’s an extension of the failed NAFTA, CAFTA and Korea-U.S models.
Sen. Bernie Sanders recognizes that TPP raises the cost of dealing with climate change and inequality — the two defining problems of our time.