China is using our ailing economic condition to their benefit. While jobs here in the United States continue to be lost and our trade deficits and national debt continue to rise, China is booming.
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While our leaders continue to gamble away our jobs via harmful “free trade” agreements that benefit the elite 1 percent, the American public is seemingly content to do nothing to stop the slaughter of our economy.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has largely been negotiated in secret. This has angered many who are concerned about what damaging details may be included in the deal, and a document leaked today confirms these suspicions. Despite promises from President Obama during his campaign, this document shows that foreign corporations will gain the right to challenge U.S. laws in secret tribunals. This is an affront to American sovereignty and the laws we choose to abide by as citizens.
Free trade agreements have been detrimental to our economy. This is partly because when we negotiate a free trade agreement, we don’t just open our borders to domestic manufacturers in one country, but rather that country becomes a portal for other countries to get their goods into the U.S. market.