The Young Turks: TPP deal still lacks transparency!

Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break down the reasons against supporting President Obama’s push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP. Even if the U.S. and 11 countries have reached a deal, Uygur and Kasparian argue that it still lacks transparency.

Uygur explains that it’s kept a secret so people can’t ‘nitpick’ it. This deal can change industries and could affect other countries. “You would think that if this news indicates that they’ve come up with a deal and they’re going to go for it aggressively, shouldn’t citizens know something about it?” Kasparian points out. Uygur adds, “We live in a democracy. If our representatives don’t know what’s in the deal, who the hell does know…corporations.” He criticizes the involvement and influence of corporations while other representatives are left in the dust with the details.

Watch the full commentary below:

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The Young Turks (TYT)

The Young Turks (TYT) is an online American liberal/progressive political and social commentary program hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian; the show has an associated network of online shows and is owned by a company of the same name (The Young Turks LLC). TYT was founded in 2002 by Uygur as a talkshow on Sirius Satellite Radio.

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