May 10th, 2015
in Op Ed
Fast/Track/TPP: The Death of National Sovereignty, State Sovereignty, Separation of Powers, and Democracy
by Joseph M. Firestone, New Economic Perspectives
Most of the critical attention given to the Fast Track Trade Agreement legislation and to the associated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Congressional - Executive Agreement on mainstream corporate media and by politicians and establishment interest groups interacting with them in the beltway echo chamber, has focused on the likely or possible economic impacts of these.
by Fabius Maximus, FabiusMaximus.com
Summary: It's increasingly obvious that the US economy has become locked into a low-growth, bubble-driven, boom-bust mode. This post provides a brief description, an antidote to the news media's superficial coverage of this important dynamic. If readers are interested, future posts will provide a deeper analysis.