Given The News Tribune's usually solid support for transparency in government, it is astonishing to learn you support the fast track secrecy surrounding the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Now a secret document has come to light which shows that corporations could sue the U.S. government if its policies were deemed harmful to corporate profits. Suits would be heard "before tribunals organized under the World Bank or the United Nations," according to The New York Times (3-25,).
That part of the TPP agreement was recognized as so shocking that a January 2015 draft paper mandates that part of the agreement would not be "declassified until four years after the Trans-Pacific Partnership comes into force or trade negotiations end, should the agreement fail."
Tell me this is an April Fool's joke!