Excerpted from the "Digital Diary'' in the Sept. 29 GoLocalProv.
Many (most?) American politicians (including Hillary Clinton) now say that they oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal with Asia. They’re making a mistake.
While this is officially unstated, the deal is meant to, among other things, bolster the economies and security of some Asian nations so that they can defend themselves from an increasingly aggressive and expansionist China. Too many Americans think that the TPP includes China, which has used currencymanipulation, intellectual-property theft and other nasty strategies to hollow out parts of the U.S. economy. China is not part of the TPP
More business reporters please.
-- Robert Whitcomb