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“It’s called free trade, but that’s just a joke,” Chomsky said. “These are extreme, highly protectionist measures designed to undermine freedom of trade. In fact, much of what’s leaked about the TPP indicates that it’s not about trade at all, it’s about investor rights.”
“It’s very understandable that it should be kept secret from the public,” Chomsky said, “why should people know what’s happening to them?”