The Trans-Pacific Partnership (#TPP) and the Death of the Republic by Ellen Brown

Please note the long list of references given at the end of this excellent article!!—Thomas Baldwin

Dandelion Salad

#TPP - Expressway to Trade Hell bumper sticker on my car Image by Dandelion Salad via Flickr

by Ellen Brown
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Web of Debt Blog
April 24, 2015

The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government. — Article IV, Section 4, US Constitution

A republican form of government is one in which power resides in elected officials representing the citizens, and government leaders exercise power according to the rule of law. In The Federalist Papers, James Madison defined a republic as “a government which derives all its powers directly or indirectly from the great body of the people… .”

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