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A controversial trade deal being touted by the White House is expected to give American corporations broad new authority if approved. Now according to newly released documents, big banks gave millions to the execs that are now orchestrating the agreement.

Investigative journalist Lee Fang wrote for Republic Report on Tuesday this week that two former well-placed individuals within the ranks of Bank of America and CitiGroup were awarded millions of dollars in bonuses before jumping ship to work on the Trans-Pacific Partnership on behalf of the White House.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is a widely-contested trade deal between the US and 11 other nations adjacent to the Pacific Rim, and has been negotiated by representatives for those countries in utmost secrecy. According to leaked excerpts of the TPP and remarks from experts following the news closely, though, it’s believed that the arrangement would allow corporations to oppose foreign laws while at the same time limiting the abilities for governments to regulate those entities.

http://rt.com/usa/tpp-fang-big-banks-577/

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      • Robert, thank you for taking the time to watch the video. With all the excellent reporting you’ve been doing on the craziness that’s going on in America, I thought it was relevant, and an issue that’s being completely overlooked.

        We have significant evidence that too much power produces too much dopamine, and too much dopamine disrupts normal cognition, causing gross errors in judgment, an imperviousness to risk, huge egocentricity and lack of empathy for others.

        Sound familiar? The TPP is a result of dopamine madness.

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