TPP 'atrocious', Reich tells Labour future of work conference

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 23 Mar 2016

By Pattrick Smellie March 23 (BusinessDesk) - In comments that raised a cheer from many of the approximately 200 Labour Party members, trade unionists, economists and businesspeople attending the Labour Party's two Future of Work conference, former Clinton era US Labor Secretary Robert Reich said he had always supported free trade, but that the Trans-Pacific Partnership was "atrocious". "Globalisation - never has a word gone so directly from obscurity to meaninglessness without an intervening period of coherence," said Reich. "Many of us...

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