Despite outspoken criticism of the agreement during his campaign, the president is signaling that he may reverse his position.
Across the globe, beef consumption is seeing rapid growth, fed by cheap imports and served by an industrialized agricultural global trade model that's been linked to a host of environmental impacts, climate change chief among them.
Or will its historic labor protections be ignored and unenforced?
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.
The Obama administration maintains that the proposed international trade agreement would be good for the American people and the economy, but there's a reason all negotiations have been shrouded in secrecy.
And the Democratic Party is finding out the hard way.
The “finish line is in sight” for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would likely send a generation of forward-thinking agrarian reform straight down the drain.