President Obama returns from East Asia empty-handed after Japan rejects bilateral agreement - but if the TPP moves forward, will it be in the interest of most Americans? | The Real News | Click HERE to watch video
Also: *Anti-TPP Activists Protest Obama Speech in Malaysia* | Democracy Now!
President Obama is in the Philippines today as he continues an Asia-Pacific tour. On Sunday, Obama faced protest at a public event in Malaysia over the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The secretive pact would establish a free-trade zone among Pacific Rim countries, encompassing nearly 40 percent of the global economy. As Obama spoke at a town hall event, a group of demonstrators stood up in the audience and held placards in silent protest.* *