Great song here from the soundtrack of a movie called Cha no aji (Flavour of tea). Enjoy!
The debate about the Trans-Pacific Partnership just got a little bit more huffy (cool adjective I just invented) as The Huffington Post leaked links to documents that US trade negotiators have tried to keep away from the public eye that were released by Public Citizen. And of course, the same is true for every other country that joins the TPP. The international tribunal will be able to overrule any national legislation that is not in line with the TPP rules. Forget about national legislation, that is so old-school. Democracy? I don't think so. Say your country has environmental laws and consumer protection rules, that are not so much appreciated by some multinational corporation, be it chemicals, energy, cars, food, or medicines. The Trans-Pacific deal has Intellectual Property (IP) provision rules that would prevent the development of useful new products in the technology space, blocking the release of new products. If national rules do not confirm with T