This trade deal was written by 600 corporations and has been held in complete secrecy from even Congress. Any lawmaker that wants to read it must agree to strict confidentiality. The American public has come to know of some of its contents only because of Wikileaks, who managed to obtain drafts off of corporate computers.
With this trade deal, corporations can actually sue governments in secret tribunals that are owned and run by those corporations with judges hand-picked from corporate law firms.
While this may seem extraordinary, it is already happening in Australia:
The last vestiges of our freedom are at risk with this horrific trade deal. Once signed, it will be very hard to get out of it – requiring nothing short of a revolution.