One of the most influential trade deals in American history is currently being rammed down the throats of the American congress by President Obama. Republicans are on Obama’s side this time while the majority of Democrats are trying to stop it every chance they get. If it wasn’t for the likes of Wikileaks, we would know nothing about the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) or its ramifications.

Thom Hartmann breaks down why the TPP is such a bad idea and what is being done right now about the bill.