Joseph Stiglitz is an American economist, professor at Columbia University and recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. He is a former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank and is a former member and chairman of the (US President's) Council of Economic Advisers. He and the head of Public Citizens Global Trade Watch program, Lori Wallach, do some fact checking on President Obama’s statements in regards to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal in this short 3 minute video. The second video is 16 minutes long and is more of Joseph Stiglitz explaining the deals problems in a bit more detail. The TPP is a secret deal that was brought into existence by big private corporations and government with no input from other stakeholders.
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