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TPP Chord Diagrams using Circos

I made some chord diagrams based on the new TPP intellectual property chapter draft, leaked last Thursday. These diagrams show the extent to which TPP parties band together on bracketed text in the May 16 draft, discussed in more detail … Continue reading

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New leaks show US gaining ground in TPP IP chapter

Nearly a year ago, Wikileaks released a draft text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s intellectual property chapter. I did some visualizations and analysis in the wake of that leak, which you can find here. Today, Wikileaks released a second draft text … Continue reading

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The US Does Not Have the Highest IP Protection in the World

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu The text of this post is licensed CC BY-SA 4.0, and may be shared and reposted with attribution. Please include a link back to this page, which will contain the most … Continue reading

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The Scourge of Secrecy: Evidence from the TPP Environment Chapter

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu This post is licensed CC-BY SA 3.0, and may be shared and reposted with attribution. Please include a link back to this page, which will contain the most up-to-date version. Today, … Continue reading

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Which TPP proposals are most contentious?

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu This post is licensed CC-BY SA 3.0. I’m back from South Africa, and today I’ll be attending “stakeholder presentations” on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)/Transatlantic Free Trade Area (TAFTA), … Continue reading

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TPP Issue Distances: Sneak Peek

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu Thanks to a comment from Nick, who pointed out that by simply transposing the distance matrix, we can obtain “issue distances” rather than country distances. That is, the distance matrix will … Continue reading

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Visualizing TPP Negotiating Positions with New Leaks: Salt Lake City

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu Update 12/12: This post is now available in a significantly less technical form at The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage Blog. If you notice differences between the graphs, you’re paying attention. They … Continue reading

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