After years of intense negotiations, the United States and ten other countries have reached an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The TPP is the largest regional trade agreement in history and it will create the largest free-trade alliance in the world. It will also accelerate a series of economic and political changes that are re-writing the global economic, legal, and political reality. Make no mistake, whether you agree or not, the TPP is another step in the re-creation of trans-national economic and political processes and institutions. In this podcast, Professor Dungey and Walker place the TPP in a deeper historical and theoretical context. This is critical information.