Some 2,000 members of the American Postal Workers Union have gathered in Miami where they are officially opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Water for Gold tells the alarming story of how international trade law is leading us to trade our most basic rights to clean, safe water for access to gold.
For the first time ever, progress is being made at the United Nations for a binging legal instrument that would hold corporations accountable for human rights violations.
A short video takes a look at some of the reasons why the talks are so complicated.
The latest round of negotiations of the under-threat trade agreement between the US and the EU is suffering from pressure both, outside and inside the negotiating room.
Lauge Poulsen is a Lecturer in International Political Economy at University College London. His recent book explains why and how developing countries signed up to investment treaties.
Health groups register their contempt for the upcoming EU-Philippines Free Trade Agreement.
The Philippine government is hoping the EU-Philippines FTA wil facilitate more tuna exports to the EU, but the industry is riddled with issues of low wages, unfair labor practices, poor and slave-like working conditions.
The signing of a Pacific free trade deal in June has been thrown into doubt with the largest island nation Papua New Guinea saying it favours Australia and will damage local industries.
This is the fifth time Peruvians have demonstrated against the free-trade agreement since the beginning of the secret negotiations. Police violently clashed with protesters.
Featuring Dan Mullaney, Ignacio Bercero, Stop TTIP
TTIP aims to spur growth and create jobs on both sides of the Atlantic, but there are doubts among some small and midsized businesses in Germany.
The voice of protest made its way along the Bay of Islands to its traditional home on the shores of Waitangi, to Te Tii Marae. At the centre of the protest was the TPP agreement.
What is hiding behind the new laws on trade secrets?
Ms. Reid Smith analyses the implications of trade agreements on economic and social sectors and various policies in developing countries.
’Death on a plate: TTIP, meat inspections and your food’ features the testimony of a mother whose daughter died from eating contaminated meat and comments by a government meat inspector and others in the food industry.
Professor Gus Van Harten, Osgoode Hall Law School, and Rupert Schlegelmilch, European Commission, Directorate General for Trade discuss the European Commission’s proposed “Investment Court System”.
It is time to SHAKE OFF the mother of all corporate give-aways — the Trans Pacific Partnership, a.k.a. “the TPP”. Sing it, dance it, above all BREAK IT!
The basic point is that TPP is a trade agreement that has all kinds of provisions intended to restrict regulations.
"By Indonesia joining the TPP, which the U.S. was urging them to do, Indonesia will be losing much of the capacity they would need to regulate the corporations"