Ms. Reid Smith analyses the implications of trade agreements on economic and social sectors and various policies in developing countries.
Arbitration between investors and states (ISDS) has been around for a while, but in recent years the number of cases has exploded.
’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"
Massive numbers of Saharawi refugees gathered to send a clear message to Irish oil company San Leon Energy which is looking for oil in their occupied homeland: "San Leon: go home".
Stop TTIP signature hand-over action in Brussels
The TPP could give pharmaceutical corporations more power to control medicine markets and “impose higher prices for longer.”
Wikileaks - The US strategy to create a new global legal and economic system
Campaigners gathered outside a secret court in central London on Friday to protest against a controversial EU-Canada trade deal that will empower corporations to sue the British government.
The president of Canada’s largest private sector union says the Trans-Pacific Partnership could have "catastrophic effects" on the nation’s economy.
The greatest challenges of our time is to end the unjust distribution in the world and to fight climate change.
Under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), multinational corporations will be able to sue the Australian Government in secret corporate courts over laws that protect our health, environment and workers’ rights.
Rap tune describes the threat of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling for the removal of damaging intellectual property provisions in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) that would risk locking in high drug prices.
By journalist Bryan Bruce
L’ISDS permet aux entreprises de traîner les gouvernements devant des tribunaux secrets privés. La facture incombera au contribuable européen.
What is the threat from free trade agreements to public services?