How “Good Regulatory Practices” In Trade Agreements Erode Protections For The Environment, Public Health, Workers And Consumers

By Bart-Jaap Verbeek, -

Since the 1995 founding of the World Trade Organization (WTO), environmental NGOs and public interest watchdogs have warned that overly restrictive language in the WTO agreements unfairly [...]

Newsletter: Privatization vs. The People

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The essence of privatization today is to turn a public good into a profit center for Wall Street. US economic policy has created a [...]

We Stopped The TPP, Time To Stop TTIP & TiSA!

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By Popular Resistance. On January 23, 2017, President Trump kept his campaign promise to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This action was taken because of [...]

Angel Merkel Says TTIP Will Not Be Completed

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By Samuel Osborne for Independent - 'We have made progress, quite a lot of progress, but they will not be concluded now' Angela Merkel has said the TTIP trade deal will not be completed now [...]

Newsletter: Time For Boldness, Clarity & Assertiveness

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. In this moment, the movement for economic, racial and environmental justice needs be bold, clear and assertive in putting forth an [...]

‘Final Death Blow’ To Pro-Corporate Deal

By Lauren McCauley, -

By Lauren McCauley for CommonDreams. Dealing what campaigners say is the final "death blow" to the pro-corporate Canada-European Union trade deal, negotiations collapsed on Friday after [...]

Spain: Thousands Rally Against TTIP And CETA In Madrid

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By Staff of Ruptly TV - Over 10,000 people rallied against the TTIP, CETA and TISA trans-atlantic free trade agreements in Madrid, Saturday. Both NGO’s and local political groups took part in the [...]

Time To Rethink Approach To Trade Agreements

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By Staff for Politico Morning Trade. Trade agreements have become politically toxic. President Obama has three trade deals he has been pursuing, the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the [...]

Hundreds Of Thousands March In Germany Against TTIP, CETA

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By Jon Queally for Common Dreams - Taking aim at both the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and theComprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), European Union deals with [...]

TiSA May Be Even Greater Threat Than TTIP

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By Staff of Global Justice Now - A global trade deal currently being negotiated in secret and involving 50 different countries could prove to be a serious threat to public services according to a [...]

France Demands An End To TTIP Talks

By Sean Farrell, -

By Sean Farrell for The Guardian - France has been sceptical about TTIP from the start and has threatened to block the deal, arguing the US has offered little in return for concessions made by [...]

TTIP Has Failed – But No One Is Admitting It

By Alexandra Sims, Jon Stonem, -

By Alexandra Sims, Jon Stonem for the Independent. The free trade negotiations between the European Union and the United States have failed, but “nobody is really admitting it”, Germany's [...]

Prepare For TPP’s Big Brother: The Trade In Services Agreement

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By Paola Casale for Economy In Crisis - Not much is known about the Trade in Services Agreement, otherwise known as TISA. However the little that has been made public, or the little that has been [...]

Brussels: TTIP Game Over Actions Stop Negotiations

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By Flush the TPP. Brussels, Belgium - As the 14th round of TTIP negotiations commenced, fair trade activists began their 'games' to raise awareness of the anti-democratic nature of the agreement [...]

Newsletter: Brexit Backlash Against EU, Revolt Against Elites

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The globalized economy is not working for most people of the world. International trade agreements and new government structures like [...]