EU, Canada sign free trade deal but battle not over

EU, Canada sign free trade deal but battle not over
** NOTE: People power can still defeat CETA and TPP. Be sure to sign up for our #NoLameDuckUprising here: http://bit.ly/NoTPPRegister By Robert-Jan Bartunek and Philip Blenkinsop for Reuters  The European Union and Canada signed a free trade agreement on Sunday that aims to generate jobs and growth ...

“Final Death Blow” to CETA

This update pulled from two articles: Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams & Philip Blenkinsop and Robert-Jan Bartunek for Reuters The European Union’s hopes of signing a landmark free trade deal with Canada this week appeared to evaporate on Monday as the Belgian federal government failed to win ...

CETA Deal on the Brink of Collapse as Canada Admits Defeat

CETA Deal on the Brink of Collapse as Canada Admits Defeat
*NOTE: This is what people power can do! We can #StopTPP – make sure you register to fight #TPP with us in DC this November: http://bit.ly/NoTPPRegister Press Release Originally Posted on War on Want Controversial EU-Canada deal CETA is on the brink of collapse with Canada’s ...

As Congress Prepares for TPP Fight, Another Trade Deal Nears Completion

As Congress Prepares for TPP Fight, Another Trade Deal Nears Completion
By Sam Knight for The District Sentinel President Obama’s chief trade negotiator is optimistic that delegates will meet deadlines for a major deal on services—one scheduled to be completed by the end of the year. US Trade Representative Michael Froman gave his outlook on the ...

Global Trade Must Serve the People and Planet

Global Trade Must Serve the People and Planet
Compiled by Popular Resistance Taken from Politico Trade Tip Sheets Trade agreements have become politically toxic. President Obama has three trade deals he has been pursuing, the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA). ...

Thousands Are Standing Up To Corporate Power

Thousands Are Standing Up To Corporate Power
Thousands of people have participated in demonstrations against poverty and trade agreements between the EU and USA (TTIP) and Canada (CETA) Originally published by No Al TTIP Thousands of people have participated during this Saturday in protests, marches and demonstrations convened more than 40 cities ...

Peruvians Face Riot Police as They March Against the TPP

Peruvians Face Riot Police as They March Against the TPP
While a majority of Congress refuses to debate the treaty, civil society organizes yet another protest. Originally published on TeleSur English Riot police cracked down on a diverse group of protesters against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in downtown Lima on Wednesday, with university student collectives, labor unions, health-based groups, ...

WikiLeaks October 14, 2016 Publication

WikiLeaks October 14, 2016 Publication
Originally published on Wikileaks Today, Friday 14 October 2016, 11:00am CEST, WikiLeaks releases new secret documents from the controversial Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) currently being negotiated by the US, EU and 22 other countries that account for over 2/3rds of global GDP. The release ...

Are You Ready to Defeat the TPP this November? Join the #NoLameDuckUprising

Are You Ready to Defeat the TPP this November? Join the #NoLameDuckUprising
By Daniel Cooper Bermudez for Nation of Change Thousands of people are resisting the TPP as it would severely limit the self-determination of peoples around the world in the service of corporate interests. The deal would entrench the enforcement of profit guarantees for investors at ...

The Big Problem With The Trans-Pacific Partnership’s Super Court That We’re Not Talking About

The Big Problem With The Trans-Pacific Partnership’s Super Court That We’re Not Talking About
Financiers will use it to bet on lawsuits, while taxpayers foot the bill. By David Dayen for The Huffington Post A secretive super-court system called ISDS is threatening to blow up President Barack Obama’s highest foreign policy priority. Investor-state dispute settlement — an integral part ...