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 ...

TTIP may be dead, but we’re still facing TTIP by the back door

TTIP may be dead, but we’re still facing TTIP by the back door
By Guy Taylor for Global Justice Now The architects of the current wave of trade deals have embarked on a desperate ploy to salvage something from the death of their flagship treaty. Sacrificing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or TTIP in order to get ...

POLITICO-Harvard poll: Americans say ‘TPP who?’

POLITICO-Harvard poll: Americans say 'TPP who?'
By Doug Palmer for Politico There could be a sliver of hope for the languishing Trans-Pacific Partnership deal after all, despite the beating it’s taking from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in their race for the White House, a first-ever POLITICO-Harvard poll suggests. That’s because ...

Sierra Club Releases Interactive #ToxicTrade Map

Sierra Club Releases Interactive #ToxicTrade Map
Trans-Pacific and Transatlantic Trade Deals Would Empower World’s Largest Polluters By Dan Byrnes for The Sierra Club Click here to explore the map WASHINGTON, D.C. – After trade took center stage in the first presidential debate earlier this week, the Sierra Club today released a new map that ...

Biden: Ramming TPP Through Lame Duck “Our Only Real Shot”

Biden: Ramming TPP Through Lame Duck
By Sam Knight for The District Sentinel Vice President Joe Biden said that “our only real shot” of Congress approving the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a vote during the upcoming lame duck session. Biden made the remarks on Wednesday at the Council of Foreign Relations in ...

The TPP’s Climate Blindspot

The TPP's Climate Blindspot
By Ben Lilliston for The Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy  Free trade deals, and in particular the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), have taken a beating this election season. Most of the noise on trade from Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has focused ...