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 ...

‘No TTIP, No CETA!’ Brussels Protests Against Free Trade

'No TTIP, No CETA!' Brussels Protests Against Free Trade
There is a growing popular backlash in the West against free trade and globalization, which critics blame for factory closures and depressed wages. Originally posted on TeleSur Thousands of protesters marched through Brussels on Tuesday to demand the European Union abandon planned trans-atlantic free trade ...

Will our representatives in Washington betray us on TPP?

Will our representatives in Washington betray us on TPP?
Note from Flush the TPP: We are registering people for the #NoLameDuckUprising – click here for more info and to join us in the fight to #StopTPP – we need all hands on deck for this!  By Mary Wildfire for the Charleston Gazette Mail Everybody hates ...

TiSA leaks set alarm bells ringing

TiSA leaks set alarm bells ringing
By Maryant Ferndandez Perez on EDRi Despite the rumours and assertions by several Member States that TTIP is dead, the fight for safeguarding citizens’ rights and freedoms via so-called “trade agreements” is far from over. Now it is time to address the threat from the ...

Wikileaks Releases Core Text of TiSA

Wikileaks Releases Core Text of TiSA
NOTE: Today, Wikileaks released the core text of the next bad agreement, the Trade in Services Agreement, TiSA. Another round of negotiations are starting and our understanding is that they are getting close to completion. We must keep our eye on this agreement and stop ...

TPP members agree not to renegotiate sweeping free trade deal

TPP members agree not to renegotiate sweeping free trade deal
Originally posted in The Japan Times The 12 countries that signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact earlier this year agreed Monday that they will not renegotiate the deal, Japan’s TPP minister Nobuteru Ishihara said. The minister also told reporters the 12 nations confirmed they ...