Category: Trade Agreements

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Ewan Robertson: BRICS Summit

Venezuela participated in the gathering of the BRICS emerging powers and Latin American regional blocs in Brazil this week

Max Ocean: TPP Will Force ‘Policing’ of Internet Users

Groups slam proposed rules in open letters to negotiators of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement

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Serge Halimi: A World Run by Shareholders

The threat of the American free-trade eagle crossing the Atlantic to ravage Europe’s ill-protected lambs has taken over public debate after the EU election campaign

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Julia Evelyn Martínez: Seeds, Power and Imperialism

One important aspect of this strategy is to eliminate the ability of local food producers to conserve, reproduce and store their own seeds

Juan Cole: Curious about the Biggest Trade Deal in History? Sorry, it’s Classified

The Trans-Pacific Partnership sounds deadly boring. It’s not

Pete Dolack: Trade Legerdemain on Both Sides of the Atlantic

The Democratic Party has responded to the resistance against ramming through new trade agreements by giving the process a new name. “Fast-track” has been rebranded as “smart-track” and, voilà, new packaging is supposed to make us forget the rotten hulk underneath the thin veneer. Don’t be fooled. The Obama administration and its Senate enablers are Read more…

Conference Organizing Cttee: Pivot for peace, not for war

Statement From “Pivoting For Peace In Asia/Pacific: Challenging U.S. Militarisim And Corporate Dominance”

Pete Dolack: The Scorecard of NAFTA

The North American Free Trade Agreement has been a lose-lose-lose proposition for working people in Canada, the United States and Mexico

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George Monbiot: We Give, the Corporations Take

In a system that governments have shown no interest in reforming, global power is often scarcely distinguishable from corporate power

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Serge Halimi: A Trade Agreement Nobody Should Want

Everything to gain by moving quickly? The reverse is true

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