Leak Confirms Our Worst Nightmares: TTIP Trade Deal Really IS a Corporate Takeover

Confirming that the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) amounts to “a huge transfer of power from people to big business, “Greenpeace Netherlands on Monday leaked 248 secret pages of the controversial trade deal between the U.S. and EU, exposing how environmental regulations, climate protections, and consumer rights are being “bartered away behind closed doors.” Read More…

How the World’s Biggest Polluters are Two Trade Deals Away from Steamrolling Climate Protections

When TransCanada announced at the start of the year that it that it was demanding compensation under North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) rules for the Obama administration’s decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline, many observers saw it as a sign of things to come. Indeed, critics of two pending trade deals—the Trans-Pacific Partnership Read More…