Tagged: Free Trade Agreements

State of the Empire in 2015

Before Obama's State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.

When Corporations Sue Governments

Corporations are increasingly using investment and trade agreements — specifically, the investor-state dispute settlement provisions in them — to sue governments.

Obama: Into Africa

President Obama is definitely "into" Africa. Unfortunately that has translated into holding the door open for U.S. multinationals to do what outsiders have done for centuries: extract the continent’s wealth.