Tagged: Free Trade Agreements
Proposals like the Alliance for Prosperity Plan and the Trans-Pacific Partnership will only accelerate a race to the bottom for families in the Northern triangle of Latin America, Manuel Perez-Rocha said at the AFL-CIO conference on U.S. trade policy.
The White House is gambling with our health, jobs, and the environment by embracing the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Lawmakers and the White House are at odds with the pope's vision for protecting the planet.
Hundreds denounced a secret tribunal housed at the World Bank that is getting ready to rule on a case that could determine the future of El Salvador’s water supply.
To save our democracy — which a major new report on our grand divide never gets around to recognizing — we need to contemplate our plutocracy.
Before Obama's State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.
"Here we are in the middle of a climate crisis, and we have investor lawsuits against governments over policies to encourage renewable energy," says Sarah Anderson at a UN preparatory event for the Financing for Development summit.
Corporations are increasingly using investment and trade agreements — specifically, the investor-state dispute settlement provisions in them — to sue governments.
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
The new Republican majority could complicate Obama's efforts to move forward on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.