Tagged: Free Trade Agreements
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.
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.
Representatives from IPS and other environmental and public policy organizations hold meeting at Canadian Embassy to say, "Tell Pacific Rim to stop bullying El Salvador."