Tagged: trans-pacific partnership
Congress and the Obama administration make clear they have not learned from two decades of failed trade policies and a devastating financial crisis in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership forward.
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.
IPS’ Global Economy project and others hold a congressional briefing on the 20th anniversary of NAFTA to reflect upon the agreement’s harmful effects on North American communities and the environment, and how negotiations for more free trade agreements threaten people everywhere.
IPS experts weigh in on inequality, taxes, global trade deals, and global talks with Syria and Iran.
Activists are challenging rules that grant corporations the right to sue governments.
Perspectives from Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
Damage from 20 years of NAFTA shows us why latest trade deal must be stopped. Free trade creates rich people, poor communities.
The Obama administration's trade negotiators are quietly selling out workers and the environment in a massive Bush-style trade agreement.
APEC's leaders are pushing more of the same in the Pacific -- but civil society is pushing back.