If you needed proof that trade agreements are just an excuse to hand big business power at our expense, look no further than Ceta, a deal between the EU and CanadaLike the … Continue reading Think TTIP is a threat to democracy? There’s another trade deal that’s already signed
But it now appears that globalization reaches its limits. These limits exist for two reasons. Firstly, there is the environmental limit. Globalization leads to very strong forms of specialization. There is of … Continue reading How Far Should We Push Globalisation?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership would make it harder to inspect seafood imports, putting potentially unsafe seafood in our food system. One more reason why these “free trade” deals are bad. Source: Toxic Buffet: … Continue reading Toxic Buffet: How the TPP Trades Away Seafood Safety | Food & Water Watch
International corporations that want to intimidate countries have access to a private legal system designed just for them. And to unlock its power, sometimes all it takes is a threat. Why would … Continue reading The Secret Threat That Makes Corporations More Powerful Than Countries