fix articles 15323, global trade watch
Leaked Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) Draft Text (tags)
Senate Caves on Fast Track (tags)
Dirty Fast Track Politics (tags)
Leaked TPP Trade Bill Healthcare Annex (tags)
Secret Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) (tags)
Senate Defeats Anti-Consumer Trade Bill Fast Track Authority (tags)
Obama at APEC (tags)
Ten threats to Americans: Lori Wallach (tags)
Lori Wallach is director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch.
TTIP: A Tranatlantic Constitution of Corporations? (tags)
TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, endangers the economy, health and food policies of countries outside the EU and the US. The Investor-State Settlement mechanism gives corporations the same status as nation states. A flood of lawsuits can be expected.
Reid Derails Fast Track (tags)
NAFTA's Deplorable Legacy (tags)
Presidential Medal of Freedom Hypocrisy Redux (tags)
Another Israeli War Criminal of the Year Award (tags)
US-Style Free Trade in Good Hands with Michael Froman (tags)
Opponents of Corrupt "Trade" Agreement Stage March, Rally July 7 (tags)
About 200 opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the so-called "trade" agreement that has been negotiated in secret between government and corporate representatives, marched on the Bayfront Hilton Hotel in San Diego July 7 during the most recent round of TPP talks. The march and rally finished a week of events protesting the secret negotiations of a corporate-welfare treaty under the guise of "free trade."
TPP: A Trade Deal from Hell (tags)
Stealth Trade Agreement Secret Negotiations (tags)
Community Activist Join Labor Against Phony "Trade" Deal (tags)
Progressive San Diego's official opposition to the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — a NAFTA-like agreement seeking to subject the U.S. and a wide range of other countries to corporate dictatorship — began July 2 with a rally outside the Bayfront Hilton Hotel, where the TPP's negotiators are meeting. Speakers from labor, environmental, women's and Queer organizations explained what the TPP means to them and why it should be stopped.
Obama's `Free Trade' Follies (tags)
The three pending "free trade" agreements portend more unemployment and corporate enrichment. Countries like Argentina have broken with the Washington Consensus (deregulation, privatization and liberalized markets). Argentina is free from the bondage of structural adjustment.
Obama's Decision to Push Bush's NAFTA-Style Korea Trade Deal Without Real Fixes Is Mistake (tags)
Press release by Public Citizen about the Korean trade agreement that's being pushed.
VIDEO: Joseph Stiglitz' "Freefall" on BookTV (tags)
"Incentives matter. Short-sighted behavior on an annual basis involved excessive risk taking. `Too big to fail' is ersatz capitalism socializing losses.
BTL:International WTO Opponents Strategize on... (tags)
...Blocking Hong Kong Accord's Implementation. ~ Excerpt of World Social Forum speech by Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, produced by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
WTO HKG1: live coverage from the WTO in Hong Kong (tags)
Focus: Agriculture, Food, and Water A show about the World Trade Organization, focusing on the agriculture negotiations which have the potential to affect the lives of billions of people, including the livelihoods and food security of hundreds of millions.
BTL:Immigrant Workers' Freedom Ride Aims to Raise Awareness of Low Pay... (tags)
...Dangerous Working Conditions. Interview with David Glaser, national director of the Immigrant Workers' Freedom Ride, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
BTL:WTO Cancun Summit Meeting Collapses As... (tags)
...Coalition of Developing Nations Rejects 'Bad Deal' on Farm Subsidies. Interview with Anuradha Mittal, co-director of Institute for Food and Development Policy or Food First, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harri
EU/WTO want to privatize Everything! (tags)
Now that we're totally distracted by the "War", the corporate dictators (EU & WTO) want to dismantle and privatize the US Postal Service, our schools, our water supplies, public power and anything else they can get away with!
(R)EVOLUTIONARY CRISIS (tags)
an essay on the necessity of direct action
BECHTEL VS. BOLIVIA - HOW YOU CAN HELP (fwd) (tags)
URGENT!!FAST TRACK VOTE TOMORROW!! TELL YOUR REP TO VOTE 'NO'!! (tags)
CONGRESS MUST HEAR FROM THEIR CONSTITUENTS THAT THIS PROCESS IS OUTRAGEOUS! CALL YOUR REPRESENTATIVE IN DC: 1-877-611-0063 (AFL-CIO SPONSORED TOLL FREE NUMBER) 1-202-224-3121 (CAPITOL HILL SWITCHBOARD) TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY GIVES BUSH THE RIGHT TO TRADE OUR JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT AWAY. TELL YOUR REP TO VOTE 'NO' ON TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY!!
Some links to the anti-corporate movement (tags)
Important resources for the antiglobalization struggle.