08/08/2017

Trade Deals and the Future of the Anti-Globalisation Movement

The beating heart of this global resistance was always Latin America – the continent that has most fundamentally challenged the economic theory and practice of the US and Europe governments
07/03/2017

Services, Democracy and Corporate Rule in the Trump Era

TiSA is in fact aimed at freeing corporations providing transnational services from what they view as burdensome and needlessly differing national and local regulations. The agreement is also designed to pry open public services to commercial involvement
09/26/2016

“No, thanks, let’s stay friends”

Sanya Smith: "A former US minister was asked why they didn´t release the text of the TPP: “We tried that in the FTAA and it didn’t work because people suddenly realized what was in it and they opposed it…” So they are correctly named vampire agreements. Once people know what’s in it, they oppose it..."
10/19/2015

Interconnection without integration in South America

It has been 15 years since the creation of the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA), and from the perspective of its contribution to integration, evaluation is necessary.
03/24/2015

TTIP – The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

The main goal of the TTIP treaty currently being negotiated in secret between the EU and the USA is to remove regulatory "barriers" which restrict the potential profits to be made by transnational corporations on both sides of the Atlantic. The "barriers" are in reality some of our most prized social standards and environmental regulations.
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