08/09/2017

“We need a powerful vision”

"We cannot leave the field to a neoliberalism married to hideous, reactionary values. A progressive future is not guaranteed. We must work to bring it about, and we will"
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
02/21/2017

Unpacking Trade and Investment

Big trade agreements have often been understood as substitutes for the stalled WTO negotiations. What should we do against the next neoliberal moves? To understand all this, we need to look back to the history of global trade negotiations
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..."
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