TPP

Peter Drahos on the WTO TRIPS Agreement: IPR Linked To World Trade

October 28, 2016
Peter Drahos explains the implementation of the World Trade Organization TRIPS Agreement that linked intellectual property rights to trade which turned the multilateral trading system into a global platform binding nations in a legal framework protecting transnational corporate rights to privatize life & knowledge

Green Party VP Candidate: We Must Shift Power Back to the People Throughout the Western Hemisphere

October 4, 2016

Ajamu Baraka discusses Green Party policy towards Latin America and explains why the TPP is a bad deal for workers and the environment

Trans Pacific Partnership

September 1, 2016
If the left does not develop an alternative to failed trade agreements, the European far right or Trump-style economic nationalism will take their place, warns Global Justice Now Director Nick Dearden

TTIP: A Grave Threat to the Domestic & International Order

July 5, 2016

Independent Expert Alfred de Zayas says activities of investors and transnational corporations not only interfere in the regulatory space of States, but attack the very essence of sovereignty and self-determination

Sanders Policy Advisor: The Political Revolution Continues to Philadelphia

July 5, 2016

Bernie Sanders policy advisor Warren Gunnels says though there were losses in the DNC platform draft over TPP and fracking, there were victories for progressives over federal reserve policy, financial regulation, and the death penalty

Democratic Party Platform: Lots of Hot Air on Climate Change

June 30, 2016

Janet Redman, who provided testimony at the DNC Platform Committee, and Wenonah Hauter, the executive director of Food & Water Watch, address the draft’s shortcomings on the carbon tax, TPP, fracking, and fossil fuel extraction