CCPA: Canadian corporations abuse investment treaties, bully governments into environmental backtrack: study

Canadian investors have exploited a controversial mechanism in international investment treaties to challenge public interest regulations in 24 different countries, according to a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). Canadian investors have exploited a controversial mechanism in international investment treaties to challenge public interest regulations in 24 different countries, according…

Campaign for America’s Future: Why the TPP Trade Talks Stalled, and What We’ll Have to Watch For Next

The latest round of negotiations to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) “trade” agreement ended without a deal being completed. The negotiators will try again as soon as the end of August. [Reposted from the Campaign for America’s Future blog  |  Dave Johnson  |  August 3, 3015] TPP is the largest “trade” agreement in history, covering…