EU-US FTA, TAFTA, TTIP – whatever its name , it means bad news for 99%

TAFTA & TPP…Corporate Power Tools of the 1%

Lori Wallach, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, joins Thom Hartmann in exposing the secret negotiations which are taking place without democratic oversight.  Basically any legislation on either side of the Atlantic which provides for consumer/environmental/employment protection is under threat of being dismantled as ‘barriers to trade’.  TTIP will almost certainly include the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) which engages firms to sue against governmental regulations..

Good Resource:

All Information & Perspectives on TAFTA & TTIP at a Glance.
www.futurechallenges.org www.collaboratory.de
ttip@collaboratory.de

6 thoughts on “EU-US FTA, TAFTA, TTIP – whatever its name , it means bad news for 99%

  1. It is too complicated for me. However, I know that the law men are vastly over paid, and part of the ruling class world domination. They will be eliminated when the time comes, along with the rest of the ruling Elite!

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