The ISDS files

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Title: ISDS - Corporate weapong against public policies worldwide is showing smoking gun and a globe hit by a bullet falling overVideos & Visuals against Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS):

ISDS is a mechanism engraved in (bilateral) investment treaties or an investment chapter of trade agreements which allows multinational corporations to sue governments in ad hoc tribunals. It is an extrajudicial system with special privileges and rights just for one class: Foreign investors, giving them more power relatively to citizens and governments. …

TTIPs older brother: CETA – The EU-Canada Agreement (leaked text now online!) (German)

Update 15.8.2014: Ergänzend zum ausgehandelten CETA-Abkommenstext hat die Tagesschau nun auch die wichtigen CETA-Anhänge (mit Ausnahmen und Verpflichtungslisten zu den jeweils eingegangenen Liberalisierungen) “geleakt”, d.h. an die Öffentlichkeit gebracht.
Diese umfangreichen Dokumente gehören ebenfalls zum geplanten Vertrag zwischen der EU und Kanada – ohne sie lassen sich etliche der Vertragsinhalte nicht verstehen und vollständig bewerten. Da es auf der Tagesschau-Website …

Leaked trade document exposes dangerous EU energy proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

A leaked European Union document published today by the Washington Post exposes the dangerous direction the trade deal between the U.S. and the EU is taking when it comes to raw material and energy.

The leaked position paper reveals that …

Civil society call for full transparency about the EU-US trade negotiations

FoE_TTIP_leaderboard_v2A joint civil society transparency call to the European Commission demanding the TTIP negotiation process to be open and transparent was co-launched with Friends of the Earth Europe (FoEE) and 26 other organisations/networks. 250+ organisations have now signed this joint call including; trade unions, consumers, grassroots, development organisations, transparency watchdogs, in Europe, the US, and other countries. We agreed with …