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Water for gold
Water for Gold tells the alarming story of how international trade law is leading us to trade our most basic rights to clean, safe water for access to gold.
The Empire Files: Bringing corporations to justice with Ecuador’s UN Rep
For the first time ever, progress is being made at the United Nations for a binging legal instrument that would hold corporations accountable for human rights violations.
TTIP: Why are the talks taking so long?
A short video takes a look at some of the reasons why the talks are so complicated.
40 arrested in Brussels after protesters attack TTIP negotiators – with confetti
The latest round of negotiations of the under-threat trade agreement between the US and the EU is suffering from pressure both, outside and inside the negotiating room.
The impact of ISDS on the environment
Brooke Guven (Colombia Center on Sustainable Investment) talks about investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) at AFL-CIO conference on trade.
ISDS - Corporate weapon against public policies worldwide
The 16 clips of this playlist were produced by members of the S2B network as part of the project "Making EU investment policy work for development".
An interview with Lauge Poulsen, author of Bounded Rationality and Economic Diplomacy
Lauge Poulsen is a Lecturer in International Political Economy at University College London. His recent book explains why and how developing countries signed up to investment treaties.
EU-PH FTA protest action in the Philippines
Health groups register their contempt for the upcoming EU-Philippines Free Trade Agreement.
Citra Mina workers
The Philippine government is hoping the EU-Philippines FTA wil facilitate more tuna exports to the EU, but the industry is riddled with issues of low wages, unfair labor practices, poor and slave-like working conditions.
PNG attacks Australia at Pacific free trade talks
The signing of a Pacific free trade deal in June has been thrown into doubt with the largest island nation Papua New Guinea saying it favours Australia and will damage local industries.
Peru’s police violently clashes with Anti-TPP protesters
This is the fifth time Peruvians have demonstrated against the free-trade agreement since the beginning of the secret negotiations. Police violently clashed with protesters.
TTIP negotiators outnumbered by citizens!
Featuring Dan Mullaney, Ignacio Bercero, Stop TTIP
German SMEs join forces to resist TTIP
TTIP aims to spur growth and create jobs on both sides of the Atlantic, but there are doubts among some small and midsized businesses in Germany.
Voice of protest returns to Waitangi shores
The voice of protest made its way along the Bay of Islands to its traditional home on the shores of Waitangi, to Te Tii Marae. At the centre of the protest was the TPP agreement.
Say NO to the new legislations on trade secrets
What is hiding behind the new laws on trade secrets?
TPPA briefing to NGOs by Ms. Sanya Reid Smith
Ms. Reid Smith analyses the implications of trade agreements on economic and social sectors and various policies in developing countries.
The history of ISDS in 1 minute
Arbitration between investors and states (ISDS) has been around for a while, but in recent years the number of cases has exploded.
Death on a plate: TTIP, meat inspections and your food
’Death on a plate: TTIP, meat inspections and your food’ features the testimony of a mother whose daughter died from eating contaminated meat and comments by a government meat inspector and others in the food industry.
Does the EU’s “Investment Court System” put an end to ISDS?
Professor Gus Van Harten, Osgoode Hall Law School, and Rupert Schlegelmilch, European Commission, Directorate General for Trade discuss the European Commission’s proposed “Investment Court System”.
Shake it off – Break the TPP!
It is time to SHAKE OFF the mother of all corporate give-aways — the Trans Pacific Partnership, a.k.a. “the TPP”. Sing it, dance it, above all BREAK IT!