The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has had a rather interesting dynamic on the political landscape in Canada. After signing off on the hugely controversial agreement, Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland said that she will engage in consultations. The question for some might be, where are these consultations anyway?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been a hugely controversial agreement which has drawn backlash from many. While it seems that governments around the world are only concerned with how to ratify it, many have sent strong messages saying “No”. Today, we wanted to highlight some of those protesting in the country of Peru.
Could Peru be the first to fall to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? If one report is anything to go by, it may very well be Peru that will pull the trigger first. While no specific date was set, government officials say they are getting ready to table the controversial agreement in spite of the widespread […]
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has drawn fire from a lot of organizations, politicians, and individuals over the years. Now, those who are opposed to the agreement are getting help in their fight to stop the agreement from a source within the United Nations. Part of the criticism revolves around intellectual property rights.
While citizens are pushing to stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), trade negotiators of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is “virtually complete”.
Earlier, German judges ruled that Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions are illegal. The provisions, as brought forth by the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), would create a whole new court system that would allow multinational corporations to sue countries for getting in the way of profits or future profits. Now, the EU Commission […]
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has sparked numerous protests. Some of these protests have occurred in the US. These protests flew under the TPP = Betrayal campaign that occurred in many cities.
There’s been a big development in the battle against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). German judges have ruled against its key Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions, saying that there was no need for such a court and that regular courts were sufficient.
Throughout our in-depth coverage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), we’ve been mentioning some of the many protests that have emerged. While we covered a few of these, we decided to look at some of the other protests that have occurred in other countries as well.
Heated rhetoric has been fired at those who oppose the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in New Zealand. One business leader blasted the world-wide anti-TPP movement as just people who are “anti-American”.