GLOBALIZATION & TRADE


Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch seeks to ensure that in this era of globalization, all Americans can enjoy economic security, a clean environment, safe food, medicines and products, access to quality affordable services such as health care and the exercise of democratic decision-making in matters that affect them and their communities. Learn more about GTW.

Americans Know Trade Deals Fail Miserably,
Will Oppose Trans-Pacific Partnership

"When the inexcusable and anti-democratic veil of secrecy surrounding the TPP is finally lifted, and the American people see what is actually in the agreement, they are going to force their representatives in Washington to vote that deal down. Members who fail to do so can expect their constituents to hold them accountable," said Rob Weissman, President of Public Citizen. Read more here.

Trade Data Center

One-stop shop for searchable trade databases, case lists & more

Eyes on Trade

Global Trade Watch blog on trade & globalization. Subscribe to RSS.

Debunking Trade Myths

To hide the facts about failed trade policies, proponents are changing the data

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What's New – Global Trade Watch


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Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trans-Atlantic FTA (TAFTA)


TPP: This sweeping deal, being pushed by big corporations and negotiated behind closed doors, threatens everything from the safety of our food to the stability of our economy. Haga click aquí para ver recursos en español.  
TAFTA: U.S. and EU corporations are pushing for this massive deal as the latest venue to attack safety standards, climate policies and financial regulations.
   

Attacks on the Public Interest

Fast Track

Investor-State Attacks: Today's "trade" deals empower foreign corporations to skirt domestic courts and directly challenge public interest policies before extrajudicial tribunals.
 
Fast Track: Under the U.S. Constitution, Congress writes the laws and sets trade policy. But now corporate lobbies want the administration to seize those powers.
   

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