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.

The Rising Use of the Trade Pact Sales Pitch of Last Resort: TPP Foreign Policy Arguments Mimic False Claims Made for Past Deals


As the President's Asia trip looms and proponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership increasingly pitch the deal as a bulwark against China’s influence, a new Public Citizen report and a press call (transcript and recording) with Members of Congress and Clyde Prestowitz reveal that foreign policy arguments have proven baseless when used to sell trade deals over the past two decades.

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Fast Track

Trans-Pacific Partnership


Under the U.S. Constitution, Congress writes the laws and sets trade policy. But over the last few decades, presidents have seized both of those powers through a mechanism known as Fast Track.  
TPP: The Sneaky One Percenter Power Tool. Read the latest on the world-wide campaign to demand transparency. Se puede encontrar recursos en español aquí.
   

Trans-Atlantic FTA (TAFTA)

Attacks on the Public Interest

Trans-Atlantic Free "Trade" Agreement: Read about U.S. and EU corporations' latest venue to attack consumer and environmental standards.   Investor-State Attacks on the Public Interest: Read more about the corporate attacks on domestic environmental and health policies.
   

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