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.

Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic "Free Trade Agreement" (TAFTA) Still Include Dangerous Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Multinational corporations are scheming for new rights to sue governments — in clandestine, foreign tribunals — demanding taxpayer compensation for profits they allegedly lose over health and safety, environmental, financial and worker protections we all rely on. Learn more.

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Fast Track

Trans-Pacific Partnership


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.  
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.
   

Trans-Atlantic FTA (TAFTA)

Attacks on the Public Interest

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.
 
Investor-State Attacks: Today's "trade" deals empower foreign corporations to skirt domestic courts and directly challenge public interest policies before extrajudicial tribunals.
   

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