Fighting “trade” pact threats to consumer safeguards
The standards we rely on to ensure the safety of our food, medicines and cars. The energy and climate policies needed to save our planet. The financial regulations designed to prevent banks from creating another crisis. These policies should be determined in democratic venues where we have a say — but these policies are under attack in many “trade” deals.
Here are some resources that advocates and researchers are using to protect strong consumer safeguards in the era of globalization.