Fighting for fair trade policies between U.S. and the EU
For years, corporate interests in the U.S. and Europe have pushed for a deal that would chill consumer, environmental and other protections on both sides of the Atlantic. Negotiations for a “Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)” have been on hold since 2016, but new discussions are underway that could revive its damaging corporate-rigged agenda.
Big Tech hopes to use the recently launched U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) to weaken Europe's privacy protections and anti-monopoly regulations, and to prevent future tech regulation in the U.S.
Here are some resources that advocates and researchers are using to fight for transatlantic trade policy that works for us all.