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.
In Spring 2019, the European Commission authorized new negotiations with the United States. However, because the two sides are fighting over the scope of talks, the launch of formal negotiations has not yet occurred.
Here are some resources that advocates and researchers are using to fight for transatlantic trade policy that works for us all.