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Good-bye democracy, hello CETA?

CETA is supposed to enter into force without parliamentary consent – and even if it gets rejected later, it will allow corporate lawsuits against states for three more years!

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Trade negotiators vs. legal experts

Legal experts have been warning of the dangers of Investor-State-Dispute-Settlement for ages. Nevertheless, trade negotiators are as keen as ever to include it in CETA, TTIP and other trade deals. We have taken a look at the arguments…

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TTIP won’t be a visa waiver

Opposition to TTIP hasn’t been strong in countries such as Poland, Cyprus or Romania. One important reason is that its citizens are hoping that it will allow them visa-free entries into the US.

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Two hours to get to the truth

How much can an MP learn about TTIP in two hours with no auxiliary means or the chance to do some research? The German ministry of trade is starting a trial …

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Unfair competition will ruin Europe’s farmers

Demand for green, fair and regional agricultural products is on the rise throughout Europe. But at the same time, more and more small farms are going out of business – a sad trend that could see a huge leap with TTIP.

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