Posts Tagged ‘US-EU trade deal’

Has no one noticed the US-EU trade deal allows multi-nationals to override governments?

by Michael Meacher.

Suppose the fight to win plain-packaged cigarette packets were finally trumped at the last hurdle by British American Tobacco deciding to take the government to court for undermining its tobacco sales, and winning, surely all hell would break loose. But that is exactly what could well happen if the mooted Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership […]

US-EU deal is next stage of neoliberalism, but not discussed in Parliament

by Michael Meacher.

It says a lot about democratic accountability that the most profound and far-reaching issues are not discussed in Parliament. It was true of the decision in the UK to build the first atomic bomb, it was true of the Multilateral Agreement on Investment in the 2000s which aimed to give the world’s rich countries the […]

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