How ordinary people saved a country from corporate greed.
In a tale of people power over corporate power, a tribunal has ruled against a global company in a case over mining rights.
Under deals like the TPP, countries that might otherwise have curtailed corporate activities won’t do so, simply out of fear of being sued by multinational corporations.
This summer’s International Labour Conference is our chance to initiate an intersectional view of supply chains.
A Canadian oil conglomerate is suing the U.S. over its actions to protect the climate. It’s a small taste of what could come under the TPP.
Congress and the Obama administration make clear they have not learned from two decades of failed trade policies and a devastating financial crisis in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership forward.
Hundreds denounced a secret tribunal housed at the World Bank that is getting ready to rule on a case that could determine the future of El Salvador’s water supply.
Tell the World Bank and the U.S. Government: “END POVERTY — NOT DEMOCRACY!” “END WORLD BANK TRIBUNALS — NO FAST TRACK!”
“Here we are in the middle of a climate crisis, and we have investor lawsuits against governments over policies to encourage renewable energy,” says Sarah Anderson at a UN preparatory event for the Financing for Development summit.
As the T.T.I.P. and T.P.P. negotiations continue, Pacific Rim vs. El Salvador should remind us not to privilege foreign investors to the detriment of the national — or global — good.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.
Join Institute for Policy Studies’ Global Economy Project and other allies on El Salvador’s Independence Day for a demonstration to say “yes” to life, “no” to mining by protesting the free trade agreements like the TPP!
Some 300 groups urge World Bank to reject lawsuit that would devastate nation’s water
A new study debunks eight falsehoods the mining corporation OceanaGold has used to try to justify mining in El Salvador and undermine public debate and policymaking.