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Latest Trade Agreements Are About The Opposite Of Free Trade: Protectionism For Big Business
Business  (tags: Big Business, multinational corporations, Big Pharma, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) US-EU Tr, not free trade )

- 181 days ago -
TPP and TTIP are about getting special deals for businesses that they would have difficulty getting through the normal political process. This is about regulatory arbitrage and the ability to better move money around by giant multinational companies.
Africa 2014: The Quest for Unity and the Role of Imperialism
World  (tags: Africa, neo-colonialism, Imperialist Militarism, AFRICOM, U.S. and NATO wars of aggression )

- 181 days ago -
Ongoing balkanization and western interventions through economic, military, political and legal means will only serve to maintain western hegemony fostering the continuing exploitation and underdevelopment of Africa.
The Renewed Push For Deeper North American Integration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NAFTA, Economy, Globalist agenda, North American Union, politics )

- 183 days ago -
Ultimately, the North American Union incremental steps of erasing continental borders, abolishing national sovereignty and consolidating power and wealth are part of a much larger plan to establish a one world economic system.
Obama Admin's TPP Trade Officials Received Hefty Bonuses From Big Banks
Business  (tags: Trans-Pacific Partnership, corporate agenda, investor-state dispute resolution system, environment, business, corruption, economy )

- 185 days ago -
Officials tapped by the Obama administration to lead the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations have received multimillion dollar bonuses from CitiGroup and Bank of America
How the War on Drugs Advances Transnational Capitalism - Alternet- Truthout
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, media, military, propaganda, lies, corruption, crime, abuse, corporate, economy, labor, energy, propaganda, drugs, family, safety, farming )

- 192 days ago -
How US drug policy in the Americas is a pretext for extending militarization and global capitalism south of the border.Dawn Paley, a Canadian journalist, offers a transformative view of the US war on drugs in the Western Hemisphere (with the exclusion of
Closing the Gate on GMO and the Criminal Transatlantic Trade Agreement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US-EU trade deal, Economy, GMO, food quality controls, neo-capitalist and corporate power, national sovereignty, Codex Alimentarius )

- 191 days ago -
If ratified, the TTIP would allow GM crops and seeds currently banned in Europe - as well as various medicated animal products such as US hormone enriched beef - to have a largely unrestricted flow into the EU.
Canada-EU Trade Deal: A Bad Trade for Women
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada-European Union Economic Trade Agr, gender gap, cuts to public services, job losses, deregulation and privatization of health, social services, municipal water provision )

- 194 days ago -
CETA is a bad deal economically for Canada because it will exacerbate existing inequalities between men and women, reduce access to resources that will disproportionately affect women, and impede economic stability and growth.
Ideology Prevents Wheat Growers From Converting to More Profitable Methods, New Study Shows
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, humans, interesting, organic, society, sustainable, technology )

- 193 days ago -
U.S. wheat growers resist converting to a more profitable method of farming because of ideology their personal beliefs about organic farming âEUR" rather than technical or material obstacles, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Arkansas
Who Says GMOs Are Safe? (and Who Says They're Not)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, world )

- 194 days ago -
No article questioning the safety of genetically modified (GM) foods is complete without a rebuttal consisting of reassuring comments to the effect that every credible scientific and government organisation has said that GM foods are safe. Take for examp
First Nation Disappointed By NAFTA Commission Decision on Wild Salmon
Environment  (tags: NAFTA, environmental protection, laws intended to protect the land, water and air )

- 195 days ago -
The concerns of the Kwikwasutinuxw Haxwa'mis First Nation remain unresolved. And despite clear evidence of harm by fish farms to wild salmon, the Harper government is reviewing applications to expand the industry on the British Columbia coast.
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