While trade negotiators insist TTIP talks will continue as planned, critics of the deal are pushing for a change in direction.
TTIP’s fate remains unclear, but the EU continues to press for changes that could harm local governments and drug safety in the US.
Congress again does the bidding of the GMO industry as it tries to nix a Vermont food labeling law.
While the media focused on photo-ops during Barack Obama’s trips to Europe and Asia, the president tried to cement his legacy with trade deals that please only multinationals.
If Bayer completes its takeover of Monsanto, it would become a company with Orwellian control over how we grow our food and what we eat.
Some banks have had to pay impressive-sounding fines, but the executives that plunged the world economy into chaos have largely escaped any sort of punishment.
In late May, hundreds marched down Broadway to protest against Monsanto, which the marchers decried as a serial creator of toxic agricultural products, with as much corrupting influence over their government as Goldman Sachs.
Can one of the Administration’s top officials — the person who defends its trade secrets — also serve as its “Transparency Officer?” Openness advocates don’t think so.
Leaked trade document alarms public health, consumer and environmental activists on both sides of the Atlantic. Document shocks the conscience, says one.
Republican lawmakers’ push for “territorial taxation” is just another bid to help American business giants avoid paying their share of corporate taxes via foreign holdings.
The backstory on who booed Trump in South Carolina debate