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Vlad Bunea | The actions of mining company Gabriel Resources in Romania is a case study of how global capitalism extracts wealth from poor countries.
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Photo: An advertisement for Wallonia at the Brussels airport/ Behind the Numbers
Stuart Trew, Scott Sinclair | The Walloon government's resistance will have emboldened elected decision-makers across the continent, who must still decide, in 40 parliaments, if they wish to ratify the Canadian deal.
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Stuart Trew, Scott Sinclair | By standing firm under incredible pressure, the regional government of Wallonia gave a voice to millions of citizens who feel the Canada-EU trade deal fails to represent their interests.
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Linda McQuaig | Rather than accepting half-hearted revisions of Harper's corporate-embracing policies, the Trudeau government should refuse to sign any trade deal with sweeping privileges for foreign investors.
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Meghan Sali, Digital Freedom Update | Canadians have many reasons to be concerned about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But the real poison pill in the TPP lies in its "investor-state dispute settlement" mechanism. Here's why.
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Brent Patterson | The United Nations Special Rapporteur for Indigenous Rights Victoria Tauli-Corpuz says the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) threatens Indigenous land rights.
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Scott Sinclair | While a reformed investment court system in the CETA deal is meant to protect governments' "right to regulate" it may simply embolden adjudicators into attacking progressive public policies.
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Brent Patterson | The Trans-Pacific Partnership Division at Global Affairs Canada has provided an email address for the public to send in their comments and questions about the TPP. Here are some of their responses.
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Murray Dobbin | What are we to make of the Trudeau government's erratic attitude towards the Trans-Pacific Partnership? So far the consultation process has not penetrated the ideological bubble of trade officials.
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Photos: Twitter photos of yesterday's protests against the TPP in Auckland.
Brent Patterson | As Canadian trade minister Chrystia Freeland signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership in Auckland yesterday, more than 1,000 people shut down the central part of the city in protest against the deal.
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Brent Patterson | A genuine public consultation should not be about disregarding (or ignoring) concerns being expressed, it should be about listening to those concerns.
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Brent Patterson | Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold has suspended work on its controversial Skouries mine after a year of confrontations with the Greek government that included permits being revoked and delayed.