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Gus Van Harten | With the flurry of new treaties like TPP, CETA and FIPA, the Harper government will expand Canada's exposure to investor-state arbitration from about 50 per cent to 85 per cent. Great...
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Gus Van Harten | The power imbalance between Canada and foreign investors is a political choice. Here are 10 ways the TPP gives power to foreign companies.
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David Christopher | Canada's 2015 federal election is shaping up to be a decisive contest, with Canadians' fundamental freedoms on the line.
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Murray Dobbin | The Harper government is more at odds with Canadians over public health care than they are on any other issue. And pharmacare demonstrates this in spades.
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Susan Wright | The TPP: it's not just about dairy producers. It's about our right to pass laws to protect the people, not just corporations.
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Council of Canadians | According to a document leaked on Wikileaks, the CBC and Canada Post could be jeopardized by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement being negotiated this week.
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Mitchell Thompson | The Trans Pacific Partnership will introduce rules on patents for medication that critics say will restrict access to HIV treatment and threaten LGBT lives.
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Rick Salutin | Free trade once got by on theory and jargon: It's free, it's trade -- what could go wrong? But now, decades on, there's some reality to test it against.
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Brent Patterson | It appears that the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) "free trade" deal has been stalled over the issue of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), also known as fast-track authority.
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Amy Goodman | U.S. grassroots activists are organizing against the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Trade Promotion Authority, which increase corporate power and reduce the power of people to govern themselves.
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Brent Patterson | From the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, various so-called 'free trade' agreements are taking aim at the advancement of health care for all.
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Eva Prkachin | The Internet faced a cavalcade of threats in 2014 -- here’s how we fought back and won together.