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In a historical moment characterized by volatility—financial markets, food prices, extreme weather, war, forced migrations—the need for international norms that promote peace, stability and well-being couldn’t be more pressing.

Trade laws undo local progress on food systems

Local food, farm-to-school, food safety, GMO labeling and much more are in the TPP cross-hairs.

TPP Fine Print: Biotech Seed Companies Win Again

TPP chapter on intellectual property rights undermines farmers rights to save seeds

A rallying cry for a better trade system

“No chlorine chicken” not only sums up fundamentally different food safety and agricultural practices in the EU and U.S., but also the possibility that TTIP will dilute the precautionary principle that guides EU environmental and health policies.

Greece: No to austerity, yes to democracy

Greek citizens stand up to the European Union and austerity measures.

It’s Never Been about Trade

The combined steamrolling power of President Obama and the Republican Party have kept Fast Track alive and dealt a blow to democracy.







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