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Don’t throw all trade agreements out with TTIP

By   /  Friday, April 14th, 2017  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Don’t throw all trade agreements out with TTIP

By Jamshid Damooei Our recent presidential election brought about a rare accord between the progressive and the populist fronts in rejecting the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. I have no problem with the rejection of a trade agreement that focuses primarily on the interests of transnational corporations, international financial centers, agribusiness and giant chemical companies Read More →

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State impact would be significant but TTIP not all it’s cracked up to be

By   /  Friday, December 4th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on State impact would be significant but TTIP not all it’s cracked up to be

If the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is finalized, the free trade agreement would be unprecedented. It aims to reduce or eliminate trade barriers and harmonize standards and regulations in the United States and the European Union for the mutual economic gains of the partners. TTIP would create a free trade area representing nearly Read More →

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