Trade & Investment Articles & Videos
In the final episode of a series of interviews, Susan George talks about what impact she hopes her latest book, How to win the Class War - The Lugano Report II will have and why avoiding jargon is key to challenging the powerful.
From 4-7 December, renowned political scientist Susan George presented her book How to Win the Class War: The Lugano Report II to packed houses in the UK, starting with the official launch in London.
In building a progressive alternative we can draw strength and clarity from the sombre message brought by Susan George. John Palmer reviews "How to Win the Class War: The Lugano Report II"
China and the EU are preparing to launch negotiations for a bilateral investment agreement at the next EU-China Summit this November. The proposed agreement would replace existing bilateral investment treaties between EU member states and China. This is the moment to develop a more balanced international investment framework that would protect the sovereign power of both parties.
Olivet questions the investor-state dispute settlement chapter in the TPPA which allows for disputes to be adjudicated by a small number of individuals in privatised international courts.
In episode three of this interview series, Susan George explains how she managed to write How to win the Class War - The Lugano Report II from the perspective of the very people she opposed all her life, the 'Davos Class'.
South Africa is moving away from international investment treaties towards a new framework for investment protection based on domestic law. Contrary to some opinions, there are cogent arguments in favour of this approach.
In the second video interview for the launch of How to Win the Class War, Susan George says her new book will help readers understand how neoliberalism unexpectedly triumphed in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.
A list of the granted powers to industry lobyists, practically restricting democratic decision-making now and in the future through the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
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