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    The perils of a Doha deal on services

    Walden Bello
    09 July 2008
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    Asia Europe Crosspoints 2002

    20 June 2005
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    EU-ASEAN Free Trade Negotiations

    14 March 2007
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    The price of corn is social justice

    John Burstein, Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    15 March 2007
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    How to oppose liberalisation of financial services

    Myriam vander Stichele
    19 February 2009
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    Three fact sheets on how despite talk of regulations of financial services in the North, the WTO and regional Free Trade agreements continue to impose financial liberalisation on the south.
  6. Discover the dark side of Investment

    27 June 2012
    Article

    Introduction to the international investment regime, including key facts, links to useful resources and ideas for action.

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    Why South Africa needs to oppose GATS

    Dot Keet
    08 December 2005
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    South Asia Moves Forward, Cautiously, Unevenly

    Praful Bidwai
    05 April 2007
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    The Malaysia-US Free Trade Agreement

    Charles Santiago
    23 April 2007
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    Stop the Violence Against Peruvian Indigenous People

    16 June 2009
    Article

    The Indigenous populations of the Peruvian Amazonia started a general and peaceful strike for almost 60 days to protest against 10 legislative decrees promoted by the Peruvian Government in order to comply with the Free trade Agreement (FTA) with US that threatens their rights and their environment. More specifically, the FTA with the US permits oil and mining companies to enter 44 out of 75 million hectares of Amazonian forest, which are Indigenous territories, without any kind of agreement or even consultation.

  12. NO to the EU - Colombia/Peru Free Trade Agreement

    27 April 2012
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    Call on your MEP to oppose EU's proposed Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Peru and Central America because they will undermine human rights, increase unemployment and put corporate profits above human needs.

     
  13. The War on Colombia’s Poor

    Ross Eventon
    23 January 2012
    Article

    The EU's proposed free trade agreement with Colombia will worsen the already serious human rights violations in the country, as its drive to access to cheap raw materials for European corporations means forcing local people off their land.

  14. Week of Action on Investment

    13 December 2011
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    In November 2011, Brussels was the stage for a 'Week of Action' which looked to expose the threat of Bilateral Investment Treaties to democratic governance and public interest and to advocate for an Alternative Investment Regime. 

  15. The case against the Economic Partnership Agreement

    30 August 2011
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    One of the main lessons of the global economic crisis that has cast its shadow since 2008 is that this is the time to be diversifying trade away from over-reliance on EU markets. It is clear to all observers that the economic chaos engulfing the EU in its euro-zone heartlands shows no end in sight and the prospect of long- term stagnation is becoming ever more real.

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    Alternatives to the Current Global Trade System and Regime

    08 July 2010
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    The challenges facing policy makers, analysts and activists dedicated to formulating environmentally sound, social and economically sound trade policies demand that we redefine the role and purpose of trade altogether.

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  18. Obama’s Trip to India: Don’t Rush into a Bilateral Investment Treaty

    Sarah Anderson
    28 October 2010
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    The U.S. and India should not sign a treaty that will only serve the short-term interests of large corporations, and undermine the authority of governments to protect their people from financial crisis.

  19. Activists from across Asia explain how the EU’s free trade agenda affects them: (1) Indonesia and China

    12 October 2010
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    At the Asia Europe People’s Forum in Brussels we interviewed some civil society activists from across Asia, to find out more about the damaging impacts of free trade agreements on the everyday lives of people in their countries.

  20. WTO+10: Still a target and still a cause of crisis

    02 December 2009
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    Ten years on from Seattle, TNI and other activists from Enlazando Alternativas have mobilised in Geneva together with the global network Our World is Not For Sale (OWINFS) to expose the role of the WTO and the "free trade" agreements in causing economic and climate crisis. 

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