The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations are headed directly for failure.
Why this atmosphere of heightened secrecy in making a seemingly innocent trade agreement?
<b>France has pronounced the free trade agreement with the USA dead. Austria's government is also becoming increasingly skeptical. The EU and USA are pounding out exhortations to carry on, but a deal under Obama is unrealistic.</b>
Now it has come to this. Top politicians in Europe are officially laying the [Read more]
Over the past few years, the Obama administration has attempted to unite the entire West under the flag of American exceptionalism and global hegemony. Therefore, the president will do everything possible over the next six months in order to nudge the EU toward signing TTIP.
In the current context, the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement is unacceptable. The French government and the European Commission must say no to this obsessive, dogmatic and dangerous attempt for three reasons.
No to the unbelievable secrecy surrounding the agreement. Of course, the [Read more]