Tag Archives: TTIP

A Better CETA: One Big Cheer for Wallonia

While the rest of Europe ducked, one region stood up for important principles of responsible globalization.

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TTIP: Yes or No? — A Brief Checklist

Plenty of reasons why Europeans should be very wary to conclude this trade deal with the US.

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TTIP: Why the Rush?

Reflections on the negotiating style of the United States.

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Apple and Caterpillar Game the EU: How to Respond?

An “ever closer Europe” is the only way to curb the exorbitant power of the multinationals and curtail their power to “divide in order to rule.”

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Apple et al.: European Commission as the Last Defender of Public Interest

Apple, Google, Facebook et al.’s prolonged tax cheating further hollows out the already shaky support for globalization.

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Apple: Is Europe Unfair?

Six points about the EU’s Apple tax ruling.

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Brexit: Two Unexpected Winners

Brexit: Everyone will lose — except Trump and his soulmate, Putin.

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The Collapse of the Global Trading System

The notion that trade per se fosters peace and prosperity is fanciful.

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TTIP Rhetoric and Reality: Europe’s Regulations at Risk

The real agenda is not eliminating lingering trade barriers, but compelling downward harmonization.

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Trade Deals and the Pursuit of Geoeconomics

Will trade deals such as TTIP and TPP change the world economic order for the better?

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