Tag Archives: TTIP

Global Trade War? The European Angle

The more the U.S. abstains from imposing new barriers to imports from the EU, the more may the EU support U.S. efforts to change Chinese trade and investment practices.

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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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