Key EU leaders travel to Japan and China looking for the trust, friendship and cooperation they feel they can no longer get from a century-old ally.
Mexico, Canada and the U.S. should abandon the corporate model of trade that puts profits before protection of people and the planet.
The interactive tool "gives people a chance to see if toxic trade is in their own backyard."
"Negotiations with the U.S. have de facto failed, because of course as Europeans we couldn't allow ourselves to submit to American demands."
Amid the recent hubbub about the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), it's easy to lose sight of that other international trade deal with two Ts and a P in its abbreviation that's caused a worldwide backlash in recent months.
According to the environmental organization, leaked documents from negotiations for the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP -- an international trade deal -- reveal a legal program that would exchange national sovereignty for rule by corporations.
Sitting next to Chancellor Angela Merkel during a summit in Germany, the U.S. president continued to ignore opponents as he defended the controversial agreement with European nations.
European Union trade officials soothed the oil giant as it fretted about new regulations popping up in the global south as the proposed agreement was being discussed in 2013.
If successful, the rush to “fast track” a trio of controversial trade deals would nip attempts to implement public banking and other monetary reforms in the bud.