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How Multilateral Free Trade Agreements Are Bypassing Democratic Decision-Making Around The World

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One of the most worrying aspects of ACTA -- which began life as a "simple" treaty about combatting counterfeit goods -- was how it morphed into a new approach to global policy making. This had two key aspects. First, the treaty would be negotiated in secret, with minimal input...
How Multilateral Free Trade Agreements Are Bypassing Democratic Decision-Making Around The World
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Investor-State Dispute Resolution: The Monster Lurking Inside Free Trade Agreements

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We wrote recently about how multilateral trade agreements have become a convenient way to circumvent democratic decision making. One of the important features of such treaties is the inclusion of an investor-state dispute resolution mechanism, which Techdirt discussed last year. The Huffington Post has a great article about how...
Investor-State Dispute Resolution: The Monster Lurking Inside Free Trade Agreements
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