The Corporate Invasion
Government by Big Business Goes Supranational

Wallach, Lori
http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/12/06/the-corporate-invasion/
http://mondediplo.com/2013/12/02tafta

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  06/12/2013
Year Published:  2013  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15475

A new treaty being negotiated in secret between the US and the EU has been specifically engineered to give companies what they want -- the dismantling of all social, consumer and environmental protection, and compensation for any infringement of their assumed rights. Under the treaty, foreign companies could sue governments directly for cash compensation over earnings lost because of strict labour or environmental legislation.