WTO is back. And this time, no more Mr Nice Guy

Jones, Polly
http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2986652/wto_is_back_and_this_time_no_more_mr_nice_guy.html

Publisher:  Ecologist
Date Written:  13/12/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18497

Overtaken by massive regional trade agreements like TPP, TTIP, CETA and TINA, the World Trade Organisation has slipped into the background. But this week it's back with a vengeance, with its first big meeting in two years. The US's plan is to globalise the investment protection regime set out in the TTP, and open a new era of corporate rule and the eradication of democracy.