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