Sunday, 5 July , 2020

TISA

As Deadline Looms, WikiLeaks Reveals Corporate Demands from the European Union...

Friday, for the first time, WikiLeaks released demands by the EU to lock in a wide list of services sectors to TISA’s privatization and deregulation provisions, including public services in developing countries. In the mid-2000s, when European campaigners leaked similar demands during corporate efforts to expand the General Agreement on Trade in Services, the EU was forced to walk back many of those demands. The European pressure on developing countries was widely condemned by the public, and revealed the corporate, antidevelopment efforts behind the deal, just as they were revealed Friday.

TISA: New Trade Deal Could Be Even Greater Threat to Public...

Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) could lock in privatisation and increase ability of big business to call the shots on health, education and...