The TTIP. the largest free trade zone comprising 800 million of the EU and the US, is being secretly negotiated. Democracy and the constitutional state are threatened by 3-person arbitration courts where corporations can sue states and decisions are irreversible. A parallel system of adjudication is created that favors foreign investors and endangers social and environmental regulations.
IG Metal, Verdi service union and C Butterwegge comment.
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