An environmental coalition is targeting Senators Portman of Ohio and McCain of Arizona because of their attempt to dismantle some national parks. Many children and adults have been collateral damage when hunters with or without alcohol
stalk the woods with guns seeking innocent animals to kill
Free trade agreements serve geo-political goals. They are the "weapons," so to speak, in the global economic war. They produce a few winners and many losers. Critical persons see through this and rebel against "corporate rule" and against the dissolution of the primacy of politics by the primacy of the economy.
Katja Kipping was one of the first German MPs to gain access to the new TTIP reading room opened in Berlin this week, and she has written up a report of her experience. We thought it was well worth translating from the original, ‘The Opposite of Transparency’.