by Harald Klimenta, Maritta Strasser and Peter Fuchs
09 May 2016
TTIP (Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership) agreement continues an old thinking instead of everyone sharing in the profits of a few. The ISDS (Investor-State-Dispute Settlement) private arbitration courts enable corporations to sue states and could have a chilling effect on labor and environment protection.
Portman has supported every illegal war of Bush and Obama, tried to bring hunting into national parks, is a pawn of petroplutocrats in the US as well as a former lobbyist for the Sultan of Oman, has lost untold numbers of jobs for his state by voting for CAFTA, NAFTA and special trade status for China, is a former debate coach for Mitt Romney,