The TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership), TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), and TISA (Trade in Services Agreement) are currently being negotiated behind closed doors all over the world. They all include ISDS a clause that allows a secret global court to arbitrate disputes between multinationals and the countries they operate in. This court meets none of the accepted standards of a judiciary and has the power to force governments to change laws or pay huge sums in compensation to companies. So we ask, is this the end of democracy?
[Reposted from Films for Action | July 22, 2015]