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MODERN DAY SLAVERY: “…400 years after transatlantic trade began”

“As the world marks 400 years since the first recorded African slaves arrived in North America, slavery remains a modern-day scourge. Over 40 million people are estimated to be trapped in forced labor, forced marriages or other forms of sexual … Continue reading

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Good News! “Tens of thousands protest in Europe against Atlantic free trade deals”

Tens of thousands of people protested in European cities on Saturday against planned free trade deals with the United States and Canada they say would undermine democracy and lower food safety, environmental and labor standards… 320,000 people took part in … Continue reading

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Evil: “Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)”

“Leaked documents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the latest agreements that may soon come before Congress, reveal, for example, they would exempt foreign corporations from our laws and regulations, placing the resolution … Continue reading

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