A Secret Trade Deal So Outrageous That Congress Isn't Even Allowed To Talk About It Publicly
"One part of the TPP that shows why negotiators want to minimize public awareness of the agreement consists of provisions giving corporations the right – as is the case under the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) – to directly sue governments for regulations that infringe upon their profits or potential profits." http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/19/trans-pacific-partnership-corporate-usurp-congress
Crash Course - The Atlantic Slave Trade -- In which John Green teaches you about one of the least funny subjects in history: slavery. John investigates when and where slavery originated, how it changed over the centuries, and how Europeans and colonists in the Americas arrived at the idea that people could own other people based on skin color.
Triangular Trade was a form part of a three-legged trade network. On the first leg, merchant ships bought good to Africa to be traded for slaves. On the second leg (Middle Passage) the slaves were transported to the West Indies. On the final leg, these products were shipped to Europe or European colonies in the Americas.
‘TTIP appears to be dead. People power wins. For now.’ The transatlantic trade deal TTIP may be dead, but something even worse is coming, by George Monbiot in the Guardian, 6 Sept 2016; Governments and corporate lobbyists keep inventing new ways to embed privatisation and circumvent democracy – in this case, the Canada-EU deal