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Op-Ed about EWC and TPP

Fisherman’s Voice Op-Ed May 2015, author unknown

 

Looking Back at the Cochabamba Water Revolt

Sen. Elizabeth Warren OpEd on Investor-State-Dispute-Settlement & the TPP

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: A trade deal’s corporate giveaway

February 27, 2015

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The United States is in the final stages of negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a massive free-trade agreement with Mexico, Canada, Japan, Singapore and seven other countries. Who will benefit from the TPP? American workers? Consumers? Small businesses? Taxpayers? Or the biggest multinational corporations in the world?

One strong hint is buried in the fine print of the […]

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Letter to the editor: Cianbro still brandishing corridor ax

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January 4, 2015

It’s been over six years since the Cianbro Corp. published its feasibility study on the 220-mile strip of industrial development known as the East-West Corridor.

Since Cianbro CEO Peter Vigue met with strident opposition after airing his plan before the Penobscot County commissioners in Bangor in May 2013, the status of this construction project – which would be the largest in Maine’s history – has been shrouded […]

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Veolia Water Company Slams into Detroit

BY | SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 | Global Justice Ecology Project

The city of Detroit’s state appointed emergency manager has hired the notorious Veolia North America, the American subsidiary of the equally notorious Veolia Environment, headquartered in Paris. Veolia, one of the leading privatizers of water systems in the world and Veolia North America has colonized American cities, especially those located on […]

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Governor LePage Signs Agreement with New Brunswick Premier

July 21, 2014

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For Immediate Release: Monday, July 21, 2014 Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage signed a memorandum of agreement today with Premier David Alward of New Brunswick to encourage economic development and support job creation between Maine and the Canadian Province.

The agreement, also referred to as a Memorandum of Understanding, is designed to strengthen relations between the two regions by working together to create […]

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Shutting the Spigot on Private Water: The case for the World Bank to Divest

A Report by Corporate Accountability International

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Terrifying Worldwide Water Privatization Strategy

Back in 2011, we were made aware of this article which links the World Bank with several transnational corporate entities, including Nestle, to private water worldwide, but especially targeting countries with a lower socioeconomic status. I was then informed by an expert source that it was not being spearheaded by the World Bank, but rather the World Economic Forum.

Then the other day, Nickie Seckera of Community Water Justice, who has been resisting Nestle’s expanding empire over the […]

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Pivotal Trans-Pacific Partnership Section Revealed

Wednesday, 13 November 2013 09:39

By Staff, PopularResistance.org | Press Release

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The TPP has been shrouded in secrecy from the beginning because the Obama administration knows that the more people know about it, the more they will oppose the agreement. The release of the full Intellectual Property chapter today by Wiikileaks confims what had been suspected, the Obama administration has been an advocate for transnational corporate interests in the negotiations even though […]

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