Posts Tagged: ICSID
After a long struggle, El Salvador just proved that with enough civil society support, even a very poor country can stand up to powerful global mining firms.
A decade ago, a transnational coalition beat back the largest corporate trade deal in history. Here's what they can teach opponents of the TPP.
A Canadian oil conglomerate is suing the U.S. over its actions to protect the climate. It’s a small taste of what could come under the TPP.
How Bolivian protesters and global activists exposed the dark side of global trade pacts and paved the way for the battles to come.
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.
NAFTA gave multinational corporations the right to sue governments to block regulations they don't like, undermining democracy and local sovereignty.