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Trading Democracy

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sue governments over actionsincluding health, safety, and environmental measures and regulationsthat reduce the value of the corporation's investment. And although the rulings can mandate millions of tax dollars in compensatory payments, nafta makes no provision for a full appeal to US courts and sets no caps on the amount of damages that can be awarded. The cases examined in the documentary include a pending 970 million claim filed by a Canadian company called Methanex against the.S., a successful claim brought by the American company Metalclad against the Mexican government in a dispute over a toxic waste dump (Mexico was. Posted 5 February 2002, the PBS documentary, bill Moyers Reports: Trading Democracy, which premieres tonight, February 5, tragic Hero - Oedipus Rex at.m.

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Individual Advancement vs Democracy

And why do so few people know about it? President Barack Obama said this himself in 2008 when he promised, while campaigning, to limit the ability of corporations to use trade agreements to sue over public interest regulations. When the government rejected its environmental impact assessment, the Canadian company resorted to lobbying Salvadoran officials. But, as they learned more about the toxic chemicals used to separate gold from the surrounding ore and about the massive amounts of water used in the process, they began to organize a movement that opposed mining. No international tribunal should have the right to punish countries for laws or measures approved through a democratic process, be it in the United States, El Salvador, or anywhere else. Yet the Obama administration is currently negotiating a Trans-Pacific Partnership with several countries. Trans-Pacific Partnership may well prove an opportunity for this outrageous assault on democracy to be defeated.