The Investor State Disputes Settlement (ISDS) system has become an icon of the shameless extent to which governments have pandered to corporate interests by giving foreign corporations rights that citizens do not have.
The TPPA was negotiated behind closed doors away from democratic scrutiny, allowing
powerful corporate lobbies to advance their agenda without being subject to authentic
and rigorous democratic procedures. National Parliaments have been side-lined.
We reject the new generation of multilateral treaties such as the International Treaty Services (TISA), the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
(TTIP), the Comprehensive Agreement on Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)