How Corporate “Free” Trade Treaties Threaten Local Communities And Economies Worldwide

January 16, 2014

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Image RemovedIn this episode host Brian Emerson interviews Helena Norberg-Hodge on how "free" trade treaties undermine local communities, economies and democracies around the world, and why localists need to join the global resistance against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA, also known as TTIP). Norberg-Hodge ends her interview by suggesting an alternative international framework for supporting more democratic, localized solutions to global problems.

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Tags: local economies, localised economies, relocalization, TPP