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Corporate Sovereignty is central to these "trade deals", that's the whole point (corporations are people too).

The EU is pledging the Green New Deal on one hand while the other hand is promoting augmented carbon footprint with agricultural products shipped from the other side of the planet and no recourse from the ordinary voters.

by Bernard on Thu Dec 17th, 2020 at 06:30:55 PM EST
Ah yes, but that's somebody else's carbon footprint - as in the Mercusur deal where Brazilian jungle will be burnt to make way for pasture for cattle to be shipped half way across the world so Irish cattle don't contribute to methane emissions...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Thu Dec 17th, 2020 at 06:51:25 PM EST
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Well, only one of those really is legally binding isn't it?
by generic on Fri Dec 18th, 2020 at 02:17:31 AM EST
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