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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A flashmob in Hamburg, Germany protests the TTIP. (Photo: campact/flickr/cc)
Corporate interests may be winning in U.S.-EU trade negotiations, endangering public health and the environment, a new cache of documents (pdf) leaked on Tuesday show. Backed by powerful industry advisers and bolstered by U.S. allies who have already made significant concessions to move negotiations along, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The Obama administration has admitted that it is relaxing its standards for...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Amid calls for an outright ban of old, dangerous tank cars that transport...

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