Yes, Ceta is a gold-standard trade deal – for North America’s corporations 

Despite some last-minute procedural reforms, Ceta will eventually expose European regulations to more investor lawsuits from Canadian resource firms and the Canadian subsidiaries of US multinational corporations, ushering in, through the back door, a hated part of TTIP, the supposedly moribund EU-US free trade deal. Ceta also advances a longstanding North American demand for “regulatory cooperation”, a euphemism for an early warning system that allows foreign corporations to nip unwanted regulations in the

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