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TPPA: NAFTA clone for Asia-Pacific? (January-February 2012)

EDM (Vol. 11 No. 1)
 
COVER STORY
Exposing the Truth about the “Gold Standard Deal”
 
SPECIAL FEATURE
Philippine labor protests 10th year of contractualization
R4S in Rio+20: Ensure sustainability through human rights, not corporate profits
Human rights impact of trade and investment pacts
Phil gov’t urged to stop land conversion in vast hacienda
Reflections on Hacienda Looc fact-finding mission 
Transforming Sustainable Development Governance through People’s Legitimate Demands
Tujan on civil society’s role in Busan outcome document
 
MOVIE REVIEW
The Iron Lady: The Margaret Thatcher movie we don’t need
 
NEWS
Ready for Rio+20: CSOs hold Porto Alegre workshop
Global civil society rises up over FTAs
IBON cautions vs negative effects of free trade deals 
IBON at UN HRC seminar: ‘Climate finance must do justice to poor, adhere to human rights’
CSOs hold NY global workshop on Rio+20 zero draft
New CSO platform to coordinate global aid engagement
 
STATEMENT
Aquino aligns with US military buildup in Asia-Pacific, a threat to peace in the region
 
FACTS & FIGURES
TPPA as a US Geopolitical Strategy