Corporation Carte Blanche Will US-EU Trade Become Too Free?

Opposition to the planned new trans-Atlantic free trade agreement is growing. So far, criticism has focused on the fact that the deal seems directed exclusively at economic interests. Now fears are growing that corporations will be given too much power.
Sheep graze in a pasture along the Elbe River in Germany: Concern is growing over the trans-Atlantic free trade agreement.

Sheep graze in a pasture along the Elbe River in Germany: Concern is growing over the trans-Atlantic free trade agreement.

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Translated from the German by Charles Hawley and Daryl Lindsey