[Techdirt] TAFTA/TTIP: What Price Transparency?

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This article by Glyn Moody focuses on the inequality of access to decision makers in the process of formulating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

« […] the vast disparity in influence that exists between the rich and powerful who already have an inside track to TAFTA/TTIP officials, and the hundreds of millions of people in whose name the negotiations are supposedly being held, will be made even greater by events such as the one taking place in Brussels next year. That’s not the fault of the conference organizers, of course, but it’s certainly is the fault of the US and EU politicians that mouth platitudes about TAFTA/TTIP’s transparency while failing to put into practice », he concludes.