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Why Elizabeth Warren is declaring war on an obscure trade policy

"According to Howard Mann at the International Institute for Sustainable Development, it is "certain" that "investor–state arbitration has shifted from being a shield of last resort to a sword of first resort in many disputes ... between governments and foreign investors." In other words, companies are increasingly deciding that ISDS is how they want to fight their battles."

March 1, 2015