Video on European Investment Court shows how standing before international courts is a major issue. Should people have a right to exist at the supranational level (before these courts)?

Are people just "markets" whose value as customers cannot be devalued?

At 39:34 Gus Van Harken describes how trade deals were designed to trap policy and governments.

56:29 discussion of lack of standing and how giving NGOS to submit an amicus brief is no substitute for a right of standing for people who are totally excluded.

At 1:30:41 Countries may have to pay hundreds of millions or billions of dollars in sanctions to buy rights back.

The South African experience with GATS is described at 2:17:39