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The obscure legal system that lets corporations sue countries

29 mins | May 28, 2017

Fifty years ago, an international legal system was created to protect the rights of foreign investors against states. But has it become a tool for large corporations to lobby against states and subvert democratic process? Today, as companies win billions in damages, insiders say it has got dangerously out of control.

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From The Guardian