New US-EU trade deal gives more power to companies to challenge laws

Officials are making progress in talks for a new transatlantic free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States, but some are concerned that the deal could weaken environmental, public health and labor laws.

Host Carmen Russell-Sluchansky talked with Ben Beachy, a research director with Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, to analyze the talks.

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Carmen is a multimedia journalist based in Washington, DC whose work has appeared in a variety of outlets including National Geographic, NBC News, the BBC, Asia! Magazine, The China Post, Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel.