First Thoughts on the EU elections

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By Prue Plumridge The UKIP campaigned on an anti-europe ticket. My question is: If they are anti-europe why have they not declared their position on the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership currently being negotiated behind closed doors? They have been surprisingly … Continue reading

Recipe for Ruin: TTIP the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

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John Hilary, Executive Director of War on Want, introduces TTIP, the free trade and investment agreement being negotiated between the EU and USA; talk given to Friends of Le Monde Diplomatique at Café Diplo, London, 4 November 2013 StopTTIP is … Continue reading

EU-US FTA, TAFTA, TTIP – whatever its name , it means bad news for 99%

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TAFTA & TPP…Corporate Power Tools of the 1% Lori Wallach, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, joins Thom Hartmann in exposing the secret negotiations which are taking place without democratic oversight.  Basically any legislation on either side of the Atlantic which … Continue reading

EU-wide campaign to make Trade/Investment Policies work for People not Corporations

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Over 50 civil society groups demand a paradigm shift in EU trade and investment policies Posted by: Corporate Europe Observatory – Exposing the power of corporate lobbying in the EU – November 26th 2013 Trade Note: CEO is a member of the Alternative … Continue reading