A fairer society means breaking the big business stranglehold on politics

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Labour’s challenge to fight inequalities and rebuild democracy rests on addressing Britain’s ‘finance curse’ If the next Labour leader wants a fairer society, they must break the big business stranglehold on politics. by Nick Dearden Re-posted from openDemocracy 10.09.15 In … Continue reading

Implications of TTIP for Financial Regulation of the Banks

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This excellent 6 minute video clip indicates the role of the City of London (the most criminogenic of global financial centres) in lobbying for the EU-US Free Trade Agreement, otherwise known as TTIP (TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership). To date, … Continue reading

On TTIP and the NHS, they are trying to bamboozle us

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On TTIP and the NHS, they are trying to bamboozle us  by John Hilary (Executive Director of War on Want and author of The Poverty of Capitalism: Economic Meltdown and the Struggle for What Comes Next (2013).)  Reposted from openDemocracy 14.07.2014 The TTIP trade treaty talks re-open … Continue reading

The Secret Deal that Threatens the Food on Your Plate

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A controversial trade deal between the EU and the US is now being negotiated. The biggest in history, it has the power to affect every part of the food chain.  Untangling the EU-US trade talks : What are the big … Continue reading

Only 3 days left to stop hidden rules within the EU-US trade deal allowing corporates to sue the state

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This film presents some of the dangers of the investor rights within the proposed EU-US trade deal. We need to stop this corporate attack on our democracy and policies to protect the public interest.   The film has been produced by … Continue reading