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Trade secrets: climate breakdown

by Nick Dearden New book Trade Secrets is based on a thorough analysis of leaked papers from three years of secretive trade talks, as well as multiple other official documents and sources. We are living through a climate emergency. If…

Italian referendum: NO to the dictatorship of finance!

What do Brexit, Trump, and “NO” in the Italian referendum have in common? Simple: all three repudiate omnivorous global finance! The very finance that sadistically destroyed Greece according to the precept “punish one to educate a hundred”. By ravaging Greece beyond all rational…

Thousands protest against NATO & TTIP in front of the Chancellor’s Office in Berlin

This video from the 1st of October 2016, thousands of people demonstrated in front of the Chancellor’s office in Berlin under the slogan “That’s Enough” (“Es reicht“) initiated by Ken Jebsen, founder of the independent & adversarial media outlet KenFM.…

TTIP 2.0? New leak exposes threats of lesser-known TISA trade deal

‘The deal, a spiritual and practical sibling of the much-maligned TTIP and TPP free trade agreements, is designed to drive deregulation across the vast global services sector’ by Nika Knight, staff writer for Common Dreams Greenpeace Netherlands exposed the threats…

VIDEO: Stop TTIP and CETA – Demonstrations in Germany

Video and picture report On the 17th of September 2016, a coalition of 33 activist networks organized nationwide demonstrations across Germany under the banner “STOP CETA & TTIP” that were aimed against so called transnational free trade agreements such as…

The transatlantic trade deal TTIP may be dead, but something even worse is coming

Governments and corporate lobbyists keep inventing new ways to embed privatisation and circumvent democracy – in this case, the Canada-EU deal By George Monbiot for The Guardian Is it over? Can it be true? If so, it’s a victory for…

NGOs launch massive lawsuit against EU-Canada trade deal

German activists have launched the country’s largest-ever civil lawsuit in protest of a planned free trade agreement between the EU and Canada. They argue the trade pact violates the constitution and the rule of law. A group of German NGOs…

New trade deal could be even greater threat to public services than TTIP

For Immediate Release Tuesday, August 30, 2016 – 2:30pm Global Justice Now (via Common Dreams) Contact: Kevin Smith, media officer Tel: 07711 875 345 or 020 7820 4913 Email: kevin.smith@globaljustice.org.uk Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) could lock in privatisation and…

TTIP has ‘de facto failed,’ says German Economic Minister

‘Negotiations with the U.S. have de facto failed, because of course as Europeans we couldn’t allow ourselves to submit to American demands’ by Nika Knight, staff writer for Common Dreams This post has been updated. Germany’s Vice Chancellor and Economic…

Growing protest against TTIP and CETA trade agreements in Germany

Various trade unions and other groups have called for protests against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) across Germany on September 17. A trade agreement with Canada has also come under attack. An alliance consisting of various public organizations…

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