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17.09.2015

European Citizens’ Initiative against TTIP

European Citizens’ Initiative against TTIP

NoTTIP Campaign Newsletter Dear Friends While Europe is divided in the face of the migration crisis, our European movement against TTIP and CETA is constantly drawing closer together and growing in strength. 2.78 million people have already signed our European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), 700 municipalities including whole cities and regions… »

08.07.2015

TTIP, BDS and the illegal settlements

TTIP, BDS and the illegal settlements

Not much has been said about the way the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the US and the EU) will affect BDS (Boycott, Divest and Sanction) campaign against Israel. In fact when Obama signed the Trade Promotion Authority bill last week, it included a provision that “requires the… »

06.07.2015

Cruelty begets more cruelty, and it can only be eliminated through compassion and solidarity

Cruelty begets more cruelty, and it can only be eliminated through compassion and solidarity

The Troika has been cruel on Greece, and in spite of the resounding NO, OXI, NEIN, of the people, the controlled implosion of the country, planned every now and then to allow Big Capital to grab more assets, including human capital (doctors, nurses, highly qualified professionals that will be harvested… »

03.07.2015

TTIP strikes back: new Euro Parliament vote on ISDS “lite”

TTIP strikes back: new Euro Parliament vote on ISDS “lite”

Going to Worlk from the TUC [UK’s Trades Union Congress] is campaigning for a rejection of the revised Investor-state dispute settlement, or ISDS tribunals in the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and the US. “The vote is back on again [at the European Parliament], scheduled for next Wednesday… »

25.06.2015

UK: NoTTIP block amongst 250,000 people at anti-austerity march

UK: NoTTIP block amongst 250,000 people at anti-austerity march

By #noTTIP #noTTIP campaigners join in the People’s Assembly march on June 20 – and warn that TTIP means permanent austerity June 20 2015 saw the biggest set of protest marches in recent years take place in Glasgow, Liverpool, Bristol, and London. Organisers from the Peoples Assembly Against Austerity… »

17.06.2015

The strange case of the shy lobbyists: why no-one will admit to lobbying for TTIP

The strange case of the shy lobbyists: why no-one will admit to lobbying for TTIP

By Corporate Europe Observatory It is a strange fact, but if you believe the pronouncements of PR and law firms in Brussels and the rest of the EU, almost none of them are lobbying on one of the biggest issues of the day, the prospective EU-US free trade agreement… »

14.06.2015

Backlash Against TPP Grows as Leaked Text Reveals Increased Corporate Control of Public Health

Backlash Against TPP Grows as Leaked Text Reveals Increased Corporate Control of Public Health

As the Obama administration praises the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), backlash continues to grow against the deal. WikiLeaks has just published another section of the secret text — this one about public healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry. Newly revealed details of the draft show the TPP… »

12.06.2015

MEPs’ mounting TTIP opposition scandalously silenced ahead of knife-edge US vote

MEPs’ mounting TTIP opposition scandalously silenced ahead of knife-edge US vote

By Molly Scott-Cato 11 June 2015 for openDemocracy Faced with a possible shock rejection of TTIP by MEPs, Brussels simply cancelled the vote this week – and now Washington moves swiftly to speed up the publicly unpopular trade deal. For a while… »

10.06.2015

Major TTIP Vote at European Parliament Postponed Due to ‘Political Divisions’

Major TTIP Vote at European Parliament Postponed Due to ‘Political Divisions’

  Human Wrongs Watch 9 June 2015 (RT)* – A key vote on the controversial TTIP resolution was postponed by European Parliament last minute on Tuesday [9 June]. While a large number of amendments have been cited as the reason for the delay,… »

08.06.2015

2,000,000 Europe-wide signatures against TTIP

2,000,000 Europe-wide signatures against TTIP

Newsletter from the Stop TTIP campaign Dear friends, We did it! 2 million people signed our European Citizens Initiative (ECI) against TTIP (the EU-US agreement) and CETA (the EU-Canada agreement). This is a new record: no other ECI has ever reached such a high number of support. Let’s celebrate and… »

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