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TTIP, CETA, TISA and public services
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USTR proposal in TPP would undermine state sovereign immunity for patents, copyrights
TPP would violate the right of US states to protection from suit for patent, trademark or copyright infringement
Flashmob choir interrupts TTIP congress
At a pro-TTIP congress where the Belgian Foreign Affairs Minister was promoting the treaty, a flashmob of attendees stood up singing "Do You Hear the People Sing?" a rousing revolutionary song from Les Miserables.
The trouble with TTIP
A documentary about the dangers of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership trade talks being held between the European Union and the United States of America.
WikiLeaks issues call for $100,000 bounty on monster trade treaty
Today WikiLeaks has launched a campaign to crowd-source a $100,000 reward for America’s Most Wanted Secret: the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP).
Julian Assange on the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Secretive deal isn’t about trade, but corporate control
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange warns that the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership could chill the adoption of health and environmental regulations affecting 40 percent of the global economy.
Corporate power ‘exorcism’ held outside London law firm billed for TTIP lawsuits
A group of radical performance activists who hail from New York staged an “exorcism” of corporate power outside an international law firm in London to raise awareness about the dangers of an EU-US trade deal being brokered behind closed doors.
Pol says TPP trade deal could jeopardize NYC laws
"We cannot tell President Obama what to do. [But] our hard fought victories for protecting the lives of all New Yorkers will be at risk if he signs the TPP."
Noam Chomsky: Every word in the phrase ‘free trade agreement’ is false
Noam Chomsky discusses how so-called free trade agreements, such as the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, enrich corporations while creating migration crises.
EU-US trade talks should pick up steam once “fast-track” bill is voted through Congress, says top US farm lobbyist Bob Young
Bob Young, Deputy Executive Director at the American Farm Bureau Federation, talks with journalist Rose O’Donovan (AGRA FACTS) about on-going agricultural developments in negotiations towards a Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP).
MEPs say no to TTIP and support the global action day - April 18th
MEPs of the European Parliament are calling on the public to join this day of mass mobilization in order to halt the EU-US trade agreement that attacks our rights, our environment, our sovereignty and our democracy.
Chevron’s secret videos show company technicians finding and mocking extensive oil contamination in Ecuador rainforest
An apparent Chevron whistleblower has sent Amazon Watch dozens of internal company videos showing Chevron employees and consultants manipulating evidence linked to the oil giant’s extensive contamination - and legal dispute - in Ecuador.
Why do we say NO to FTAs, TTIP and CETA
In this video, Via Campesina leaders from Europe, US and Canada explain how new free trade agreements affect food sovereignty.
Exploring the state of Kenya-EU trade relations
Christophe de Vroey, EU trade and communication counsellor, is interviewed by CNBC Africa on what has changed for Kenya’s horticulture sector since the economic partnership agreement.
Trans-Pacific Partnership - how do we make sense of the TPP secret negotiations?
Australian television report pits Trade Minister Robb’s words about TPP against public interest concerns over medecine prices, internet freedom, standards, etc.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: the dirtiest trade deal, you’ve never heard of
The Abbott Government can still refine or reject parts of the deal that aren’t in the public interest; but without public pressure, there’s little hope of hearing about, much less putting a stop to, the devil in the detail.
ISDS in EU-Singapore deal too favourable to corporations, should be modified according to lead MEP David Martin
David Martin MEP (S&D, UK), the European Parliament’s rapporteur on the EU-Singapore trade deal, criticises the infamous ISDS (investor-to-state dispute settlement) part of the agreement.
Prof Stiglitz on TPP 2015
Professor Stiglitz addressing TPP negotiators in New York in January 2015.
TTIP: Regulatory cooperation - a threat to democracy
Video about the proposed regulatory cooperation chapter of the possible EU-US trade deal.
German carmakers say yes to TTIP
Top representatives from the German automobile industry met in Berlin to voice their support for TTIP. The controversial deal could save them billions of euros per year.