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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.
‘We are fed up!’:Thousands march against TTIP & GMOs in Berlin
A broad alliance of farmers, ethical consumers, and anti-capitalist activists staged a march through Berlin that numbered up to 50,000, to denounce the proposed TTIP treaty between the US and EU, and mass farming technologies.
US: Members of Congress demand to see secret trade deals
US Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and others, are demanding that trade representatives turn over a full text of the TPP trade agreement.
Investor-State Dispute Settlement: The TTIP’s Achilles heel?
A high level panel discussion on TTIP organised by BEUC, FOEE and AK Europa (video)
Investor state dispute settlement and financial crises
The film explains how the settlement works and why it endangers necessary governmental rescue measures in financial crises as occurred in Greece, Cypress and Argentina.
TTIP talks: What’s cooking?
A Greens-EFA Group in the European Parliament conference on 10 December 2014
Conference: For a citizen’s trade agenda: STOP TTIP, CETA, TISA
9 December in the European Parliament in Brussels, organised by GUE/NL
Panamanians reiterate their desire to be part of Alba
The tenth anniversary of the Bolivarian Alliance for the People of Our America was commemorated by Panamanians who aspire to participate in this project for economic, social and cultural integration, which seeks to improve quality of life for its people.
Going underground: WikiLeaks on TTIP
Afshin Rattans of Russia Today interviews Kristinn Hrafnsson on the role of WikiLeaks around the secret TTIP, TPP and TiSA negotiations.
‘TTIP would destroy small businesses’
The UK PM promises to launch what he calls ‘rocket boosters’ under a new deal between the EU and America. Not everyone is convinced about this. Nick Dearden joins RTUK for more.
Fight secret copyright deals: A global TPP teach-in
A public online teach-in with representatives from several digital rights groups based in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries who share their analysis of the latest leaked text and lay out the current state of play of the negotiations
Leaked documents on TTIP
Leaked TTIP negotiating documents show that the EU is trying to protect European banks from strong American financial regulations.
Free trade agreement with the EU on the horizon
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is in favour of a free trade agreement between New Zealand and the European Union.
What is the TPPA and what does it mean for NZ?
Video from Action Station New Zealand
Thousands gather to protest trade agreement
People in 17 centres across New Zealand voiced their opposition yesterday to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).