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Thousands rally against trade agreement
There’s been an outcry in New Zealand against secretive Transpacific Partnership trade talks, with thousands joining rallies around the country.
WATCH It’s Our Future: why the TPP should matter to you
One of the most controversial parts of the TPP is the changes to copyright and Intellectual Property rights that would affect how we share and collaborate online.
TTIP: new Commission divided over the future of ISDS in EU trade policy
Jennifer Baker is joined by Richard More O’Ferrall, spokesperson for the Greens Group, to discuss the future of trade negotiations between the European Union and United States under the new Juncker Commission.
Russell Brand rails against Monsanto & the TTIP
On a recent episode of Russell Brand’s the Trews, the British comedian turned activist spoke with Helena Norberg-Hodge about TTIP and the food system.
TTIP Day One
Video by Agir pour la Paix for the D1920 Alliance and Alter Summit
Access denied: MEPs stage TTIP reading room demonstration
MEPs staged a peaceful demonstration in front of the TTIP Reading Room in the European Parliament today, in a bid to highlight the lack of transparency surrounding the EU-US trade talks.
TTIP: the Al Jazeera debate
To mark this week’s seventh round of negotiations towards TTIP, the EU-US treaty that threatens to undermine our democracy, our jobs and our public services for ever, Al Jazeera hosted a live debate in its Washington DC studio to explore exactly what is at risk.
Hearings blunder offers glimpse into Juncker’s working methods
The European Parliament’s hearing of incoming Swedish trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom was supposed to be a no-brainer. Instead, it came to a vote.
Occupy democracy: 17-26 Oct - NO TTIP
Occupy Democracy is organising a time limited occupation from the 17th - 26th October to debate the flaws in the UK’s democracy, such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
EAC countries under pressure to sign Economic Partnership Agreements
East Africa is under pressure to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement with Europe by the end of September. NTV reports.
Economist Jeffrey Sachs says NO to TPP and TAFTA trade deals
Jeffrey Sachs, world-renowned professor of economics, lays out five reasons why the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement should not be passed or ratified.
US-EAC trade pact: Players fear East Africa could get raw deal
With the East African Community under pressure to sign the Economic Partnership agreement with Europe, pressure is emerging from elsewhere: the US. Civil society warn of the dangers.
TTIP - Debate: European goals and fears
"Multilateral negotiations on the WTO level should be the norm, but at the moment this TTIP will actually set world standards and the rest has to follow," says Olaf Böhnke of the European Council on Foreign Affairs
Chlorine chicken: No thank you
There’s strong criticism of the planned free trade agreement TTIP. Europe’s organic farming sector is especially skeptical. Deutsche Welle reports.
New World Trade Order? Fighting TPP and TTIP/TAFTA
At the Left Forum 2014, one of the RLS-NYC panels discussed the trade agreements that are currently being negotiated: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP, or TAFTA).
’Too many’ Asian free trade agreements survey finds
A survey of Asian businesses by HSBC has found that there are too many free trade agreements and they are too complicated.
SADC signs EPA with EU
Countries in the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) have signed the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union.
The secret deal that threatens NHS
People’s NHS sent Paul Giles, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, to Brussels to learn how TTIP would affect the UK’s National Health Service. What could possibly have gone wrong.
European Citizens’ Initiative demands: Stop negotiations for TTIP and CETA
Today, the 47th European Citizens’ Initiative has brought forward a motion for registration asking the EU Commission to recommend to the EU Council of Ministers to repeal the negotiating mandate for the Trade Investor Partnership (TTIP) and not to conclude the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) either.