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1000 AT THE TTIP PROTEST BUT RESERVED MAIN STREAM MEDIA COVERAGE

The UK day of action saw 15 protests in major cities in the UK united against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), on Sunday July 12th 2014. In London 1000 people gathered outside the Business Innovations Services (BIS) at 1 Victoria street.

 

 
TTIP is the largest free trade agreement ever negotiated and[...]

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No TTIP TOUR – PANELISTS FROM GERMANY, UK & USA DISCUSS TTIP IN LONDON 11th JULY 2014

 
 
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) threatens to be the greatest transfer of power to transnational capital in a generation.
 
Below is the live streamed footage of the event that War on Want, UNISON, WDM amongst others, funded by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, held to educate and mobilise the public against[...]

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Who Lobbies The Most on TTIP?

Cross Posted from the Corporate Europe Observatory
by Pia Eberhardt.
Do you wonder which businesses are pushing most for the proposed EU-US trade deal TTIP? Or where they come from? And who has most access to EU negotiators? CEO’s at-a-glance info-graphics shine a light on the corporate lobby behind the TTIP talks.
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TTIP Explained In English, French, German, Greek, Italian and Spanish!

A COMPREHENSIVE EXPLANATION OF TTIP BY JOHN HILARY FROM WAR ON WANT (FUNDED BY THE ROSA LUXEMBURG)
TTIP in ENGLISH
TTIP in FRENCH
TTIP in GERMAN
TTIP in GREEK
TTIP in ITALIAN
TTIP in SPANISH[...]

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Investigating Companies: A Do-It-Yourself Handbook.

 
Crossposted from Corporate Watch
Do-It-Yourself
Welcome to the online version of Investigating Companies: A Do-It-Yourself Handbook. The more you know about companies that are messing you around, the more effective your challenge against them can be. This handbook is designed to help you find the information you need. The focus is on UK companies[...]

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Homesick.The Point of Current Housing Policy is to Sustain a System Built on Injustice.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 3rd June 2013
There is no shortage of explanations, and no shortage of solutions. But the problem that lies behind our multiple housing crises is simple and obvious. It is, at root, a failure to tax.
Another record tumbled last week. In April, we discovered, house prices in[...]

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European Commissioners and Activists Debate TTIP in Brussels March 2014

Although this video is 2 months old now, it is a fascinating debate on the volumnous Trans-Atlantic Trade Investment Partnership.

On the 12th July 2014 in Trafalagar Square there will be a National Day of Action in London by the TTIP OVER campaign. Stay tuned for more info. – Polly Tikkle.
Further text from You[...]

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EDGE FUND NEWS

This is the newsletter from EDGE FUND.

Our review process is now coming to an end, with a final meeting to tie up loose ends next month. As part of our aim to get more members and applicants from outside London, we’ve started holding meetings in Manchester and on 14 June have a members’ meeting[...]

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Proud of the NHS? Then fight for it!

Crossposted from CounterFire
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 18:45
Written by Bronwen Handyside
Bronwen Handyside, of Keep our NHS Public and Unite, looks at what’s happening to our NHS and how we protect one of Britain’s most cherished treasures from big business

Fight for our NHS
“THE NHS has provided what no other country in[...]

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