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Unpacking the Efford Bill Con Trick, by Dr. Lucy Reynolds – Livestream

  
  
  
Crossposted from The Efford Bill – A Trojan Horse?
Research fellow and National Health Action Party member Dr Lucy Reynolds provides her analysis of the controversial Efford Bill.

Summary:

We need to unravel its competition law mechanisms to understand how passage of the Efford will allow monopoly takeover of NHS commissioning by[…]

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Fighting TTIP

By Melanie Strickland
Crossposted from No Dash For Gas
As a network committed to participatory democracy, environmental and social justice, Reclaim the Power is naturally opposed to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP. TTIP is a free trade agreement between the US and the EU, currently being negotiated on our behalf by the[…]

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NoTTIPers in the London School of Economics Pro TTIP talk – Livestream Audio

Occupiers paid a little visit to the pro TTIP talk at the London School of Economics on Monday October 13th.
Question and Answer Time

The Talk

The Event was advertised as such:
Date: Monday 13 October 2014
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: HE Sylvie Bermann, Pascal Lamy, Sir Peter Ricketts,[…]

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Europe Wide Day of Action Against TTIP 11th October

Over 400 actions  in 22 different countries took place on 11th October: The Europe Wide Day of Action Against TTIP. Over 1000 protest in London, Parliament Square.

By Inka Stafrace
Information about the planned actions was illustrated wonderfully on the Stop-TTIP-CETA-TiSA website which promptly crashed on the 10th of October due to an overwhelming amount[…]

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Livestream: TTIP Public Meeting: Regulatory Harmonisation

TTIP: The ‘harmonisation’ of regulation for the benefit of corporations
Negotiated in secret and widely opposed by civil society and community groups, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) calls for the ‘harmonisation’ of regulations between the United States and the E.U. Internet privacy and safety and environmental regulations in all areas are expected to[…]

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NAOMI KLEIN: TTIP & FRACKING : OCTOBER 11th

Naomi Klein supported both actions on October 11th: The Global Frackdown Day and the European Day of Action Against TTIP, at her fantastic, life affirming (for activists at any rate!) talk last night.
Naomi plugged these actions at the very end of her talk and did not quite get the chance (maybe she was unaware)[…]

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NoTTIP EUROPEAN DAY OF ACTION OCTOBER 11th

The European Day of Action will come in various forms with many tentacles and is advertised on a variety of  platforms.
The time is approaching fast.
Europe is collectively saying :
HANDS OFF OUR DEMOCRACY , HANDS OF OUR FOOD STANDARDS, HANDS OFF OUR ENVIRONMENT, HANDS OFF OUR NHS
Whose hands?
CORPORATE HANDS!!
So let[…]

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Business Europe Press Debate On TTIP: Videos and Summary

Business Europe Press Debate On TTIP: Videos and Summary

Residence Palace, Brussels
Why does TTIP matter for European business? How can it lead to the establishment of world-class rules and standards? This was the main topic of the press debate organised by BUSINESSEUROPE on 23 September 2014, offering European journalists to engage with representatives from[…]

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European Commission Faces Court Challenge Over Trade Talks

Crossposted from Stop-TTIP.org

Alliance to launch self-organised Citizens’ Initiative on TTIP and CETA
Stop TTIP, an alliance counting over 240 organisations from across Europe, today announced that it would be appealing to the European Court of Justice against the European Commission’s rejection of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) on TTIP and CETA – the trade[…]

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