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Dr. Marie-Louise Irvine: NHS, Privatisation & TTIP Threat. Livestream

Dr. Marie-Louise Irvine: NHS, Privatisation & TTIP Threat. Livestream
Dr. Marie-Louise Irvine is co-chair of the Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign and a candidate for the National Health Action Party, during the European Elections.
Here she talks about the NHS privatisation and the threat from the TTIP (Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), or EU_US Free Trade[…]

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Occupy London G.A. Saturday 7th June 2014. 3GA Model and TTIP

Agenda
1. The merits of the 3 GA model v. the classic GA model (or another model?).
2. TTIP: A presentation of the main issues, followed by breakout groups to discuss how Occupy London can best contribute to making the STOP TTIP day of action on 12th July a big success. To discuss 10 core[…]

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European Commissioners and Activists Debate TTIP in Brussels March 2014

From You Tube posting:
Transnational Institute, together with Friends of the Earth and the Seattle to Brussels Network, plus representatives of the European Parliament and Commission, consumers and citizen groups from both sides of the Atlantic, shared perspectives on the likely impacts of a deal on our environment.

The event coincided with the fourth round[…]

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What’s the secret? Closed door TTIP talks put environmental and public health safeguards at risk

What’s the secret? Closed door U.S.-EU trade talks put environmental and public health safeguards at risk – Crossposted from http://www.foe.org/news/news-releases/2014-05-closed-door-us-eu-trade-talks-put-safeguards-at-risk#sthash.5tw2VjyH.dpuf
Posted May. 19, 2014 / Posted by: Kate Colwell
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the United States and the European Union opened the fifth round of negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, which are[…]

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Finnish media ignores successful anti-TTIP demonstration

Finnish media ignores successful anti-TTIP demonstration – Crossposted from bilaterals.org: http://www.bilaterals.org/?finnish-media-ignores-successful#sthash.0WZo6hoi.dpuf
On Friday the 23rd of May 2014, some 1 000 people took to the streets in Helsinki (Finland) to demonstrate against the Trans Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations, demanding immediate suspension of the negotiations and opening of the mandate. The demonstration was[…]

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MEPs suspicious as Commission fails to respond to TTIP questions

 
Parliamentary questions left unanswered as European Elections get underway across Europe. Crossposted from Beware What Lies Beneath
Critical questions relating to the controversial TTIP negotiations posed by Green MEPs to the Commission have been left unanswered in recent months, despite it being a procedural requirement that urgent parliamentary questions must be answered within a[…]

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Euro Hustings: Take Back the Power on TTIP

Euro Hustings: Take Back the Power
North and East London World Development Movement have organised a hustings on 19 May focusing on TTIP and ISDS. Please come along and spread the word far and wide. Full details below, including Facebook event.
Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/655635101157740
Take Back the Power: Global Justice and the European Elections[…]

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How the US/EU Trade Agreement (TTIP) will Impact the Environment – StopTTIP

How the US/EU Trade Agreement (TTIP) will Impact the Environment – StopTTIP
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a corporate bill of rights. Corporations want to use it to sue governments for bans on fracking. Corporations want to drill thousands of fracking wells across the UK, which will lead to pollution of local[…]

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TTIP Explained: Video

TTIP Explained. Daily Pickings by Clive Menzies.
Glyn Moody’s keynote speech, in the first 20 minutes of this video, explains the implications of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions. He also shows that even the EU’s best estimate of the economic benefit of TTIP doesn’t amount[…]

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