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PROTECT HUMAN – NOT CORPORATE RIGHTS

By Melanie Strickland  for New Internationalist
Published December 10th 2013
Melanie Strickland is a solicitor and member of Occupy Law UK.

Free trade agreements allow powerful interests to assert their rights ahead of fundamental human rights.

Today, 10 December, has been recognized as Human Rights day since 1950. The day marks the adoption of the[...]

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TPP LEAK: US BABIES FOLLOWING BATHWATER DOWN THE DRAIN

By Richard Chirgwin for The Register,
10th December 2013
America has overplayed its hand
Updated: Singapore talks flopped America is pushing too hard on too many fronts in the Trans Pacific Partnership treaty negotiations, making it unlikely the treaty will be finalised this year, according to a new round of leaked documents from the recent[...]

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U.S. Continues to Threaten Affordable Drug Lifeline for Millions

PRESS RELEASE FROM DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS

Affordable Medicines Under Attack for Millions of Poor People Affected by Trans-Pacific Trade Deal
NEW YORK/SINGAPORE, DECEMBER 6, 2013—As trade ministers for countries negotiating the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement convene in Singapore this weekend for high level talks aimed at securing a deal by year’s end, the international[...]

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PETITIONS TO SIGN: STOP TTIP/TAFTA & THE TPP.

People have cautioned against petition fatigue, but please consider adding your name to the petitions below. European Union MPs need to know that they are acting on behalf of the wants and needs of millions of Europeans and petitions are currently one of the easiest ways to communicate with them en masse.

 
Sign the[...]

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROVISIONS IN TPP (GOOD INDICATORS OF WHAT WILL BE TTIP)

Intellectual property provisions in TPP (which is a good indicator of what will be in TTIP)
TPP leaked IP chapter summary (13 Nov 2013)
From: https://wikileaks.org/tpp/
Prepared by MS

Note: This is a summary of the IP chapter made available by Wikileaks. TPP (or ‘Trans-Pacific Partnership’ is not the same as TTIP which is between[...]

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