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 this TTIP last night at Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9BD.
The speakers included:
John Hilary – Executive Director of War on Want (Master of Ceremonies)
Nick Crook – International Officer on TTIP for UNISON
Melinda St Louis – International Campaigns Director Global Watch Trade of Public Citizen from the USA
Ulrike Hermann – Author of the new TTIP briefing ‘Free Trade: Project of the Powerful’
Polly Jones – Head of Policy and Campaigns of World Development Movement
Topics covered included but were not limited to:
The secrecy of the TTIP negotiations.
The difference between a ‘positive’ list and ‘negative’ list of public services to be included in TTIP by Nick Crook.
The precautionary principle (EU) vs the scientific model (US) by Urlick Hermann.
“Trade irritants” and “factory-less products” by Melida St Louis.
Livestream is divided by speaker
Livestream via Vicaolsx: http://bambuser.com/channel/Vicaolsx
REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE LUXEMBURG FOUNDATION
JOHN HILARY (LONDON) INTRODUCTION TO TTIP
NICK CROOK – LONDON
MELINDA ST LOUIS – (USA)
URLIKE HERMANN – AUTHOR (GERMANY)
POLLY JONES (LONDON)