I heard about the Jarrow March for the NHS and wanted to join, but real life interfered and I could not get the time off work. I jumped at the chance to meet them on the last day of their march from Edmonton Green to Trafalgar Square. Alot easier at 9.3 miles, rather[...]
Posts Tagged ‘OccupyTTIP’
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[...]
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[...]
Why is the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) a bad deal? Crossposted from the Touchstone Blog, 28 Apr 2014, by Rosa Pavanelli
The Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) is being negotiated in secret to make it easier for big multinational companies to take over the vital public services, such as health care and education, which[...]
Agenda GA Planning
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]