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.
We need to unravel its competition law mechanisms to understand how passage of the Efford will allow monopoly takeover of NHS commissioning by a[...]
Posts Tagged ‘StopTTIP’
By Inka Stafrace and Obi Live
October 11th 2014.
If you believe in astrology you should definitely find something happening in the stars for October 11th 2014. If not…well maybe you should ditch astrology! October 11th 2014 was the Global Frackdown Action Day and the European Day of Action for TTIP. Activists uniting globally[...]
By Inka Stafrace
A bitter blow to all of activists and campaigners against the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) was served on Wednesday the 10th September, as the European Commission rejected the European Citizens Initiative (ECI) to stop TTIP and CETA from being further negotiated.
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[...]
Crossposted from Open Democracy
The TTIP trade treaty talks re-opened in Brussels last week. We should not be reassured by the convenient ‘leak’ of a private letter between key TTIP advocates claiming the treaty poses no threat to the NHS.
The NHS has become a key battleground for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment[...]Read more →
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[...]