The transatlantic trade deal TTIP may be dead, but something even worse is coming
‘TTIP appears to be dead. People power wins. For now.’ The transatlantic trade deal TTIP may be dead, but something even worse is coming, by George Monbiot in the Guardian, 6 Sept 2016; Governments and corporate lobbyists keep inventing new ways to embed privatisation and circumvent democracy – in this case, the Canada-EU deal
Environmental groups on Thursday sent an open letter to President Barack Obama warning him that the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) threatens to upend his climate legacy.
Good News for the People of Europe: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Is Dead. Negotiations have Failed. - http://www.therussophile.org/good-news-for-the-people-of-europe-the-transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership-ttip-is-dead-negotiations-have-failed.html/
A Secret Trade Deal So Outrageous That Congress Isn't Even Allowed To Talk About It Publicly
"One part of the TPP that shows why negotiators want to minimize public awareness of the agreement consists of provisions giving corporations the right – as is the case under the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) – to directly sue governments for regulations that infringe upon their profits or potential profits." http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/19/trans-pacific-partnership-corporate-usurp-congress
What is TTIP? And six reasons why the answer should scare you
Have you heard about TTIP? If your answer is no, don’t get too worried; you’re not meant to have. The trade negotiations are an assault on democracy. I would vote against them except… hang on a minute, I can’t http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/what-is-ttip-and-six-reasons-why-the-answer-should-scare-you-9779688.html