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Leaked Document: The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is a “Corporate Power Grab”

Leaked document shows Cameron sidelining UK parliament on Controversial EU Trade deal with Canada

A set of notes that were allegedly made during the EU Foreign Affairs/Trade-Council on 13 May in Brussels, appears to show the UK aggressively pushing for a controversial trade between the EU and Canada to be implemented before the UK parliament would have a chance to vote on the issue. 1,861 more words

Economic Report

Self-censorship – coming to a laptop near you

By Graham Vanbergen | True Publica

In our article “Britain Moves From Democracy to Authoritarian State in Pernicious Veil of Secrecy” written back in September we described how in little more than a decade the state has gone from an open society with mainly democratic principles to one that is starting to resemble an authoritarian state. 1,306 more words

Big Brother

Freihandel in Baden-Württemberg

Das Thema Freihandel hatten wir ja schon länger nicht mehr dahier. Dem baden-württembergischen Ministerpräsidenten droht jetzt tatsächlich CETA vor die Füße zu fallen. Ein Gutachten, das Kretschmanns eigenes Haus in Auftrag gegeben hat, bestätigt, dass CETA eine der entscheidenden Bedingung verletzt, unter der die grün-schwarze Koalition dem Abkommen im Bundesrat zustimmen wollte. 317 more words

Notiz

Tratados de comércio livre para lixar (ainda mais) o planeta

O TTIP (Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) é um acordo entre a União Europeia e os Estados Unidos que visa uniformizar as regras de acesso a ambos os mercados, protegendo os interesses económico-financeiros das grandes corporações a todo o custo e colocando-os acima dos direitos das pessoas e do planeta. 435 more words

A Mesma Luta

Belgium ambassador talks up Canada-EU trade deal to local businesses

Windsor and Essex County’s automotive and agri-business sectors are among Canadian sectors poised to benefit once the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement goes into effect, likely, next year, Raoul Delcorde, Belgium’s ambassador to Canada, said Thursday. 523 more words

Local Business

What do the Greenpeace TTIP-leaks actually tell us?

By Melle Scholten, MA student of International Relations in Groningen, having previously completed a BA in European Studies in Maastricht. 

Without a whole lot of publicity, Greenpeace released 248 pages of confidential TTIP-negotiation documents this week… 1,288 more words

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