Monthly Archives: April 2014

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – The European Commission Consultation

As promised in my previous blog on TTIP, here’s some information about how you can respond to the European Commission consultation on TTIP. European Commission Consultations – what are they for? I could be cynical about this: the European Commission … Continue reading

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Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – who will defend the common good

I posted on the subject of the TTIP a little while ago, trying to explain why this is such a dangerous treaty in the making. Because I am concerned about this issue, I wrote to the people who are standing … Continue reading

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Equality and Mutual Respect

Today’s Daily Telegraph has a very worrying article as one of the headline. I read this paper on line, principally because I think it is important to read news coverage and comment from sources I don’t agree with normally. So … Continue reading

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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – should you be worried?

The TTIP is a treaty being negotiated between the European Union and the United States. It is essentially about free trade or further trade liberalisation between these two economies. It is about reducing so-called barriers to trade between them. So … Continue reading

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