JUDGES have stamped on a European Commission attempt to shut down debate over two toxic international trade deals which could wreck public services across the European Union.
The EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and...
Friday 12th May 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
For now, it seems, the corporate land grabs dressed up as ‘free trade deals’ are on the back foot. But, says ADRIAN WEIR, this is no time to relax. The corporations are regrouping
Thursday 30th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
DELEGATES at the Scottish Labour conference have voted overwhelmingly to oppose antidemocratic trade deal Ceta because it will “increase inequality and give increasing powers to big business.”
Moving the motion, Unison delegate Angela Feeney warned that the pact between the...
Monday 27th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Hugely unpopular EU-Canada trade deal clears big hurdle
Thursday 16th Feb 2017
By Guy Taylor
Wednesday 15th Feb 2017
EURO MPs are due to vote on a toxic trade deal with Canada tomorrow that could see Britain subject to corporate courts decades after it leaves the EU.
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Ceta) — cousin to proposed EU-US deal TTIP — hands power to transnational...
Tuesday 14th Feb 2017
Activists demand a Commons debate on shady free trade deal
Tuesday 7th Feb 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
THE government was accused yesterday of denying MPs a debate on a widely criticised international trade deal that would let corporations take over Britain’s public services.
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Ceta) between the EU and Canada contains provisions...
Monday 6th Feb 2017
by Felicity Collier
EURO MPs are meeting today to decide whether the secretive EU-Canada free trade deal can be justified on environmental grounds.
Belgian Green MEP Bart Staes has produced a draft report recommending that the environment, public health and food...
Thursday 12th Jan 2017
ACTIVISTS demonstrated in London against Ceta, the “toxic” trade deal between the European Union and Canada.
They staged a protest on Tuesday night outside the London offices of Gabriel Resources, a Canadian mining company.
The firm is using an existing trade deal...
Thursday 1st Dec 2016