CAMPAIGNERS claimed a victory in the battle to block the “toxic” trade deal with Canada yesterday after a climbdown by the European Commission over its plan to impose it on member states.
The Star reported on Tuesday how the Commission had claimed the Comprehensive...
Wednesday 6th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Campaigners warn EU might try to railroad through deal
Tuesday 5th Jul 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Activists claim Canada-EU trade deal could sideline Parliament
Thursday 26th May 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
by Guy Taylor
Monday 11th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Susan George paints a desolate picture of the spreading iniquity caused by corporate bullying of sovereign governments – and even the UN – to the detriment of all, writes Tony Grace
Saturday 9th Jan 2016
Britain, the US and EU are determined to gobble up emerging markets by putting huge trade deals back on the menu at upcoming talks, writes POLLY JONES
Tuesday 15th Dec 2015
Superficial changes to the investor-state dispute settlement will do little to protect our services from private claws, writes ADRIAN WEIR
Saturday 17th Oct 2015
THE European Commission tried to put a new gloss on an unpopular trade deal yesterday with a second rejig of pro-capitalist dispute mechanisms.
EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom unveiled the latest proposals for the controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)...
Thursday 17th Sep 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady will call time on “zombie trade deals” in Brussels today.
Addressing the European Commission Trade Policy Day, Ms O’Grady will call for the European Parliament, and national parliaments such as Westminster, to reject trade...
Tuesday 23rd Jun 2015
WORKERS must resist the new wave of global trade deals “with all our might” or risk irreversible damage to the power of labour, a Canadian union leader told Unison delegates yesterday.
Canadian Union of Public Employees president Paul Moist said deals such as the...
Friday 19th Jun 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain