PRITI PATEL has rightly come under fire for suggesting Britain’s international aid budget could be redirected to grease the wheels of free trade agreements.
As her Labour opposite number Kate Osamor points out, this reflects Patel’s true blue addiction to discredited free...
Wednesday 26th Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
HUNDREDS of people protested in the streets of Warsaw at the weekend against free-trade agreements that the European Union is pursuing with the US and Canada.
A rally organised by non-governmental group Akcja Democracja, with backing from trade unions and several small opposition...
Monday 17th Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
The left has been so focused on fighting big business free trade deals that it hasn’t had a chance to draw up a positive alternative, something which Nick Dearden says is urgently needed
Friday 30th Sep 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
by Our Foreign Desk
OPPONENTS of the TTIP and CETA free trade deals between the US, Canada and the European Union paraded through seven German cities at the weekend.
More than 100,000 demonstrators in total took to the streets of Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt,...
Monday 19th Sep 2016
The nefarious Canada-EU trade deal is a danger to our democracies and the backdoor for TTIP, writes NICK DEARDEN
Thursday 18th Aug 2016
by Adrian Weir
Tuesday 26th Jul 2016
PUBLIC-SECTOR unions urged MEPs yesterday to throw out the latest incarnation of anti-democratic corporate courts written into international trade deals.
The Public Services International (PSI) said that the investment court system in toxic EU-US trade deal TTIP would undermine...
Wednesday 6th Jul 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
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...
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
Campaigners warn Brexit hasn’t killed off threat of hated trade deal
Saturday 2nd Jul 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain