Nestle gives IAAF the boot over ‘image’ fears
Friday 12th Feb 2016
posted by James Rodie in Sport
War on Want calls for end to murky world of floating armouries
Thursday 4th Feb 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
THE United States, Canada and 10 other Pacific Rim countries agreed to the terms of the pro-big business TPP trade pact yesterday.
The final draft of the Transpacific Partnership was agreed after weekend talks in the US city of Atlanta.
The deal has been criticised for the...
Tuesday 6th Oct 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
SOCIAL democrat MEPs split over a vote on the secretive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on Wednesday.
The European Parliament voted by 436 to 241 in favour of a motion on establishing a corporate court to deal with the controversial Investor-State Dispute...
Friday 10th Jul 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
THREE British arms factories owned by subsidiaries of Israel’s Elbit Systems were closed down yesterday as hundreds of pro-Palestinian campaigners occupied the Staffordshire and Kent sites.
On the first anniversary of the 2014 Gaza attacks, activists and local residents took over...
Tuesday 7th Jul 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
by James Tweedie
BANGLADESHI police charged 42 people with murder yesterday over the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster which killed 1,137 people.
Among them were Sohel Rana, the owner of the building which collapsed, his parents, the owners of five clothing factories with...
Tuesday 2nd Jun 2015
Charity War on Want calls left-right compromise ‘a betrayal of Europe’s workers’
Friday 29th May 2015
CAMPAIGNERS marched through a London fashion district last night as they named and shamed high street brands involved in a Bangladeshi garment factory collapse in 2012.
Fair trade groups Labour Behind the Label and War on Want led a sartorial mob from outside fashion magazine Vogue...
Friday 24th Apr 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
DEMOCRACY campaigners will hold protests across the world today against the TTIP deregulation deal being negotiated in secret by the US and EU.
Dozens of demonstrations against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) are planned in Britain alone, with a “day of...
Saturday 18th Apr 2015
posted by Ben Chacko in Britain
On the global day of action against free trade deals, MARK DEARN explains how TTIP and its ilk represent a terrifying shift of power away from us and into corporate hands
posted by Morning Star in Features