Agreements on TTIP, Tisa and a post-Brexit quickie in jeopardy
Wednesday 17th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
Closed-doors deal is a ‘threat to workers’ rights’
Saturday 13th May 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
Corporate-friendly treaties will scupper any plans to reduce climate change, say campaigners
Friday 4th Nov 2016
posted by Ben Chacko in Britain
Unions slam global privatisation drive
Saturday 15th Oct 2016
posted by Ben Chacko in World
by Adrian Weir
Tuesday 26th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
EURO MPs began debating the secretive and anti-democratic Trade in Services Agreement (Tisa) yesterday, ahead of a vote on Wednesday.
Tisa is being negotiated behind closed doors between 23 “partners” — one of which, the EU, dictates to 28 countries including...
Tuesday 2nd Feb 2016
SO, GERMAN MPs are finally to have access to documents relating to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
It’s a relief to know that, when the United States and European Union are negotiating an important trade deal, at least some elected representatives of...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
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
THE Swiss city of Zurich has voted to declare itself a Trade In Services Agreement (Tisa)-free zone, the Public Services International union federation reported yesterday.
A proposal to the Zurich Communal Council by the Green Party was passed by a large majority, potentially setting a...
Saturday 7th Nov 2015
GOVERNMENTS could be powerless to stop transnational corporations shunting workers across the globe without employment rights under secretive trade deal Tisa, the GMB congress heard yesterday.
The Trade in Services Agreement, the details of which were unveiled last week by WikiLeaks,...
Friday 12th Jun 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain