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after the Leaks showed what it stands for, this can really be the End for TTIP - Independent: LINK ¤ INDEPENDENT

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  • "after the documents showed what it stands for - this can really be the end for TTIP !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "TTIP would have granted US investors the right to sue for loss of profits - in their own corporate court system !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the leak of the TTIP text comes at a time when senior politicians across Europe - have already begun to distance themselves !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "from the increasingly - toxic deal !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TTIP Talks are likely to stop, Officials say - Independent: LINK ¤ INDEPENDENT

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  • "talks over the hugely controversial "Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership" deal - TTIP !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "are about to fail - after France threatens to block the proposed deal !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "French officials say negotiations between the EU and US - are "likely to stop"  !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "amid significant - disagreements !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "President Hollande says he will "never accept" the deal - in its current guise !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "particularly in relation to farming - and culture !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "they would have been too friendly - to ( US ) business !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "France will never accept questioning essential principles - for agriculture, for culture !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "and for the reciprocity of access - to public procurement markets !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the French foreign trade minister, Matthias Fekl - says it is likely that the proposed deal is going to break down !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "and talks - be suspended !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "as France walks out of the deal, talks on the agreement between Europe and the US - almost certainly come to an end !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "it cannot be agreed without France - and even less so against France !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Trade Leaks - Greenpeace: LINK ¤ GREENPEACE

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  • "Greenpeace has released the - TTIP negotiation documents !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "to provide much needed transparency - and trigger an informed debate !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TTIP Leak could spell the End of controversial Trade Deal - Independent: LINK ¤ INDEPENDENT

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  • "documents shed unprecedented light - on the controversial deal !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the huge leak gives the first full insight into the negotiations - of the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "for instance, the papers show that the USA were looking to weaken - the EU’s "precautionary principle"  !"

 

 

 

 

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  • "that governs how potentially harmful products - are sold !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the precautionary principle can force a manufacturer to prove - the absence of danger from a product !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "it applies, for example - to genetically modified organisms, GMOs !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "( the USA had much weaker - regulation ! )"

 

 

 

 

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  • "if the EU made further changes to similar regulations - it would have to inform the US and corporations based there, according to the documents  !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Europe must not lessen the protections on the environment - consumer rights !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "and other positions that the EU affords - to its citizens !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TTIP Trade Talks - BBC: LINK ¤ B B C

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  • "TTIP would have harmonised regulations - across a huge range of business sectors !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "commercial arbitration courts would have been independent - of national courts !"

 

 

 

 

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  • "and could sue governments - under the WTO rules !"

 

 





 

 

 

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TTIP Documents revealed - Sueddeutsche: LINK ¤ SUEDDEUTSCHE

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  • "the documents further reveal that the USA had blocked - the urgent European call !"

 

 

 

 

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  • "to replace the controversial private arbitration tribunals - responsible for corporative lawsuits !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the papers allowed for a deep insight - into the tactics of the USA !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "it is really quite interesting to see - the demands the USA had made !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the EU bans products such as hormone-treated meat, or genetically modified food - as a precautionary measure !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "if only the slightest hint of risk - emerges !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "whereas the USA only baned them - if people had already been harmed - as a result of consuming said products !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "while the EU stresses its right to legislative self-determination - in the documents !!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the USA wanted to severely curtail the scope - of European legislators !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "one example was the demand formulated by the USA - that each party shall maintain procedures !"

 

 

 

 

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  • "that promote the consideration of the following factors - when conducting a regulatory impact assessment for a regulation !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "namely, this would have meant that the EU was supposed to introduce - a process that would evaluate "the need for a proposed regulation"  !"

 

 

 

 

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  • "it would have severely complicated legislation - in consumer matters !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "in the EU, for example, the use of 1,308 various chemicals - in cosmetics is prohibited !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "in light of suspicions - that they may be carcinogenic !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the responsible US authority on the other hand - prohibited no more than exactly 11 substances !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 





 

 

 

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leaked TTIP Documents cast Doubt on EU-US Trade Deal - the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "the proposals of the USA included an obligation - on the EU !"

 

 

 

 

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  • "to inform its industries - of any planned regulations in advance !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and to allow them the same input - into the regulatory processes !"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the proposals of the USA included - a plethora of proposed technical working groups and committees !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "an internal note of negotiators said:  "the USA expressed - that it would have to consult !!!!!!!!!!!!""

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "with its chemical industry - on how to position itself !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

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Make Finance Work: LINK ¤ MAKE FINANCE WORK

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  • "Makefinancework is a group of non-government organisations - working together for a different financial system !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "and for the introduction of the Financial Transaction Tax - FTT !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the FTT is a small tax on the purchase / sale or transfer - of the four main financial asset classes:  !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "equities - bonds - foreign exchange - and derivatives !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "this tiny tax on bank transactions - raises hundreds of billions !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "a tax of 0.1% - takes US$ 300,000,000,000 out of the pockets of the bankers !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "for public services - to tackle poverty !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "and for the climate - at home, and around the world !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Finance Watch: LINK ¤ FINANCE WATCH

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  • "Finance Watch is a non-governmental organization - dedicated to making finance work for the good of society !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "for a sustainable financial system - that serves society !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "and is founded on investing - and not betting !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "against private interest lobbying - of financial companies !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "finance must serve - the real economy !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Global Witness: LINK ¤ GLOBAL WITNESS

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  • "natural resources must benefit - the country’s citizens !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "Global Witness seeks solutions to the "resource curse" - so that citizens !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "can get a fair share - of their country’s wealth !!!!!!"

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

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CEPR - Center for Economic and Policy Research: LINK ¤ CEPR

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  • "the CEPR promotes democratic debate - on the most important economic and social issues !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "that affect - people's lives !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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IATP - Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy: LINK ¤ IATP

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  • "the IATP is a non-profit research and advocacy organization - that promotes sustainable food, farm, and trade systems !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "to integrate sustainability throughout the food and farm system - from supporting farmers !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "and the environment - to securing universal access to healthy food !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "for a fair trade system - that supports locally based development !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "labor and human rights - and democratic institutions !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GPF - Global Policy Forum: LINK ¤ GLOBAL POLICY

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  • "the GPF promotes accountability of international organizations - such as the United Nations !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "and strengthen international law !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we promote accountability and citizen participation - in decisions on social justice !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "financing for development - tax justice - corporate accountability - and global governance !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Clean Clothes Campaign: LINK ¤ CLEAN CLOTHES

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  • "the CCC is the garment industry's largest alliance - of labour unions and non-governmental organizations !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the civil society campaign focuses on the improvement of working conditions - in the garment and sportswear industries !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "it has developed a "code of labour practices for the industry" - based on safe working requirements !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "set working hours - and right to a living wage !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Public Eye Awards: LINK ¤ PUBLIC EYE

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  • "the "Public Eye" effectively shines the spotlight - on civil society’s demand !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "for more transparent - socially sustainable !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "and environmentally just - economic policies and business practices !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

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UNCTAD
: LINK ¤ UNCTAD

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  • "UNCTAD is the United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and is the principal organ of the UN - dealing with trade, investment !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "and sustainable development !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "to maximize the development opportunities - of developing countries !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "and assist them in their efforts - to integrate on an equitable basis !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "to formulate policies relating to - all aspects of sustainable development !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "including aid, transport, finance - and technology !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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