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Europe’s people speak on corporate courts in TTIP: politicians must choose between them

26 Jul 2014, by in International

The European Commission’s ground-breaking consultation on an element of a bilateral trade agreement – on the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) element of the EU-US trade deal TTIP – has closed. It was ground-breaking because it was the first public consultation of its kind on generally secretive trade negotiations, but also because of the huge number…

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Deutsche Börse: More nonsense about a Robin Hood Tax

02 Jul 2014, by in International

Sometimes it’s deeply depressing reading the financial news. Not because the world economy’s going to hell in a hand basket, or because of the obscene bonuses and financial rewards handed out to people whose track record of failure would see a poorly-paid street sweeper sacked on the spot. No, it’s the mind-numbing illogicality of what…

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Why we’re backing Argentina against the vultures

29 Jun 2014, by in International

Last week TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady signed a public statement opposing the decision of a New York judge to force the democratic government of Argentina to put the private interests of a ‘vulture fund’ ahead of the public interest of millions of voters in one of Latin America’s growing number of countries committed to…

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