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TTIP – Federal Europe vs United States hissy fit

TTIP – Federal Europe vs United States hissy fit

The beginning of the end? Or so it seems. The bureaucrats are having difficulty ironing out who’ll be wearing the trousers, more specifically, provisions for the protection of EU citizens regarding dangerous products. There’s been a leak “…the US is looking strongly to change regulation in Europe to lessen the protections on the environment, consumer rights and other positions that the EU affords to its citizens.” Commentators claim these differences are “irreconcilable“. A death knell for the TTIP? Bear in…

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VOD: About TTIP – pros and cons

VOD: About TTIP – pros and cons

Two videos explaining the state-of-play regarding TTIP. Two videos… One for… One against… How corporate-speak is enlarging the benefits, only available to multi-national companies, at the detriment of local producers and non-multi-national business. Terminology of TTIP TTIP: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership CETA: Canada EU Trade Agreement TPP: Trans Pacific Partnership ISDS: Investor State Dispute Settlement EFF: Electric Frontier Foundation TiSA: Trade in Services Agreement Related articles TTIP : The Fleecing of a Nation. US Citizens sold out yet again…

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