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What’s Wrong With TTIP?

Pictured: Campaigners against TTIP make their point loud and clear at a demonstration at the Central Bank | Photo credit: Monica Manzzi Barry Finnegan from the TTIP Information Network takes a look at the trade deal. No one is against recognising each other’s standards for car airbags and indicators; the same goes for medical devices related to insulin, stints and the like. So let’s make

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1.3 Million Signed The Petition Against TTIP – Where Next?

Pictured: Global Justice Now carried out some street theater in Brighton to highlight the power dynamics of TTIP in July of last year.  Recent weeks have seen important developments for both supporters and opponents of TTIP. In early October the seventh round of TTIP negotiations drew to a close in Washington. A member of the Comhlámh Trade Justice Group talks about where the movement is going. This round focused

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Mark Cumming Looks Back At The Year Just Gone And What’s Ahead For 2015.

Infographic: Click for full scale version or download here. How do you review a year? One way is to look through the ‘numbers’ and the attached info-graphic highlights some of the vibe off Comhlámh in the last year. While numbers give one insight, it’s not the full story. Mark Cumming, the head of Comhlámh looks back and talks about the year ahead. Another way would

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Trade Unionists Gather To Discuss TTIP.

Pictured: Barry Finnegan speaking at our #FirstWedsDebate on TTIP. He also spoke at the seminar in the Unite Hall. On the afternoon of Wednesdsay December 10th, International Human Rights Day, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions had a seminar on TTIP in the UNITE Hall on Abbey Street, Dublin. Jennifer Fay headed along and filed this report for Comhlámh. Because I was busy being civilly

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The #FirstWedsDebates Return To Look At The TTIP Deal.

Pictured is a protest against TTIP and CETA in Berlin. Foto by Jakob Huber/ECI Stop TTIP! Our #FirstWedsDebates series returns next Wednesday November 5th to look at the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Same as last time, the venue is the Twisted Pepper on Abbey St and we’ll be kicking off from 7pm. TTIP will drive renewal in Europe by supporting renewed growth rates of 1.5%

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Mark Cumming Addresses The Peoples’ Movement.

Last Friday, Mark Cumming shared a platform with other NGOs, unions and political representatives to share Comhlámh’s concerns about the TTIP If I told you that the government could be sued for changing the law on what chemicals are allowed in the processing or preservation of food, you would laugh at me! How could this happen? Surely any government can legislate for changing and

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Just The TTIP?

In Focus94 Raémann Trádáil of the Comhlámh Trade Justice Group took a look at the new trade agreement being negotiated between the US and EU. What’s that coming over the hill? Is it a monster, IS IT A MONSTER? as The Automatic once sang. They might well have been talking about the new trade agreement being negotiated between the US and EU – “TTIP”,

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