TTIP debate at SOAS - free podcast!

13 January 2016 - 3:45pm
News

War on Want took part in an exciting debate this week on TTIP, the secretly negotiated EU-US trade deal.

The debate, entitled "Sovereignty, Deregulation & Citizen Rights: TTIP and the new neoliberal order", was held at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and was organised by Students Against TTIP UK and SOAS International Relations Society.

BBC Economics Correspondent Andrew Walker chaired, with War on Want trade campaigner Mark Dearn joining Leader of the Green Party, Natalie Bennett, Dennis Novy, Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Warwick and specialist adviser on TTIP to the House of Lords, and Emanuel Adam, Head of Policy and Trade at British American Business, on the panel.

Click below to listen to the debate in full.

 

Latest news

H&M’s offensive advert is just one thread in the rotten fabric of a deeply racist industry

15 January 2018 - 5:15pm

Written by Thulsi Narayanasamy & Marienna Pope-Weidemann for Open Democracy

 

Will those angered by the H&M advert also support the fightback by the brave and resilient women of colour who produce H&M's clothes for poverty wages?

Read more

Forgetting Marikana: What does Ramaphosa’s rise mean for poor South Africans?

15 January 2018 - 5:00pm

Written by Saranel Benjamin for African Arguments

As director of Lonmin, the multi-millionaire saw miners striking for a living wage as criminals.

 

Read more

Join the conversation

Calling out the H&M advert isn't enough. This is just one thread in the rotten fabric of a deeply #racist industry… https://t.co/VCw2W7qXjG 16 hours 22 min ago
#Carillion accrued massive debts & secretly protected millions in top-boss bonuses while its Chairman advised the P… https://t.co/2Y7yhp1GVp 18 hours 32 min ago
16-year old #AhedTamimi’s detention extended again! Tamimi is one of over 300 Palestinian children held in detentio… https://t.co/2hf7i51BCL 19 hours 39 min ago