TTIP Resources

You can use the resources to the right to get up to date on TTIP. This earlier reply to Vince Cable from our Executive Director, John Hilary, is also a good introduction.

If you'd like more detail, then see our futher reading list below, or our collection of TTIP videos.

Further Reading

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): A charter for deregulation, an attack on jobs, an end to democracy (Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, 2015 update; in many European languages) 
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A Transatlantic Agreement, but at what cost to SMEs? (Veblen Institute, 2015)
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The Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: European Disintegration, Unemployment and Instability (Tufts University, 2014)
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Relevant Legislative Areas of the EU-US Trade and Investment Partnership Negotiations (TTIP) (European Parliament, 2014)
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A Brave New Transatlantic Partnership: the social and environmental consequences of the proposed EU-US trade deal (CEO, 2013)
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A transatlantic corporate bill of rights: investor privileges in EU-US trade deal threaten public interest (CEO, 2013)
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The Transatlantic Colossus: Global Contributions to Broaden the Debate on the EU-US Free Trade Agreement (Berlin Forum on Global Politics, 2014)
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The Future of EU-US Relations: Political and Economic Reflections on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Agreement (FEPS, 2014)
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The corporate invasion (Le Monde Diplomatique, 2013)
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In January 2015, the European Commission published a number of its proposals for the TTIP negotiations, plus some more of their explanatory documents. These are online here:
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Latest news

BDS is a legitimate means of protest against human rights abuse, says War on Want

14 December 2017 - 12:15pm

Campaigning for BDS is a legitimate means of protest, a fact that has been affirmed time and time again by bodies such as the European Union. It’s effectiveness is one of the main reasons why there is an organised campaign led by the Israeli government to shut it down. Students have every right to use their democratic rights to organise and exercise freedom of expression, and should be applauded for calling out violations of international law and human rights abuse.

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Was it too much to expect the WTO to deliver for women?

14 December 2017 - 12:00pm

Argentina, host for this week’s World Trade Organisation, welcomed hundreds of government representatives to Buenos Aires to negotiate the rules of the global trade in goods, services and ecommerce. Lagging far behind other international fora, the WTO made attempts to draw attention to the impact of trade on gender equality, and correspondingly the impact women’s economic productivity can have on trade.

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