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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23 February 2018 - 4:15pm
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20 February 2018 - 11:30am

Speaking ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on the ‘Pimlico Plumbers’ Gig Economy Case, Owen Espley Labour Rights campaigner at War on Want said:

“The supreme court case must confirm what many courts have already decided, that claiming these workers were self-employed is a ploy to dodge taxes and deny worker’s rights, such as holiday and sick pay.

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