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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"Lift the Ban" on Asylum Seekers Working

17 October 2018 - 11:45am

War on Want is a part of a coalition of organisations calling on the government to "Lift the Ban" on people seeking asylum working. 

Currently, people seeking asylum in the UK are effectively banned from working, which means they are dependent on asylum support whilst they wait for a decision on their asylum claim. People seeking asylum are given just £5.39 per day to meet all their essential living costs, including food, clothing, toiletries and transport and often the cost of their asylum application.

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Indigenous Colombians threatened with death for opposition to mega-mining project as defenders visit UK

16 October 2018 - 11:00am

“Death to all these scum”: threats made by far-right paramilitaries promise to “clean” the region of indigenous Wayúu campaigning against mega-mining projects by UK-listed companies in their ancestral lands. Threats arrive just days before a week of action launches in London to highlight the issue. Delegates have arrived from the United States, Brazil, Chile and Colombia, including Wayúu community leader, Misael Socarras Ipuana.

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