The European Parliament opens its doors to the agreement between the financial elite

The vote was suspended last month due to fears of a parliamentary resolution that would clash with the interests of the European Commission. On 8 July 2015, the large coalition formed by the European conservative and socialist parties gave the green light to negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the United States and the European Union, and therefore also the inclusion of the controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) Read more...

An 8m-high Trojan horse visits Palma to protest the TTIP

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Photos of the giant Trojan horse in Palma to oppose the TTIP (20 June 2015)

Amics de la Terra and the platform NoalTTIP Mallorca joined forces to bring to Palma the Trojan Pact Tour, which is visiting various European cities. Take a look at the photos of the big demonstration we held. We collected more than 500 signatures to stop the TTIP and told lots of people about the negotiations and the pacts. We performed four talks, a performance and a concert. Take a look at a video of the demonstration. The Trojan horse has now continued on its tour of Europe. Read more...

What is the “TTIP”? How is it going to affect us?

It is the “Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership”. It is a new model of free trade agreement which is being negotiated between the European Union (EU) and the United States of America (USA), since June of 2013, with the intention of creating the world’s biggest free trade area. The USA and the European Union are losing economic and political power. Other countries, especially China, are ousting them as bigger economies and direct foreign investment dealers. Therefore, the TTIP Read more...

Cyberaction: the European Parliament must take a stance on the TTIP

Throughout the coming weeks, the European Parliament will decide its position on the TTIP, which is being negotiated right now. One of the pact's most controversial aspects is the investor-state-dispute settlement (ISDS) system. This gives privileges to big firms, which could lodge complaints against states if they think their private interests may be damaged by a political decision or a legislation change. Together, the ISDS and the TTIP are unacceptable from a democratic point of view, Read more...
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