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Nika Knight – TTIP 2.0? New Leak Exposes Threats of Lesser-Known TISA Trade Deal

Greenpeace Netherlands exposed the threats to democracy and climate action contained within the little-known Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) on Tuesday with new leaks divulging several chapters of the clandestine global trade agreement. “It’s a sad day for democracy when ordinary people are dependent on leaks to learn about the far-reaching consequences of toxic trade deals that are being cooked up behind closed doors,” said Nick …

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TISA: New Trade Deal Could Be Even Greater Threat to Public Services Than TTIP

• Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) could lock in privatisation and increase ability of big business to call the shots on health, education and basic utilities • Rights of some migrant workers could regress to system similar to Saudi Arabia and Qatar • UK likely to emulate Norway signing up as individual nation post-Brexit A global trade deal currently being negotiated in secret …

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Fast-track Hands the Money Monopoly to Private Banks — Permanently – ELLEN BROWN

It is well enough that the people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.                                                          …

Privatization Has Been A Colossal Flop – Allen J Frances M.D.

Let’s get this straight. I am a penny pincher, who hates waste and wants a lean and efficient government. But, that said, we have to face the fact that our massive  privatization of what once were government functions has been a failure. There are some public services that get really loused up when done privately and for profit. This is a classic …