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Artists Against TTIP


02 July 2015

When theatre director Carrie Cracknell heard about the threat the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) poses to us all, she decided to use her artistic connections to try and give TTIP the public scrutiny it deserves. If any trade deal needs public scrutiny and media exposure, it is TTIP.

In Defence of Greece: 6 Myths Busted

Greece may be forced to leave the Eurozone before the end of the week. As Syriza has been consistently represented in the mainstream media as an irresponsible and ideologically-driven leftist government, it is important to unpack the seemingly common sense arguments against Syriza.

Why I'm standing with Greece in Trafalgar Square this evening


29 June 2015

It’s all too easy, when you hear of markets in disarray and banks closing on the other side of the continent, to forget about the terrible human impacts of the crisis in Greece.

Latest news

This morning Edinburgh council unanimously passed a motion to express concern about the effects of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on local services, jobs, suppliers and democracy. The decision came shortly after Lewisham council unanimously passed a similar motion yesterday evening. 

Millions of pounds of UK aid money have been invested in a project in Tanzania which is destroying the livelihoods of smallholder farmers, driving them into debt and impacting the local environment, according to a new report by The Oakland Institute released today in collaboration with Greenpeace Africa and Global Justice Now.

A group of artists including Juliet Stevenson and Vivienne Westwood have launched a video to raise public awareness of the trade deal TTIP which is being secretly negotiated between the EU and the US

Events

Jul13
Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen

Summer Scottish tour - coming to a town near you!

Jul15
Leeds Civic Hall, Leeds

Global Justice Leeds is holding a meeting on Wednesday 15 July in Leeds Civic Hall at 7:00pm featuring Geoff Tansey, an honorary research fellow in the Department of Peace Studies at Bradford University and at the Centre for Rural Economy, Newcastle University.

Jul17
Tapeley Park, Instow, North Devon

A weekend of politics, culture and fun, with great speakers, live music and DJs.

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RT @AA_TTIP: We're all here now, it's time to declare the Young Vic as a TTIP Free Zone for the day! #ArtistsAgainstTTIP http://t.co/aQ9pjY
1 hour 55 min ago
RT @AA_TTIP: "Our elected politicians have no right to amend this treaty. They can only say yes or no" @nickdearden75 #ArtistsAgainstTTIP
1 hour 57 min ago
Beautiful irony, the @AA_TTIP launch discussion is happening on the set of Kafka's The Trial! http://t.co/KlsoO2yuFn
4 hours 2 min ago
Launch of Artists Against TTIP: @jhilary @CarolineLucas & GJN's @nickdearden75 (with even more illustrious audience!) http://t.co/Lp1TvS19ua
4 hours 21 min ago
Mike Leigh, Mark Rylance, Vivienne Westwood & more at the launch of #ArtistsAgainstTTIP @aattip http://t.co/5Zie1D3Yc2
4 hours 48 min ago