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A new briefing released today has outlined a series of ‘Brexit Red Lines’ that MPs should support if the UK’s exit from the EU is to happen on the most progressive terms possible.

The death of TTIP is a victory for the ordinary people across Europe who stood alongside trade unions, civil society groups, activists and consumer watchdogs to prevent this massive corporate power grab.

A spoof video game pits ‘Farm Heroes’ up against controversial agribusiness giant Monsanto as they struggle to wrestle control of their farms away from the corporation.

Yesterday Theresa May’s announced that she will use £100 million of UK aid money on controlling immigration from Africa, among other things to encouraging refugees to return to Somalia. In response Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now, said:
 

Responding to the most recent batch of documents leaked relating to the Trade In Services Agreement (TiSA) leaked by Greenpeace Netherlands, Nick Dearden the director of Global Justice Now said:

A new trade deal about to be signed between Canada and the EU will open the floodgates to Canadian and US corporations suing European governments. Those are the findings of a new report released today by European campaign groups including Global Justice Now and Corporate Europe Observatory. The report is released after a weekend of demonstrations across Europe which involved well over 300,000 protestors opposed to the deal.
 

Responding to news of what prime minister Theresa May was planning to say at the UN conference for refugees and migrants, Alex Scrivener, the policy officer for Global Justice Now said:

Responding to the news that Monsanto had accepted a takeover offer from Bayer, and would potentially create the world's biggest seed and pesticide company, Aisha Dodwell, a food campaigner from Global Justice Now said:

Corporations have increased their wealth vis-à-vis countries according to new figures released by Global Justice Now. The campaign group found that 69 of the world’s top economic entities are corporations rather than countries in 2015

In response to the UK government's plans to build a new border wall in Calais, Alex Scrivener, campaigner at Global Justice Now, said: 

By putting migration restrictions at the centre of Brexit negotiations, Theresa May is not only jeopardising our economy, but also leaving millions of people in fear of losing their right to live and work in the UK.

This deal is a threat to the very concept of public services. It is a turbo-charged privatisation pact, based on the idea that, rather than serving the public interest, governments must step out of the way and allow corporations to ‘get on with it’.

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