Tipping out TTIP

Negotiations on the dreaded Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership have been suspended following overwhelming opposition in the online consultation and intense campaigning particularly from Britain.

The public don’t want it. The European Commission has been forced on this occasion to pause and listen.

The tradition of the EU is to retreat when it is overwhelmingly opposed, then start again.

Keep an eye on this one. It may not have gone away. But in the meantime an excellent victory for clever and informed campaigning.

 

 

 

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In socialist China there has been a successful Targeted Poverty Alleviation program, one of the three guaranteed is safe housing, which after a mass mobilisation of Communist Party members has been achieved throughout the country
https://thetricontinental.org/studies-1-socialist-construction/

In Britain homelessness is expected to soar as Covid measured are ended. The idea of affordable homes has been a pious hope, but now safe homes will be beyond the means of increasing numbers of working people.
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/oct/17/thousands-of-affordable-uk-homes-wont-be-built-because-of-safety-crisis

GMB members #Brightonbinworkers strike, against sudden changes in shifts & culture of bullying, has gone on for two weeks. The Green council's intransigence has led to health risks as rubbish piles up. Green's Tory allies have accused workers of Terrorism
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/19652456.brighton-bin-strike-we-ready-settle---gmb/

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