18.11.2014
The Corporate Court Behind TTIP – A real life monopoly game

Secretive changes to the London Court of International Arbitration will make the current EU-US Trade Deal even more damaging for democracy. This makes it even more urgent that citizens in the UK and across Europe oppose such a worrying trade deal and the Investor-State Dispute Settlement that goes with it. This trade deal will turn Europe into a real-life game of Monopoly – where the rich can snap up anything they want.

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01.08.2014
Fulfilling the Promise of the ECI: Learning from the Right2Water Experience

The European Citizens’ Initiative opened a much needed channel for citizens to reach the European Institutions directly, and brought with it immense potential to reinforce the EU’s democratic legitimacy.

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01.08.2014
The Democratisation of All Areas of Life

The coming upheaval in our ways of living and working will require us to live an ecological lifestyle based on new forms of democratic participation that enable us to collectively and comprehensively reshape our social and physical environment.

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01.05.2014
Green Victories for Digital Rights

An interview with German Green MEP Jan Philipp Albrecht on his struggles for digital rights in the European Parliament.

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06.01.2014
The New German Government: No Change of Course Towards Europe

The German coalition agreement contains many empty phrases and few concrete suggestions. There is absolutely no sign of a European idea, let alone vision.

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01.10.2013
Towards a Green renaissance of European industry

A debate between Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, and Reinhard Bütikofer, MEP and co-chair of the European Green Party.

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01.10.2013
European Industry Needs to RISE!

Can Europe’s economy remain competitive without a low-carbon transformation? The answer is a clear ‘no’. How then can we achieve such a reality? Only through a clear change in Europe’s budget priorities and a range of innovative measures.

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24.07.2013
The EU-US Free Trade Agreement: Bad Prospects for the Global South

The Global South could be a potential loser in the negotiations over an EU-US Free Trade Agreement. The fairer alternative is to return to the post-war idea of multilateral negotiations that involve civil society and provide a fair deal for all.

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27.06.2013
TTIP – What It Is About and What We Want

Negotiations on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (the EU-US Free Trade Agreement) have the potential to undermine environmental, social and labour rights. As Greens, we must work to make the process more transparent and fight any attempt to lower standards.

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19.04.2013
Step up to the Plate

Following President Obama’s State of the Union, negotiations will shortly commence on the will be known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and US. Some claim such a deal will create 2 million jobs, but reaching agreement will be difficult and to succeed the EU needs to identify what its priorities are.

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