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Corporate trade deals: A history of resistance

Wed 23.09.20
7:30pm9PM
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From chlorinated chicken to NHS drug prices, more and more people are discovering reasons to oppose the US trade deal. But this is hardly the first time that a neoliberal trade agenda has met with resistance. From the Seattle protests against the WTO, to the defeat of TTIP and the Free Trade Area of the Americas, the attempt to impose corporate trade deals has often created moments of crisis for the system. Join us to find out how we fit into this rich history of struggle.

Click here for the newly published accessible guide to the US-UK trade deal.

Speakers:
Nick Dearden is Director of Global Justice Now and campaigner who helped win a new law to stop Vulture Funds from using UK courts to squeeze huge debt payments out of poor countries.
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Luciana Ghiotto is an associate researcher with the Transnational Institute (TNI) and member of Attac (Argentina)

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