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TTIP Information Network – Workshops on Saturday 11th October
Find out about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on the European Day of Action on Saturday next – 11th October .

Organised by TTIP Information Network In the offices of Unite the union, 55-56 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1.

Seminars will be held on the following TTIP – related subjects:

Workshops Details: 11.00am to 12.30pm:

Workshop 1: Food & Agriculture and Global South:
Oliver Moore, EU Correspondent with ARC 2020
Michael O’Brien, Comhlámh Trade Justice Group

Workshop 2: Climate Change & Fracking:
Oisín Coughlan, Director of Friends of the Earth (Ireland)
Barry Finnegan, researcher with ATTAC Ireland; lecturer media faculty Griffith College
Speaker TBC, No Fracking Dublin

Workshop 3: ISDS, Privatisation and Workers’ Rights
Dr. John Reynolds, Lecturer International Law, NUI Maynooth
Dr. Paul O’Connell, Reader in Law, School of Law, SOAS, University of London
Brendan Ogle, Education & Development Organiser UNITE trade union; Right2Water campaign

1.00 to 2.00pm: Launch of European Citizens’ Initiative Petition Against TTIP

The seminars are being organised by a coalition of civil society groups who’ve come together to share information and stimulate greater awareness of the undemocratic TTIP negotiations. They include the Peoples Movement, ATTAC
Ireland, An Taisce, Centre for Global Education, Ceartas – Irish Lawyers for Human Right, Comhlámh Trade Justice Group, Debt and Development Coalition Ireland, Environmental Pillar, Euro-Toques, Fracking Free Ireland, No
Fracking Dublin, Presentation Justice Network, Trade Union Left Forum, We’re Not Leaving, Young Friends of the Earth and others organised at the initiative of Comhlamh.




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The European left gathers in London to debate responses to the economic crisis in Europe
Europe Against Austerity Conference
1st October, 10am-5pm, Camden Centre, Bidborough Street, London WC1H 9AU

In the last two years Europe has seen waves of strikes, mass demonstrations, student radicalizations, civil disobedience and even riots in response to government austerity policies.

Struggles have broken out against cuts to pensions and raises in the retirement age, increased post-school education charges, reduced welfare payments, privatisations and falling living standards.

Is there an alternative to cuts and privatisation? What does the left say to the crisis of the Eurozone? What were the fundamental economic causes of the ‘great recession’ and does the left have a different way out? Is the European left as nationally fractured as its governments increasingly are?

This conference brings together the main left political, trade union and campaigning forces across Europe in the widest such forum since the meetings of the European Social Forum.

It will be an unparalleled opportunity to hear what the alternative voice from across Europe from West to East, South to North.

Speakers will include representatives of Die Linke (the German Left Party), the European Left Party  (, Partie de Gauche (the French Left Party), Sinn Fein, the European 
Attac network, ( and anti-austerity campaigns and left parties from Denmark, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, and Eastern Europe joining British trade unionists (including Len McCLusky general secretary of Unite), and Jeremy Corbyn MP.

The conference is now a free-standing European-wide initiative with support across the EU and beyond. For a full list of current supporters see here:

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Susan George


Susan George

Organised by the Department of Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
Convenor: Prof. Gilbert Achcar, 2009-2010

Wednesday 20 January, 6:30pm
SOAS, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Dr. Susan George is an internationally known scholar-activist and “alter-globalist”; the author of a dozen widely translated books; honorary president of ATTAC-France, an organisation that campaigns for international taxation and other alternatives to neoliberal globalisation. She is Board President of the Transnational Institute (TNI), an international fellowship of scholar-activists with headquarters in Amsterdam that carries out cutting-edge analysis on critical global issues, builds alliances with grassroots social movements and develops proposals for a more sustainable and just world.


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