General introduction

TTIP covers many issues that impact citizens across the EU and USA. In this section you'll find articles, analysis and opinion pieces covering a range of concerns, themes and issues. Use the filter buttons to choose particular themes or languages.

23 May 2014

‘Lies’ : Elections, outbursts and EU-US free trade talks

Manchester Policy Blogs: The European Elections have continued to put advocates of the deal on the defensive, but it has not prompted any fundamental shift in their position. more

22 May 2014

German Greens call on Schulz and Juncker to clarify their TTIP stances

Leading Commission candidates cannot be pro and anti the EU-US deal says German Green MEPs more

22 May 2014

TTIP must work for the people, or it won’t work at all

Press release: Leaders of the American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) today called for a "gold standard" EU-US trade deal that improves living and working conditions on both sides of the Atlantic. more

22 May 2014

Canada acts to protect public interest, the EU declines: unfinished business of CETA is a bad sign for TTIP

Perhaps the Canadian trade minister should replace Karel De Gucht, argues Gaëlle Krikorian more

21 May 2014

Who is lying, Commissioner De Gucht?

Targeting the Greens might play well with some business leaders in Brussels, but you have hundreds of civil society groups to answer to, too. more

20 May 2014

TTIP – what kind of growth?

TTIP puts the interests of business at the top of the list of priorities. And that's exactly the problem argues Slow Food Europe. more

19 May 2014

TTIP will mean higher standards for financial services? The opposite is true.

Pressure from the European financial industry to be included in the deal is at the expense of stability and our citizens. more

19 May 2014

Proponents push back as TTIP enters 5th round

Negotiators meet in Virginia this week while Europe heads to the polls more

19 May 2014

TTIP: a blueprint for climate catastrophe?

Leaked EU position paper calls for increase in US fossil fuel exports to Europe more

16 May 2014

TTIP in the headlines

A round up of TTIP coverage in Europe this week more