Thursday, September 15, 2016

Germany torn apart: Mob of 100 neo-Nazis in vicious brawl with 20 asylum seekers who goaded them into violence in latest example of how Merkel's open-door policy is dividing the country

  • About 100 far-right men and women attacked some 20 asylum seekers
  • The night of violence unfolded in the east German town of Buatzen
  • Police reportedly pelted with bottles by migrants they were protecting
  • Neo-Nazis are said to have chanted 'Bautzen for the Germans' during clash
Refugees and neo-Nazis battled it out on the streets of an east German town on Wednesday night with police fighting to save the migrants outnumbered five to one.
But police said the asylum seekers started the confrontation - and later hurled bottles at the police trying to save them from a beating.
About 100 far-right men and women attacked some 20 asylum seekers in the town of Bautzen after the migrants taunted them. Video footage shows chaotic scenes as fighting breaks out in the German town.
It comes as German chancellor Angela Merkel continues to fight for her political life over her open-door policy on immigration with the threat of fresh gains by the right-wing populist AfD party.
Refugees and neo-Nazis battled it out on the streets of an east German town on Wednesday night with police fighting to save the migrants outnumbered five to one
Refugees and neo-Nazis battled it out on the streets of an east German town on Wednesday night with police fighting to save the migrants outnumbered five to one
There were chaotic scenes as scores of neo-Nazis were invovled in a brawl with 20 asylum seekers in the town of Bautzen
There were chaotic scenes as scores of neo-Nazis were invovled in a brawl with 20 asylum seekers in the town of Bautzen
There were chaotic scenes as scores of neo-Nazis were invovled in a brawl with 20 asylum seekers in the town of Bautzen
A man identifying himself as Mehdi (right) from Morocco shows off a cut he says he received during the violent attacks
A man identifying himself as Mehdi (right) from Morocco shows off a cut he says he received during the violent attacks
Police said the neo-Nazis were goaded before they began chanting 'Bautzen for the Germans' and bottles and fists began flying.
Police charged the groups with truncheons drawn and used pepper spray on both sides. 
The violence ended when the young asylum seekers withdrew to their home in the town's Dresdner Strasse with the mob pursuing them all the way.
Police stood guard at the premises all night in case of further attacks. One Moroccan youth, aged 18, required hospital treatment for a wound caused by bottle which hit him in the face.
Police said the neo-Nazis were goaded before they began chanting 'Bautzen for the Germans' and bottles and fists began flying
Police said the neo-Nazis were goaded before they began chanting 'Bautzen for the Germans' and bottles and fists began flying
Police charged the groups with truncheons drawn and used pepper spray on both sides
Police charged the groups with truncheons drawn and used pepper spray on both sides
Police officers stand guard outside the refugee accommodation following the violence
Police officers stand guard outside the refugee accommodation following the violence
Around 100 far-right men and women attacked some 20 asylum seekers in the town of Bautzen after the migrants taunted them
Around 100 far-right men and women attacked some 20 asylum seekers in the town of Bautzen after the migrants taunted them
The ambulance which was taking him away had to turn around and find another route after it was pelted with bricks and stones by the right-wingers. 
Police said one local person was also seriously hurt in the disturbances.
A man identifying himself as Mehdi from Morocco later showed reporters a cut he says he received during the violent attacks
Bautzen, scene of a notorious secret police prison in the days when East Germany was a communist state, has witnessed frequent anti-immigrant violence. 
In February a hotel planned to become an asylum centre was torched with onlookers cheering and clapping. 

NWN: A refugee from Morocco ?  Why has the 'controlled mass media' failed to spot this and other glaring examples of why these 'chancers' are not real refugees ? Glad to see real Germans standing up. Saw a few of these lads from Dresden in 1999 and 2000 in Madrid.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Wednesday, September 07, 2016



Halifax BNP meeting 1996 - attacked by armed communists

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Speakers: John Tyndall, Sid Carthew,Roger Wood and Chris Jackson.

A number of armed communists and anarchists attacked the meeting place a pub, including throwing an axe through the pub window at pub regulars.

A number of cars were also smashed up by these thugs.

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This is a video that was uploaded to Youtube in 2010. It was taken by this writer who attended this meeting.

In this video you can see the Halifax Police arrive . The Police were led that day by Sgt. Jimmy Lynch, who promptly did nothing. Surprising that . Until we realise that his daughter is now the current Labour party MP for Halifax, Holly Lynch, who was a friend of Jo Cox MP.

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Angela Merkel is smashed in her home state polls by the far-Right a year after she let hundreds of thousands of migrants into Germany 

  • Polls in Mecklenburg Western-Pomerania show Merkel slump to second
  • Merkel's party tied in region with hard-right group Alternative for Germany
  • Her support has suffered as a result of her open door immigration policy
  • Immigration is a big concern in Germany after recent terror attacks
Chancellor Angela Merkel was hammered in an election in her home state on Sunday by the hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.
Exit polls in the Mecklenburg Western-Pomerania election show Mrs Merkel's CDU conservatives slumped to a tied second place with the AfD which has eroded her power base because of her open door immigration policy.
Both parties scored 22 percent of the votes cast exactly a year after Mrs Merkel took the decision to open the country up to unregulated refugee immigration. The AfD now have seats in 11 regional parliaments in Germany.
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Chancellor Angela Merkel was hammered in an election in her home state on Sunday by the hard-right Alternative for Germany party (Pictured, on the eve of the election in Bad Doberan)

The figures may change when the final count is in but the result is seen as a clear disaster for Mrs Merkel.
The result will further plunge her prospects of serving a fourth term in office in doubt when Germany stages its general election in the autumn of 2017.
The vote on Sunday in the state - where she has had her own constituency since 1990 - was a referendum on her controversial refugee programme which has seen more than a million people enter the country in the past 12 months.
Germans are frightened of losing their national identity, of terrorism - two refugees carried out attacks in the country in July - and of escalating sex crime. In Essen on Friday night there were more incidents of immigrant men sexually assaulting women at a street festival.
Mecklenburg-Western Pormerania is Germany's poorest state and elections are usually decided on economic issues. But this one was fought solely on the refugee question.
After the AfD win the party leader Frauke Petry said: 'We have made history here today.'
Alexander Gauland (left) of the Alternative for Germany party and lead candidate Leif-Erik Holm (centre) celebrate after the election results
Alexander Gauland (left) of the Alternative for Germany party and lead candidate Leif-Erik Holm (centre) celebrate after the election results
The result in the state, currently ruled in a coalition with her CDU and the centre-left SPD, proves that Mrs Merkel is failing to connect with voters. A new poll out on Friday showed that her approval levels have slumped to their lowest for five years.
The SPD came out on top in Mecklenburg Western-Pomerania with 30 percent of the vote, meaning it can still form a coalition with the CDU but could also go into power with the hard-left Die Linke party and the Greens.
The result is seen as Mrs Merkel's fault alone she continues to ignore public opinion and insists that there will be no U-turn on her asylum policy. 
In an interview published in Bild prior to the election, she said: 'We did not reduce benefits for anyone in Germany as a result of the aid for refugees. In fact, we actually saw social improvements in some areas.
'We took nothing away from people here.
'We are still achieving our big goal of maintaining and improving the quality of life in Germany.' 
Supporters of the AfD celebrate after the first exit polls in Schwerin, Germany, earlier today
Supporters of the AfD celebrate after the first exit polls in Schwerin, Germany, earlier today
The result is seen as Mrs Merkel's fault as  she continues to ignore public opinion and insists that there will be no U-turn on asylum policy (Pictured, Mrs Merkel speaks an election event)
The result is seen as Mrs Merkel's fault as  she continues to ignore public opinion and insists that there will be no U-turn on asylum policy (Pictured, Mrs Merkel speaks an election event)
Delivering a closing campaign speech on Saturday, in the state of 1.3 million voters north of Berlin, she continued to encourage a focus on Germany's role to help those in need.
She said: 'The vast majority of people are ready to help people in distress in the world. For that I am very thankful. We must maintain this stance.'
Hans-Herman Tiedje, a former policy adviser to legendary German chancellor Helmut Kohl, said: 'The German people has not been asked once if it wants this demographic restructuring of our country.
'The good people of this world will maybe give her the Nobel Peace Prize--but domestically her politics are devastating.
'As to the poll - the AfD is indeed definitely not intellectual enrichment for our country, but it binds to itself voters who despair at Merkel's policy.' 


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3773361/Merkel-smashed-home-state-polls-far-Right-year-let-hundreds-thousands-migrants-Germany.html#ixzz4JJjY1jiA

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But the BBC says Merkel has been smashed to third place !  

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Angela Merkel's CDU 'suffers Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania poll blow'


Angela Merkel's ruling CDU party has been beaten into third place by an anti-immigrant and anti-Islam party in elections in a north-eastern German state, TV exit polls suggest.

The Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD) party took 21.4% of the vote behind the centre-left SPD's 30.2%.
The German chancellor's CDU was supported by only 19.8% of those who voted, according to the exit polls.
The vote was seen as a key test before German parliamentary elections in 2017.
Before the vote in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, all of Germany's other parties ruled out forming a governing coalition with the AfD.
However, the party's strong showing could weaken Mrs Merkel ahead of the national elections next year.
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Profile: AfD leader Frauke Petry
Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, in the former East Germany, is where the chancellor's own constituency is located.
Under her leadership, Germany has been taking in large numbers of refugees and migrants - 1.1 million last year - and anti-immigrant feeling has increased.
The AfD, initially an anti-euro party, has enjoyed a rapid rise as the party of choice for voters dismayed by Mrs Merkel's policy.
But its political power is limited and critics accuse it of engaging in xenophobic scaremongering.
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Image caption Local AfD leader Leif-Erik Holm, a former radio presenter, said his party had achieved a "proud result"
The CDU has been the junior coalition partner in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania since 2006 and is likely to remain in the governing coalition. However, its 19% in the election is its worst ever result in the state, German broadcasters said.
BBC Berlin correspondent Damien McGuinness says that following her political embarrassment, Mrs Merkel will now come under greater pressure to change her welcoming position on refugees.
Addressing supporters, local AfD leader Leif-Erik Holm said: "Perhaps this is the beginning of the end of Angela Merkel's chancellorship today."
Mrs Merkel, who is in China for the G20 summit, told Bild newspaper on Saturday: "We did not reduce benefits for anyone in Germany as a result of the aid for refugees. In fact, we actually saw social improvements in some areas.
"We took nothing away from people here. We are still achieving our big goal of maintaining and improving the quality of life in Germany."
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-37271971

Saturday, September 03, 2016

Angry scenes as police separate Leave and Remain protesters at anti-Brexit rallies across Britain (and Eddie Izzard has his pink beret knocked off) 

  • March for Europe launched to pressure Government to delay Article 50 
  • Protests in London, Birmingham, Oxford, Edinburgh and Cambridge 
  • Typically British scenes included gentleman in tweed waving a Union Flag
  • And hundreds walked through rainy streets of Bristol during the protest
Thousands of pro-Europe protesters flooded Britain's cities today - leading to counter-demonstrations from Brexit voters.  
In typically British scenes, a man in tweed held a Union Flag aloft in Parliament Square, while in Bristol hundreds trooped through the streets under steady rain. 
The March for Europe was launched to ratchet up pressure on the Government to delay activating Article 50, the formal process of leaving the EU.
Simultaneous rallies supporting close economic, cultural and social links to Europe have taken place in Edinburgh, Birmingham, Oxford, and Cambridge.
In London, Eddie Izzard's pink beret became the centre of police attention after it was swiped off his head along with his yellow bag by a protester in Whitehall.
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Swipe: A man in black with half his face covered, left, appears to take Eddie Izzard's hat and bag, as police rush to Mr Izzard's side
Swipe: A man in black with half his face covered, left, appears to take Eddie Izzard's hat and bag, as police rush to Mr Izzard's side
It's my bag! In this image, the man can be seen to hold a pink beret, which had been on Mr Izzard's head
It's my bag! In this image, the man can be seen to hold a pink beret, which had been on Mr Izzard's head
Apprehended: Police officers bundled the man to the floor at the March for Europe protest in London today
Apprehended: Police officers bundled the man to the floor at the March for Europe protest in London today
Pinned: Above, several police officers hold down a man who appears to have taken a beret and a bag from Mr Izzard
Pinned: Above, several police officers hold down a man who appears to have taken a beret and a bag from Mr Izzard
Operation: A police officer checks on his colleagues as several are needed to bundle one protester to the ground
Operation: A police officer checks on his colleagues as several are needed to bundle one protester to the ground
The pro-EU campaigner chased the man down the street in high heels, as a police officer attempted to hold him back.
Police grappled with the alleged thief, who was able to flee towards Parliament Square. Izzard then retrieved the beret from the suspect, who was dressed in black and had a bandanna covering half his face. 
The Labour-supporting entertainer later gave a speech to a crowd of several thousand at the event, before his prize hat was taken away by police as evidence.
The comedian said: 'Somebody stole my hat. There were masked Brexit people, dark glasses, masked, skull teeth across [the masks].
'There was one guy, I was complaining about this to him, he went up and snatched my beret - which has a British flag and an EU flag on - and he marched off, he stole it.'
Izzard said he 'jumped on him to get it back and then he struggled more', saying that the police 'did fantastic, there was an inspector, some other officers in there, they took him down'.
He said: 'I got my beret back, but it's gone off as evidence - my beret is now in evidence,' adding: 'I'm out, transgender for 31 years and if anyone steals my pink beret, I'll get it back.'
The Met Police confirmed they had arrested a 26-year-old man shortly before 1.10pm, adding he was 'from a group of around four men who attempted to demonstrate against the march'.  
Rule Britannia: A protestor waves a Union flag as he chants during the rally in central London
Rule Britannia: A protestor waves a Union flag as he chants during the rally in central London
Heated: Two men go head to head as they fight Brexit versus pro European Union in London
Heated: Two men go head to head as they fight Brexit versus pro European Union in London
A very British protest: A man wearing tweed holds up a Union flag and speaks into a loudspeaker while a rival demonstrator waves an EU flag
A very British protest: A man wearing tweed holds up a Union flag and speaks into a loudspeaker while a rival demonstrator waves an EU flag
Unity in diversity: The March for Europe was launched to ratchet up pressure on the Government to delay activating the formal process of leaving the EU
Unity in diversity: The March for Europe was launched to ratchet up pressure on the Government to delay activating the formal process of leaving the EU
Stay in EU: A demonstrator a placard bearing a pro-Europe slogan marches in the shadow of the Houses of Parliament, where Brexit is due to be debated on Monday 
Stay in EU: A demonstrator a placard bearing a pro-Europe slogan marches in the shadow of the Houses of Parliament, where Brexit is due to be debated on Monday 
Point: Simultaneous protests rallying support for keeping close economic, cultural and social links to Europe are taking place in Edinburgh, Birmingham, Oxford, and Cambridge
Point: Simultaneous protests rallying support for keeping close economic, cultural and social links to Europe are taking place in Edinburgh, Birmingham, Oxford, and Cambridge
Protest: Police officers form a cordon to seperate a pro-Europe anti-Brexit March for Europe from a pro-Brexit demonstration
Protest: Police officers form a cordon to seperate a pro-Europe anti-Brexit March for Europe from a pro-Brexit demonstration
March: Mr Izzard (pictured centre with human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell left) had his headwear stolen near Downing Street by a man dressed in all black with a balaclava covering half his face
March: Mr Izzard (pictured centre with human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell left) had his headwear stolen near Downing Street by a man dressed in all black with a balaclava covering half his face
Mr Izzard takes part in the pro-Eu march alongside campaigner Peter Tatchell
Mr Izzard lends his voice to those calling for Britain to stay in the EU, making a speech in Parliament Square
Colourful: Mr Izzard lends his voice to those calling for Britain to stay in the EU
Identity: Despite wearing high heels, Mr Izzard gave furious chase as police caught the man and tore back his beret while he was pinned to the floor
Identity: Despite wearing high heels, Mr Izzard gave furious chase as police caught the man and tore back his beret while he was pinned to the floor
Campaigners marched from Hyde Park and through Whitehall to the Houses of Parliament, where a debate on whether a second EU referendum should take place will be held on Monday.
It comes after an online petition garnered more than four million signatures after the vote to leave the EU in June, but an official Government response to the campaign said the Brexit decision 'must be respected'.
The demonstrations are also calling for greater public consultation on every stage of the Brexit negotiations. 
A sea of blue EU flags filled Parliament square shortly after 1pm, where protesters sang along to The Beatles' hit Hey Jude, replacing the title words instead with 'EU'. 
Tiring: A young supporter is carried through the march by her father who is draped in an EU flag during the protest 
Tiring: A young supporter is carried through the march by her father who is draped in an EU flag during the protest 
Bark if you don't want Brexit: Some supporters took their dogs out with them as protests rallied across the country
Bark if you don't want Brexit: Some supporters took their dogs out with them as protests rallied across the country
Protest in the rain: Crowds in Bristol demonstrating; more than four million people signed a petition demanding a second Brexit vote in June
Protest in the rain: Crowds in Bristol demonstrating; more than four million people signed a petition demanding a second Brexit vote in June
EU dress: A woman decked in EU flags walks in front of a pro-Europe demonstration in Bristol
EU dress: A woman decked in EU flags walks in front of a pro-Europe demonstration in Bristol
Numbers: A series of marches, including this one in Bristol, took place in various cities by supporters who back the UK remaining in the European Union
Numbers: A series of marches, including this one in Bristol, took place in various cities by supporters who back the UK remaining in the European Union
Support: Holding umbrellas to protect them from the steady rain, pro-EU protesters walk through Bristol city centre
Support: Holding umbrellas to protect them from the steady rain, pro-EU protesters walk through Bristol city centre
A protester listens to speakers at an anti-Brexit rally in Bristol
There will be a parliamentary debate about Brexit on Monday
Voice: Protesters listens to speakers at an anti-Brexit rally in Bristol. There will be a parliamentary debate about Brexit on Monday
Time to leave: Campaigners marched from Hyde Park and through Whitehall to the Houses of Parliament
Time to leave: Campaigners marched from Hyde Park and through Whitehall to the Houses of Parliament
Brexit backers: A man carrying an anti-EU pro-Brexit placard joins a counter protest against pro-Europe marchers in Parliament Square
Brexit backers: A man carrying an anti-EU pro-Brexit placard joins a counter protest against pro-Europe marchers in Parliament Square
Europhiles: Pro-Europe protesters wrap themselves in EU flags to cover them from the rain in Bristol city centre
Europhiles: Pro-Europe protesters wrap themselves in EU flags to cover them from the rain in Bristol city centre
We want another vote! People stand with a banner and a dog as they gather for a March for Europe protest to against the Brexit vote in London
We want another vote! People stand with a banner and a dog as they gather for a March for Europe protest to against the Brexit vote in London
An Elvis impersonator holds a banner calling for '#fromagenotfarage' and declares 'I'm all shook up'
A woman takes on a suffragette look as many wore fancy dress and face paint in London
A man calls for 'Open Britain', with his face painted blue and a scarf on his head
Superstar support: Fancy dress and painted faces were everywhere at the rallies in London. Left, an Elvis impersonator holds a banner, and centre, a woman takes on a suffragette look. Right, a man calls for 'Open Britain', with his face painted blue and a scarf on his head
 
NWN: The Pro -Europe gang led by that freak Izzard. The anti-Europe group looks to be led by Jez Turner carrying the Union Flag and of the LONDON FORUM .

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The new TTIP? Meet TISA, the 'secret privatisation pact that poses a threat to democracy'

Government insists 'public services are under no threat whatsoever from this deal'






An international trade deal being negotiated in secret is a “turbo-charged privatisation pact” that poses a threat to democratic sovereignty and “the very concept of public services”, campaigners have warned.
But this is not TTIP – the international agreement it appears campaigners in the European Union have managed to scupper over similar concerns – this is TISA, a deal backed by some of the world’s biggest corporations, such as Microsoft, Google, IBM, Walt Disney, Walmart, Citigroup and JP Morgan Chase.
Few people may have heard of the Trade In Services Agreement, but campaign group Global Justice Now warns in a new report: “Defeating TTIP may amount to a pyrrhic victory if we allow TISA to pass without challenge.”
Like the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TISA is being negotiated in secret, even though it could have a major impact on countries which sign up.
While TTIP is only between the EU and US, those behind TISA have global ambitions as it involves most of the world’s major economies – with the notable exceptions of China and Russia – in a group they call the “Really Good Friends of Services”.
The Department for International Trade dismissed the idea that public services were at risk from TISA, adding that the UK was committed to securing an "ambitious" deal.
But according to Global Justice Now’s report, the deal could “lock in privatisation of public services”; allow “casino capitalism” by undermining financial regulations designed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 recession; threaten online privacy; damage efforts to fight climate change; and prevent developing countries from improving public services.
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Nick Dearden, director of group, said: “This deal is a threat to the very concept of public services. It is a turbo-charged privatisation pact, based on the idea that rather than serving the public interest, governments must step out of the way and allow corporations to ‘get on with it’.
“Of particular concern, we fear TISA will include clauses that will prevent governments taking public control of strategic services, and inhibit regulation of the very banks that created the financial crash.”
He suggested pro-Brexit voters should be concerned at the potential loss of sovereignty.
“Many people were persuaded to leave the EU on the grounds they would be ‘taking back control’ of our economic policy,” Mr Dearden said.
“But if we sign up to TISA, our ability to control our economy – to regulate, to protect public services, to fight climate change – is massively reduced. In effect, we would be handing large swathes of policy-making to big business. “
The report says the widespread opposition to TTIP, a deal between only the EU and US, had not yet been repeated over TISA.
“It is vital for elected representatives, campaigners and ordinary citizens to unite against this threat,” it adds.
“TISA threatens public services. From postal services to the NHS, TISA could lock in privatisation and ensure that big multinationals increasingly call the shots on areas like health, education and basic utilities.”
A so-called “ratchet” clause in the deal means that after a service – like trains or water or energy – is privatised, this is almost impossible to reverse even if it fails.
According to the report, a “standstill” clause also means “no new regulation can be passed that gives foreign companies worse treatment” than when TISA is passed.
“Taken together, the standstill and ratchet clauses could make it much harder for a future government to renationalise the railways, a move backed by a majority of the British public,” it says.
“Similarly, it could mean that the creeping privatisation of the NHS becomes more and more irreversible with greater involvement of companies from countries like the US. And forget taking control of the electricity system back from the big six energy firms.”
Migrant workers could be classified as “independent service suppliers”, the report says, meaning they would not be eligible for the minimum wage or be allowed to join a union.
People going to another country may find their visa is tied to their job, so if they were sacked, they would be deported.
“This sort of system of modern indentured labour is wide open to abuse by unscrupulous employers who may get away with illegal practices safe in the knowledge that they can threaten any employee with deportation if they complain," the report says.
“This sort of system is used in countries like Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar and has resulted in working conditions that have been described as being close to slavery.”
The global economic crash of 2008 was precipitated by the sale of complex financial products linked to unsafe "sub-prime" mortgages. The report says there is a danger the final TISA deal would “undermine efforts to regulate risky financial products” with a proposal that firms should be allowed to offer “any new financial service”.
“The danger is that TISA will deter governments from limiting the use of such ‘innovative’ financial products and leave us powerless to stop the next financial crisis,” it says.
TISA could also potentially prevent governments from favouring renewable energy over fossil fuels – despite the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the health effects of air pollution.
Private firms would also be allowed to move online data from one country to another under one proposal being considered. While the original country’s privacy laws would have to be respected, the report said it was “not clear how this will be … enforced”.
While developed countries in Europe have established public services that would not be threatened unless a state’s government decided to open them up to private firms, the same is not true of many developing countries. If they signed up to the deal, it could effectively prevent them from setting up public institutions taken for granted in the West.
The TISA negotiations were held behind closed doors for about 18 months until they were publicly revealed by the global trade union group Public Services International (PSI). Information about some of the proposals has been also disclosed through Wikileaks and similar sites.
Daniel Bertossa, PSI’s director of policy, said: “Anybody who’s interested in maintaining democratic control of national institutions should be very concerned about the Trade in Services Agreement that is being negotiated in secret.
“It will remove large sections of national sovereignty and the ability of any government, including the UK Government, to regulate important service sectors [on issues] such as energy, such as transport, such as privacy. The Trade in Services Agreement is part of a radical project to limit governments’ sovereign right to regulate and freeze it almost in permanence in the interests of foreign corporations.”
According to the European Commission, TISA is about "facilitating trade in services".
"The EU is the world's largest exporter of services with tens of millions of jobs throughout Europe in the services sector. Opening up markets for services will mean more growth and jobs," its website says.
The Independent has contacted “Team TISA”, a group of mainly American companies in favour of the deal, asking for a comment.
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On its website, it says: “Services are the fastest growing sector of the global economy and account for two thirds of global output, one third of global employment and nearly 20 per cent of global trade.
“The TISA provides an opportunity to expand services trade among over 50 countries, covering nearly 70 per cent of global trade in services.
“The potential expansion TISA provides will benefit not only global growth, but also US domestic growth.
“As the world’s largest services exporter, with over $1.3 trillion (about £1 trillion) in annual cross-border and foreign-affiliate sales, the US will benefit tremendously from elimination of services barriers.”
A Department for International Trade spokesperson said: “Public services are under no threat whatsoever from this deal or any other trade agreement. The UK remains committed to an ambitious Trade in Services Agreement.”
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/ttip-trade-deal-new-what-is-tisa-privatisation-pact-secret-threat-to-democracy-a7216296.html

NWN:  The onward march of 'globalisation' - the 'New World Order' ? Everything that we as nationalists must oppose.