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TTIP will only be to the benefit of industries

Most of the working groups involved in trade negotiations are represented by industries and such biased approaches raise concerns over access and the transparency of the whole process...“If you want to be a part of the trade negotiations with Europe or with the Pacific, you should have security clearance, not anyone can participate.  One example of this, in the US of the roughly 30 working groups that are involved in the trade negotiations 90 percent are composed of industry, private sector.  Roughly nine percent are given to civil societies, that is trade, labor, any non-profit community, environmental, health. So it is already biased towards the industry because non-profits are not allowed into the conversation,”...“While it’s good for investors, it’s bad for health, for the environment, it's bad for labor and it's bad for regulations that countries and states had worked for decades to institute”...

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