02 Wednesday 02nd March 2016
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is a deal currently being negotiated between the U.S. and the European Union. However, it has come under significant criticism due to the controversial details we've heard - such as an undemocratic panel that will allow companies to sue states over potential lost earnings due to legislation - and the hush-hush way it is being negotitated; a full text of the document has yet to be released and whistleblowing website Wikileaks has promised a cash reward to whoever leaks it. Klaus Knollinkski is someone who has read the TTIP in the German parliament but is banned from revealing any details; he has released this video in order to describe its details in interpretive dance and to mock the dodgy, undemocratic negotiations taking place.
Klaus Knollinski tanzt die TTIP-Dokumente
Bundestagsabgeordnete dürfen die TTIP-Verhandlungsakten in einem Lesesaal einsehen. Das Problem: Sie dürfen danach nicht darüber sprechen. Die Lösung: Siehe unten!
Posted by Extra 3 on Tuesday, 1 March 2016
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