Knowledge is power: as campaigners, we need to be able to argue against the many toxic aspects to the UK-US trade deal that’s being
Knowledge is power: as campaigners, we need to be able to argue against the many toxic aspects to the UK-US trade deal that’s being negotiated right now.
You’ve probably heard about the threats to our NHS and food standards – but there are more threats to uncover. Discover some of the lesser known – but equally concerning – dangers that a trade deal presents here in Scotland at this trade justice teach-in.
Jean Blaylock, Global Justice Now’s trade campaigner will talk about how a US trade deal will hamper our ability to tackle climate change in Scotland and the UK.
Chloe Alexander, trade campaigner at CHEMTrust will talk about the lowering of safety standards for chemicals and how that might affect cosmetics and many other household items.
Matthew Rice, Scotland director of the Open Rights Group will talk about threats to our privacy from digital technology and how the threat might increase with a UK-US trade deal.
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