"According to a leaked document, the EU is bent on using the TTIP negotiations with the US to get an agreement on financial regulation that, according to this analysis by Kenneth Haar of Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) and Myriam Vander Stichele of The Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) will weaken reform and control of the financial sector."
TTIP is seriously bad news, Via 38 degrees:
"TTIP would put the profits of big business ahead of everything else. It would weaken the rules which protect consumers, our environment, our welfare and health services, to much weaker US levels. And it would stop future governments from rolling back privatisation of our public services, such as the NHS, energy companies, or the Post Office."
Yes, it also potentially includes the NHS....