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About John Hilary

John Hilary is Executive Director of War on Want and author of The Poverty of Capitalism: Economic Meltdown and the Struggle for What Comes Next (2013).

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

TTIP - denial in face of defeat

New leaks reveal how our democracy is being traded away behind closed doors under the guise of a 'trade deal' - is TTIP becoming too toxic for any smart politician to support?

Cameron faces TTIP showdown over NHS

The government is coming under increasing fire for its refusal to remove health services from irreversible privatisation in TTIP.

On TTIP and the NHS, they are trying to bamboozle us

The TTIP trade treaty talks re-open in Brussels this week. We should not be reassured by the convenient 'leak' of a private letter between key TTIP advocates claiming the treaty poses no threat to the NHS.

Why this year’s Davos could be bad for our health

EU and US trade barons should enjoy the rarified air of Davos while they can. They have stormy times ahead. 

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