Ruth Bergan is the Co-ordinator of the Trade Justice Movement, a national network that campaigns for socially and environmentally sustainable global trade.
Published in: ourEconomy: OpinionThe UK’s development strategy fails to confront the world’s biggest crises
The strategy prioritises geopolitical and economic self-interests, at the expense of the most-impacted communities
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionThreat to our digital rights revealed in US-UK trade talks leak
Leaked records of US-UK trade negotiations suggest the US is targeting our digital rights – and the UK seems...
Published in: openDemocracyUKCustoms union leaves everything to play for on trade justice
A customs union would still allow the UK to negotiate new trade deals covering large chunks of the economy – so it’s...
Published in: openDemocracyUKWhy we should all be worried about our BITs – or at least what foreign investors are doing with them
Britain's role, not just with TTIP, seems to be that of facilitating and encouraging excessive corporate power over...
Published in: ourNHSThis treaty isn't about 'trade' - it's a fight for public services everywhere
Defeated in Seattle and Doha, US and EU corporations are once more trying to stitch up the global economy in the...