Sam Cossar-Gilbert

Sam Cossar-Gilbert is economic justice and resisting neoliberalism coordinator at Friends of the Earth International. Follow him on Twitter: @samcossar

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Monday, July 11, 2016
Three Ideas for a Fairer and Cleaner Asia
This week on the 12th and the 13th of July there will be the International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2016) in Japan. An annual forum that brings together frontline experts and stakeholders from international organisations, governments,businesses, and NGOs to discuss...
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Friday, May 20, 2016
#NuitDebout Protests Are Part of a Global Movement Challenging a Broken Economic System
Over the last two month France has been rocked by mass protests, occupations and strikes, as a new generation takes to the streets to expresses its rage at labor reforms and growing inequality. Over a million people have mobilized across the country to say on vaut mieux que ça — “we are worth more...
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Thursday, September 17, 2015
Uruguay Shows the Way by Leaving Secret Trade Deal
Last week the Uruguayan government decided to end its involvement in the secret negotiations of the Trade in Services Agreement TISA, signifying an important victory in the global fight against bad trade deals. TISA is a radical new deal that aims to go far beyond current trade rules and force...
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Monday, August 03, 2015
The Trans Pacific Trade Deal Stumbled. Now Is the Time to Walk Away
After more than five years of negotiations, trade ministers meeting last week failed again to reach an agreement on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a secret trade agreement between 12 countries in the Pacific that make up 40% of the global economy. This is a major opportunity for governments...
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