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SIS – New decade same old crap

Monday, 10 August 2009, 9:00 am | Gatt Watchdog

Gatt Watchdog is supporting Professor Jane Kelsey’s demand for the release of her Security Intelligence Service (SIS) file. When the current Security Intelligence Service (SIS) director, Warren Tucker announced that the SIS would be releasing previously ... More >>

Faltering WTO talks offer ray of hope

Wednesday, 14 December 2005, 4:32 pm | Gatt Watchdog

Concerned Christchurch people will show their opposition to the trade negotiations of the World Trade Organisation meeting in Hong Kong 13-18 December. Opponents of free trade and proponents of trade justice will rally in Cathedral Square at noon ... More >>

Face the Facts Mr Sutton

Monday, 15 September 2003, 3:49 pm | Gatt Watchdog

“The collapse of the World Trade Organisation(WTO) talks in Cancun, Mexico is a welcome victory,” said Leigh Cookson, spokesperson for GATT Watchdog. More >>

Jim Sutton: A Desperate Man

Friday, 12 September 2003, 3:27 pm | Gatt Watchdog

New Zealand's Minister of Trade Negotiations, Mr Jim Sutton, has his work cut out for him at the meeting of the World Trade Organisation in Cancun, Mexico. More >>

Mad Mike Has Left The (WTO) Building!

Friday, 30 August 2002, 3:54 pm | Gatt Watchdog

Mad Mike Has Left The (WTO) Building! A Legacy of Moore Market Misery - Mad Mike Finally Gets On His Bike More >>

Sixth Annual Roger Award For Worst Transnational

Tuesday, 27 August 2002, 4:15 pm | Gatt Watchdog

Nominations for the sixth Roger Award for the worst transnational corporation operating in New Zealand are now open. More >>

Sutton's Dismissal of EU Doc Misleading - Choudry

Monday, 22 April 2002, 5:22 pm | Gatt Watchdog

Trade Minister's response to EU WTO Services Document Misleading: Call For NZ GATS positions to be made public. GATT Watchdog says that Jim Sutton’s dismissal of a draft of European Union (EU) requests made of New Zealand and 28 other countries ... More >>

Anti-WTO Group Says "We Told You So"

Sunday, 11 November 2001, 8:58 pm | Gatt Watchdog

Anti-WTO Group Says "We Told You So" As Mad Mike Sweats In Qatar - News that World Trade Organisation Director-General and former Christchurch MP is "nervous" as the WTO Ministerial Meeting begins in Doha, Qatar comes as no surprise to GATT Watchdog. More >>

No To WTO Plans March Nov 9

Wednesday, 7 November 2001, 2:15 pm | Gatt Watchdog

The Christchurch No To WTO Coalition, which includes GATT Watchdog, ARENA, Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa, the Anarchist Round Table, Socialist Workers Organization, the Young Greens and Staunch will hold a march and "Tour of Capitalist ... More >>

Advance Australia Fair? - Aziz Choudry on Racism

Wednesday, 7 November 2001, 10:53 am | Gatt Watchdog

A few weeks back I was on Gadigal land. Unceded Aboriginal land. Sydney, Australia. If it had been a couple of hundred years ago and the stickers had been put up by Aboriginal people, I might have agreed with their message... I ripped down the few ... More >>

GATT Watchdog's Choudry Issues Message in HongKong

Thursday, 1 November 2001, 6:23 pm | Gatt Watchdog

GATT Watchdog activist, Aziz Choudry spoke this week with Mr KK Chan, the principal trade officer from the special team on the Hong Kong New Zealand Closer Economic Partnership agreement at the Hong Kong Department of Trade and Industrial Development. More >>

Secret Trade And Investment Agreement

Monday, 29 October 2001, 11:47 am | Gatt Watchdog

Following the refusal of the New Zealand government to release the text of the Hong Kong-New Zealand “Closer Economic Partnership” free trade and investment agreement, GATT Watchdog activist Aziz Choudry has gone to Hong Kong hoping to liberate the ... More >>

Picket Outside "Farcical" Chch Govt Trade Briefing

Friday, 26 October 2001, 10:11 am | Gatt Watchdog

25 October 2001 Picket To Be Held Outside "Farcical" Christchurch Government Trade Briefing GATT Watchdog is organising a picket of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade briefing on World Trade Organisation Trade Strategy outside the boardroom ... More >>

America's Pipe Dream - The Struggle for Oil

Thursday, 25 October 2001, 12:36 pm | Gatt Watchdog

"Is there any man, is there any woman, let me say any child here", Woodrow Wilson asked a year after the First World War ended, "that does not know that the seed of war in the modern world is industrial and commercial rivalry?". More >>

Picket Outside “Farcical” Trade Briefing Friday

Wednesday, 24 October 2001, 2:12 pm | Gatt Watchdog

GATT Watchdog is organising a picket of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade briefing on World Trade Organisation Trade Strategy outside the boardroom of the Canterbury Manufacturers' Association, corner of Cambridge Terrace and Manchester ... More >>

APEC 2001 Exploiters of Terrorism - GATT Watchdog

Friday, 19 October 2001, 1:41 pm | Gatt Watchdog

As officials, ministers and Leaders of the 21 APEC member economies meet in Shanghai, GATT Watchdog's Aziz Choudry has accused advocates of free trade and investment of exploiting popular sentiment and war hysteria in the wake of the September 11 attacks... More >>

Postcard Campaign For Supachai Panitchpakdi Visit

Tuesday, 25 September 2001, 1:02 pm | Gatt Watchdog

To mark the visit of World Trade Organisation Director-General-in-waiting, Dr Supachai Panitchpakdi, GATT Watchdog. has launched a postcard campaign against the WTO's General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). GATT Watchdog has also produced factsheets ... More >>

GATT Watchdog Issues GATS Fact-sheet

Tuesday, 25 September 2001, 12:58 am | Gatt Watchdog

GATT Watchdog has prepared a series of fact-sheets on GATS - the General Agreement on Trade and Services. Here is the first examining the future of healthcare and the delivery of basic services. More >>

GATT Watchdog Announces Anti-WTO Campaign

Wednesday, 1 August 2001, 4:50 pm | Gatt Watchdog

GATT Watchdog will mount a campaign of active opposition to the World Trade Organisation and a new round of negotiations leading up to the November 9-13th WTO Ministerial Meeting in Doha, Qatar. More >>

Nominations For Roger Award 2001

Tuesday, 5 June 2001, 3:41 pm | Gatt Watchdog

Below is the Nomination Form for this year's Roger Award. But first, a reminder ... More >>

 

 

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