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he said i'll be here in doha with the top stories from al jazeera china's foreign ministry is demanding the united states immediately counsels a potential sale of arms to taiwan the u.s. state department approve the deal worth more than $2000000000.00 beijing does not accept taiwan's independence and argues it's a breakaway province move on to the us selling of arms to taiwan is a serious violation of international law and the norms of international relations it seriously breaches the one china principle and the rules of the 3 joints in the u.s. communiques it is a crude interference in china's internal affairs and harms china's sovereignty and security interests china is strongly dissatisfied and firmly opposed to the us has already made stern representation is to the u.s. side when a has more from beijing. we're not surprisingly there was
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a very strong response from the government here in beijing following the announcement of the potential sale another potential sale of arms by the united states to taiwan the condemnation came in a daily ministry of foreign affairs briefing the spokesman saying this is a serious violation of international more and the norms of international relations would be violated by this deal now the reason beijing is saying this of course is that it views taiwan as part of its territory as a breakaway province that one day it will retake possibly with the use of force a couple of interesting things about this potential deal remembering this is not this time it's happened there be many over the years between the united states and taiwan in fact this is the 4th under the presidency of donald trump this one is the
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largest under donald trump though more than $2000000000.00 in the type of equipment in this deal will be potentially seen as particularly provocative by china as well missiles and battle tanks as well as taiwan looks to modernize its defenses the timing is interesting as well of course china and the united states locked in a trade dispute we saw something of a truce declared when president donald trump and his chinese counterpart xi jinping met on the sidelines of the g. 20 in japan last month trade negotiations on a face to face level may restart sometime next week and it seems likely that this deal will be brought up by the chinese now after weeks of mass rallies hong kong's leader has described the controversial extradition bill as dead. governments work on the proposed law had been a total failure it would have followed criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland china. but there are still lingering doubts about the government's
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sincerity or where it is whether the government will restart the process in the legislative council. so i reiterate here. there is no such a plan that instead the united arab emirates appears to be withdrawing forces from yemen that's according to media reports quoting senior iraqi officials there describing it as a redeployment and they're insisting they do remain committed to the saudi led coalition which has been fighting for the rebels since 2015. the emir of. our family will meet the u.s. president donald trump in just a few hours' time the emir helped talks with the acting u.s. defense secretary on monday at the pentagon in washington this white house meeting with donald trump comes during a difficult time across the gulf region with tensions soaring between iran and the united states turkey has ordered the arrests of 176 military officers accusing them
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of involvement in the failed coup back in 2016 ankara says for 2 the glen a turkish political figure living in exile in the united states was behind the failed coup prosecutors say the military officers they want to wrested have links to him so far 77000 people have been jailed since the failed coup talks between the taliban and afghan leaders have ended here in doha with a promise to reduce civilian casualties in afghanistan to 0 the 2 day event is expected to lead to more formal binding discussions between the 2 sides those are the headlines the news continues after europe's forbidden colony of season.
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mary moon 2 2. the wind if you can thanks yeah but we have been put in the audience so the day ends or. i'm organizing a big event said the biggest theater in this type of europe and we are marking the 4th anniversary of julia not tonge political as i don't and i for the most happening at the same day today in their lane brussels belgrade but i wish patties . naples madrid. well i desire all the all the all the venues
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all our people i think this case is not just about julian assange it's about transparency it's about democracy in europe. you know this about speaking on stage how does it fit in with your normal life this is normal. for you but don't last for just sit in the room and write for some of them tell me what you do there are books but also but they also do this also go to refugee that you think you are a new kind of from us. i don't have time to think about myself. and was this 1st the world believe me or speak around anybody focuses people. and then we get in from this side we're going to.
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thank you. so as you know we are going to listen and to have a conversation with you major intellectual. way here. so please welcome them both on state. very hard to. what they learnt from julian assange is that you have to be consistent maybe sometimes you have these temptation to feeling that you're not important that the powers are smiling at the last and last thing when we occupy our sphere that they are laughing when we are in a public space but below we have. 1000 people here tonight in 8 cities at the same
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time hundreds of thousands watching the lifestream and i think the more they kind of just sit in their own and write books even if you want to write about the refugee crisis you cannot do it if you didn't speak to a refugee for instance or if you are writing about the crisis of europe or solutions for europe i think you cannot do it you sure don't speak with the people and i think we don't have time only to sit in the warm and write about it the need to work because this continent is collapsing. thank. you. the financial crash of 2008 started in america's housing market but devastated europe as it lurched from sovereign debt crisis to it cannot be stopped nation.
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unemployment of 25 percent in some countries led to social unrest and the continent suffered the worst terrorist attacks years. and that was before over 1000000 refugees decided to walk the balkan route into europe. often all this is discussed as forces of nature beyond our control but there's a philosopher i look for their old cause what if they can only call ups refugees and terrorism are actually all caused by something more fundamental. i'm going on a journey across europe in search of what for next the crazies tearing our continent apart. to saloniki norton greece if you just visited central square you'd never guess this small charming city is at the epicenter of europe's problems. in 2015
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refugees fleeing war and poverty walked into europe sure the nearby village of edo mean. germany said they would accept serious but after more than a 1000000 people came europe panicked and sealed the border trip and also continued to come in for. greece finally cleared the domine camp in may 2015 citing sanitation and safety. but that's not the whole story. we're heading towards a new refugee camp for the refugees from the many who are more and we're going to meet most of their. most to face from aleppo and reached into many just as the border was closed. he spent 3 months there hoping and trying to cross before deltora this clear to camp and would you say are
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different dishes better here don't need a meanie like what what was better there and what is better here yeah actually. here is very plausible is. it's what tech tool from the song from from. for the tent here's a big. bunch nobody knows how long we're going to stay and we get information i wonder how long. how long it takes for the. they said no but you know. the face taking us back to domine to explain why the camp was clear. and this is something i wasn't expecting. a motorway service station transformed by those refusing the government camps. the services allow them to stay but at the same time doing good business charging them for showers.
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now is 100 persons change the players are too so we're full of chance and no no one now only me. can you show us a bit how it looked like at the tracks. so refugees fence on all this place here right this one event here. full of dance. these tricks are the most important tools from greasy ports a crucial way for local companies and multinationals to get their goods into the heart of cuba. there is a train coming. so when the tents were here at this place there were no trains coming but yeah because. there is not true way to try many times to bring the train as. and nobody will but i. do think the refugees represented the problem. for the free moving of goods and products there is
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a ministry you know and you see there. in the room with. the tribes with many ways we know that your your. more on both of our children. so you're blocking the trains deliberately you know that if you were blocking the way. you will and the greeks they will start to react to. the greek train company ois he told us they couldn't move goods for $75.00 days costing them $20000000.00 he lost shipping. i think is the best metaphor for what's happening in europe today in the sense that people refugees who are fleeing from war and from war zones such as syria but also going to stand in iraq became
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a problem. because we're at the train track and they were blocking the train trip. so it became a problem for for the for a sions for also other countries not only greece because this way was blocked so on the one hand what you can see is. refugees don't have the rights to move freely on the other hand gord's can move freely as far and as much as they want. but greece is subject to forces beyond its control. to global financial crash revealed that greece has taken out a mountain of loans from european banks. at the urging of european leaders europe's financial institutions gave greece the biggest lonely in history. and most of that money flowed straight back to the mainly french and german banks that encourage them to borrow. but the loan conditions required extreme osteria to state spending
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cuts so severe that the economy shrunk by a quarter of unemployment reached 27 percent prompting a huge rises was. another condition was must privatisation of st. today the strategically important port. it is one of the most important ports in the mediterranean and 3 simply the greek government has sold 67 percent of the shares to a chinese company called. the docks are quiet today the sell off has prompted a battle with the unions they say the troika of the international monetary fund the european central bank and the european commission are experimenting with a new kind of privatization. you would strike over the coming of the 20 days today were turned if they strike. the very going where going to trade unionists and me thinking since it's an international you know trying to use me
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think they very much interested thing the paper they say sure that this news thing there these 2 ports could escape and you should since they're private i say even the port authority or at least city it's fish features on the part of here knowing that this is the vietnam war getting their forecast for the for the headquarters and it will be privatized the day after and this building we've been given to the costco. because costco doesn't recognize unions the doctors fear they will go from being skilled employees with secure jobs to temporary workers with no rights. can you explain of what is the difference between the working conditions if the part of paedos which is still old by the greek state and the part which is already all they are using to a complex system of suffering thought so there is no direct employment by cause they come. and precarious employment that means they work. $1215.00 days
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a month so there is no stable job for them and there is no. show for trained professionals there train show that's why there are frequent. action then saying mr we know this maybe also this more that we be subcontracting expanded to other ports in europe the last 6 years. an experiment for a droid and no liberal policy is. what they are thinking here they tried to export it in other countries in a european union. what we have seen in court today was that the biggest historical achievements of the european project such as collective bargaining such as trade union organizing minimal wages all of this is actually disintegrating.
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many blame the chinese company course but i'm eating former greek finance minister yanis varoufakis who has astonishing inside information about europe's part in the deal. seems this is not working. yeah. amongst the 1st things i did in the ministry they one day to was to embark upon a. kind of silent negotiation with the chinese authorities and with the costco c.e.o. and we agreed to collective bargaining and were allowing trade unions to present workers for other board if they were given the rest of the port. secondly they agreed on a spectacular investment program of anything between 25300000000
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euros within 18 months there would have been a fantastic injection of capital of activity of jobs in the part of the us and finally most importantly there would prepared the chinese government to contribute to contribute to purchase a bond a new bond that we would issue as a minister of finance up to 10000000000 so frankly that would help us return to the markets and create effective a signal to the rest of the world that this is back now i thought that there was a very good deal and guess what happened. there was a telephone call from berlin to beijing saying keep of greece while you were negotiating with them and all deals were off because of course china is not going to jeopardize its a relationship with the heart of europe. in order to seal a deal with us currently the greek government is selling 67 percent of the part of the nose and under your deal it was supposed to be $51.00 right yes all those
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things that we had negotiated the dragon made sure that we're not part of the league he just did not want any european body for the country to even be to begin to imagine that if they voted people like us in they would get a better deal even for one person. although hugely important for greece is only a tiny part of the 35 year program of privatization across europe. sectors like railways energy paused banking airplanes were all part of the one trillion dollars of public assets privatized says $98.00. was the united kingdom under margaret thatcher that led the charge for privatisation in europe. david hall has been studying the impact of it for over 30 years privatisation supposedly reduces prizes improve
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services and so on what has your experience and your studies show it doesn't reduce prices and it usually doesn't improve services and in many cases it makes services worse. that's the basis on which prostrations always sold but immediately people have experience approaches ation almost the 1st thing that happens is that prices go up prices go up because the private companies are taken over or in the business of restructuring it to generate. returns that the. the public company didn't care. which might explain why it's usually made it popular resistance but it's almost always forced through when you tell us won't it be the referendum where laws promoting water privatization the government try to reintroduce the left that water utilities in private. why the thing that most of
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the governments in europe but also in latin america and the states still stick to this kind of economic model privatizations are seen as an easy way of getting large amounts of money into government so you can use it either true or to reduce taxes and that's half actually used and that's how again the going governments do it and that's how for example countries like greece are being instructed to use it by the i.m.f. this is this is this is the core purpose of privatization and a great concept system generate revenue to reduce the debt. and once something is in private hands it is at the risk of takeover by larger often foreign companies. i mean romania there recently protested against water and held privatization but nothing seems to get them as worked up as their forests. being handed back to private owners they've been heavily exploited by international
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investment firms and european would processing companies. on the border to be transferred way and yet he's one of the forest that has been decimated. it's be replaceable according to the lawyer representing forest owners who may now have the last intact through a forest landscape where the man has nothing to envy and least for a start. today are they are not protected. how far away is it actually one hour or depend on. their old one hour and a half day legal clear cutting mainly happens. in remote places high up in the mountains. romania was a colony of the i was trying to get real name for her and now is the 2nd poorest country in do you good with you is again it all depends if they're your project.
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their relative poverty means cutting gangs can exploit forest country can't afford to protect. the sea well he's known for it oh yeah you see it. here you can walk so this is it finally and. from here we don't see it. it's bigger and it's what we can see here is completely illegal. usually you are not allowed to cart to more than 300 forests you cut and how big is this approximately 15200 pictures of forest but i'm tired of guns. and you know we need it now they are still cutting it and they cut to every day
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since when did this start and what is the scale of this clear cutting in romania the big one it's beginning after 20022003. that was the moment when there's power for kompany or ponder force factorial. in our back onto the austrian company whole stench 5 whole for our now romania's largest processor. they don't cut the woods themselves but they're able to offer a relative fortune to those who will mostly this clearcuts done by people in the gang. these forests forged the documents and when they reached the factory they had some documents to show them that into to respect any law. but at the factory some didn't even need forged documents. their own mental
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investigation agency posed as a cutting gang willing to ignore the law something that didn't present a problem for my. little bit concerns me using rigidity fever that we have to produce or be your piece not what we get it from from our side. you decide what you want to say and. we asked her for an interview but they declined so we turned to hans a green activist who has been. one of their employees a manager has admitted that if they're on at full capacity there's no place for other processes on the market can you tell us once they end up in this factory where do they go this sawmill is actually slicing up the logs they make planks out of it and then they exported worldwide be to china japan arab
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countries even usa it's a world market a main problem is the fact that there's not much left for us to add to devalue what happens somewhere else the jobs. happen so to say somewhat out as all of these exploitation of nature is happening in romania but nothing stays here it actually goes to other countries right yeah you stay in this in this vicious circle ok of selling more and more resources at the price that is being. created or fixed somewhere else outside of your country and you stay in a dependency of those wants to buy your resources and you destroy your nature and you destroy your livelihood. this makes me wonder whether we can speak about
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a new kind of relationship which is very similar to the relationship which we had during dollars through again your money. you have the empire you have western europe all soon companies german companies french companies for cutting forests all around remaining in the for the european union and then they are importing them to europe. and there is using the natural resources not only for us but health care system education water and they are expecting the well you know in order to sort this and. so could we say that europe is actually polarizing itself.
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bang. bang. peter over here in doha the top stories from al jazeera china's foreign ministry is demanding the united states immediately cancels a potential sale of arms to taiwan the u.s. state department approve the deal worth more than 2000000000 dollars doesn't accept taiwan's independence and argues it's a breakaway province if i don't have the u.s. selling of arms to taiwan is a serious violation of international law and the norms of international relations it seriously breaches the one china principle and the rules of the 3 joints in the u.s. communicate it is a crude interference in china's internal affairs and harms china's sovereignty and security interests china is strongly dissatisfied and firmly opposed to the us is already made stern representations to the u.s. side after weeks of mass rallies hong kong's leader has described the controversial
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extradition bill as dead carolan admitted her government's work on the proposed legislation has been a total failure it would have allowed criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland china. but there are still lingering doubts about the government's sincerity or where it is whether the government will restart the process in the legislative council. so i retreat here there is no such plan that bill instead. the united arab emirates appears to be withdrawing forces from yemen that's according to media reports quoting senior iraqi officials there describing it as a quote redeployment and they're also insisting they do remain committed to the saudi led coalition which has been fighting with the rebels since 2015 the rebels are calling for a full withdrawal. turkey's ordered the arrest of 176 military officers
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accusing them of being involved in the attempted coup back in 2016 prosecutors say they have links to the 2 local and he's a turkish political figure living in exile in the u.s. his appeal is to being behind the failed coup so far 77000 people have been jailed . talks between the taliban and afghan leaders have ended here in doha with a promise to reduce civilian casualties in afghanistan to 0 the 2 day discussion is expected to lead to more formal binding talks between the 2 sides those are your headlines the news continues after europe's forbidden colony after that i'm back with the new 60 minutes of news and comment. 2 2 2 2 2 in part one we saw how the richest countries of europe are extracting the resources of
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smaller period for countries like greece and romania in what could be described as a colonial when. it's quite interesting to look back at the 1st globalization the 8090 s. the late 19th century. where you got a very similar picture of british french german. companies. investing around the world in. sometimes the same kind of sectors christine was right just as a starting not. just as then the companies buying up the sectors have close links to the state like energy giants e.d.f. owned by the french government and white and fall on by sweden but it's not limited to just european companies and governments europe is also facilitating a colonization by larger forces. sociologists and says fine and
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the abstract idea of making money from money is the real power in the world today. one way in which i would put it is sad we're really dealing with with a period that is dominated by a large of extract that is not the language they use it sounds much better if you say privatization and deregulation that's just sounds like such a intelligent and and sober way to go about it when you say finance google and all kinds of other sectors are extract sect. that doesn't feel so good it feels like something is getting taken out of the financial system it might as well be mining it has to go into other sectors and extract what makes it particularly dangerous unlike say more traditional forms of investment and corporate is that it can extract not just from the very rich but from
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anything including very modest to end. it even dollars who once reported the free market are worried. you know central the old also from gary and emperor former politician gosh but i must campaign for hungary's transition from communism to the free market. but he was 40 fight when that led to millions losing their jobs he puts this recent trend into historical context but. the so this is the same continent as him without responsibility without the political project without the royal navy without the reduced raj without introducing this and that this is just sheer economic and political force being applied. without any kind of responsibility in any kind of. idea about economy future whatever to the week
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a conscience so basically i mean this is even worse than o'neill is because school only ways in many ways twice this is a politics of totally responsible it's cheating everything and everybody in the same manner maximizing profits and neglecting strategy. and you know this is not the road me you know corrupt company or a little general motors or the old standard oil that had some sort of policy that had some sort of construction that has been you know fresh out of the political authorities and so on so forth these companies today didn't have any policy not even a wrong one not even an evil one they just want they just want the money. much of that money flows through the city of london europe's biggest financial center.
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but how long london will retain that position is i'm not his britain wall today in the referendum to leave that you enjoy in 2016. this utterly stunned the british and european establishment who blamed it on the economic laws or who they say are also in a fog. but britain was also the pioneer of privatisation in europe especially in places like port tolbert in wales . the last surviving blast furnace of britain's once mighty steel industry this facility was sold off in the eighty's and is now owned by the indian giant. periodical trade in tuples so i wonder is it really immigration or economics behind briggs. immigration it's not just a case of thank heaven i would say can i want jobs a lot of jobs that they've taken because people don't want to him anymore farmers will tell you our farmers cannot get people to go into
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a field and pick pick sprouts or whatever it might be just because we come out of europe doesn't mean to say it was you know to solve the problem because if you still can't get people to pick the stripes or to pick the fruits then you know that people into doing. what is the importance and significance of the steel factory. and how it all could change if those would be there things on ordinary citizens for families and so i want well paul told her push to risk all the other downstream suppliers that we've got you know we don't trust road which is 50 mile down the road that has every single heins team in this country originates from ports over and is then tinned in the effect in the economy of you all of sense with this would be simply added if anything happened to the knock on effect would be incredible you call it shops headdresses petrol stations self employed people you builders you carpenters all these people rely on the steel works because the people work if you
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feed them as well and if you water to remain on the referendum. you're going to give. up your little i'm very disillusioned with. the. parliamentary processes that go on stage where. the closely just turn me off completely off i walk into walked. into t.t. to play you know i think. shop a great show that's where i. am for a change as much as in the rocky play there he is around here. and people have nothing to lose. so it isn't the immigration they're angry about but the colonial style extraction britain has practiced on itself for 35 years the efforts of which are all of us in mark's hometown of tredegar which lost its steel mill in
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2013. and all of this is now both permanent i don't know this but what was it before. it was fantasy to farai into things in a laundromat he was and how does this connect that with the steel works because this is santa i mean last night. people can't afford to buy the product so use the same system because now if you look around you see if i take away the tax side. this is the kind of place supposedly full of hatred for immigrants but it seems that resentment of foreigners has little to do with their anger at the e.u. in the pub i find out what the issue really is prepared for an economics lesson well styled. in a sort of new low in here liberal economic model full employment is not not of vital importance it's fatal to communities like this where full employment and and
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in industry were so important and the result is poverty crime. and the only thing seen in inequalities which nearly new your liberal new. has caused one major issue which is you've got companies real bigger than countries so we've got a choice for that crossroads jew except that we're going down a road of this neo liberal leaning neo liberalism is a myth of global corporations which then start to rule the world or we're going to start go in well actually no i can't be allowed to what we got to get back to is assets that a british assets that the french assets the german a controlled by those states you know the biggest freight. company in this country is germany all our water companies or electrical cars in the east are all foreign sure that coming right their finger after a break ok want to be open to the dangers of globalization nearly burst
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a wall or big companies will still be hearing you have the opportunity for exploitation that's the way same with the arena well right this would really make a big big difference because they control it whatever. how can this colonial process of dispossession be taking place in such a massive scale without becoming headline you. well this 21st century colonialism doesn't ride into town waving a national flag he just seems to happen. but it's actually the result of institutions and rules designed to be shipped and. i'm going to try and unravel this beginning at the port of call if you're going to hurt. the so-called. jungle. which is a refugee camp in. jungle is home to those trying to cross the 20 miles of sea
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between here and britain i was sitting between the french government's regular attempts to clear it at a time when it's still growing you can still see 3000 people here who are in a kind of limbo. people from syria afghanistan africa iraq and all those countries from war souls on the other hand everything is being done to preserve the fleet floating off towards. the euro tunnel connects britain to europe and covers over $100000000000.00 of trade a year. junkie is the director of public affairs. so all the channel tunnel carries a loss high value to perishable the just in time components for manufacturing the express deliveries the internet retail so companies can actually manage their stock in a constantly moving process that saves them from having warehousing saves them enormous
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costs and it means that they can have these integrated businesses that operate across the whole of europe in. the fall area after the 5 kilometers is like this. previously we had to the boundary fence sort of thing you see around any factory or any industrial site then. people started to try and break down the fences so the answer was increased the follow up since these are the standard high security fences and very difficult to cut very different crime so we now have a very sophisticated fencing and surveillance operation. and since october last year we've had no disruption from the migrant crisis so what about the refugees who came from syria from either mainly from greece who are actually also trying justify the better life their future problem is something which is a geopolitical issue so we were company in the business to not price between
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folkston and culling we're not we don't have a role a major role in solving the refugee crisis that's for governments international institutions to to manage we have a role a responsibility to our customers to our shareholders to our own staff and to anybody. who's on our side. your eternal security is now a seamless operation involving french and u.k. forces a relationship established only after the company sued the government in a special for putting forth over questions as to exactly where that responsibility cutting and what how much response from security on a shelf. and so. there was a case in the international trouble tradition. in 2001 the 1st to set the record for the state of that responsibility. obviously from the perspective of the company you're
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a title it makes sense to ask the course to be covered from the state because in the 1st place the state was responsible for the refugee crisis but it's very interesting to see what is precisely the mechanism which is being used here in order to get the cost being covered by the state. court of arbitration or to britain and france to pay your account of $25000000.00 for the cost of securing against migrants in the late ninety's. this is highly controversial so i'm going to the heart of the e.u. brussels to talk to someone who knows how the secret process this war. that court this part of the investor state dispute settlement mechanism known as the ice d.s. which allows companies to sue states when their profits are tretton. the whole point about the investor state dispute mechanism is that it runs outside the court
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system it's about a special sort of law for big corporations i.z.'s is part of that is here to write i stay at is part of the t.t. ip so for most of the ordinary people if you mention something such as t.t. . they will not understand what it is about ok with a tip is the transatlantic trade and investment partnership and it's a major trade deal on the board being discussed now between the european union and the united states it has all sorts of implications you know from the food you ate the medicines you take the vehicles that you drive the energy that you have animal welfare whether you want to keep genetically modified organisms out of your crops you know if the worst comes to the worst and some of the big corporations get what they want. this really is a could be a potential real rollback of a lot of the very valuable legislation that
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a lot of people who fought over the years to get in the european here ok follow your. supporters on the other hand say that harmonization of regulations will draw the european economy by tens of billions of dollars a year. so i thought it would be sensible to see the document and gene agreed to take me to the reading room for members of the european parliament it's not open to the public in any sort of way. you only get access to the documents if the institutions documents they are gives you permission. going. so if the united states says we're not willing to let you see our documents you don't going to see that. it's taken a massive european wide grassroots campaign for any peace to be allowed to see the text of the t.t.p. agreement. and even now it was pulling hard to find. that's that's the number that i was given below there may be no where is it if
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you're already the living room yeah because what we were told was forcing some painful history that. you know now ok. i came. back they only got half instructions it's opposite force the 17 ok let's show you that you get to go to the over there was. no it's not that one line up at the top and in that case then it's you want. to go to the who. said no she says we can't film here. anymore is this that it will. no. he confirms it is there all
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the huge trade agreement is behind and find a bill unmarked door with a security keypad. thanks as a minister of finance of greece of one of the member states who was affected by these negotiations i had to sign a non-disclosure agreement promising that i would not reveal to my constituents to my voters that which i read if i was allowed to have a look at those negotiating documents this is preposterous and this is this is this is a v another mint over the democratic process representatives in a representative democracy keeping the de most of the prison that they represent in complete darkness about what they're saying on their behalf. so why all the secrecy we can leaks has exposed the t.t.p. and its siblings the transpacific partnership and a similar deal covering services so you're going to risk your trolling times.
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for dorian embassy in london he explains why we only know about disagreements from leaks. these big teeth 3 agreements cater to your ip and t.v. be. kept secret because otherwise they're windrush democratic opposition in the population and they won't be possible to negotiate you can come to conclusion i mean it's pretty obvious what do they tell us about the new global order and what their deaths on democracy these are the most significant. plan to reorder the legal and economic structure of the west and friends. at least since the construction of europe the nature of the agreements is a construction of a new legal and economic block or ultra neoliberal system which will which will
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cement alter near liberalism within your and a wide range of other countries in treaty form and treaties are very very hard to change because you need agreement of all the countries participating in treated change it so it is that the end of any other political project because only by violating the rule of law by carrying out these treaties that you've agreed to that in fact you can proceed in a different political direction. i don't think this process could be described as colonialism as a new kind in a way of colonialism yes it's a it's a new multinational colonialism heinies. these trade agreements reveal hidden mechanisms to which europe is on the one hand colonized by multinational companies and financial institutions and on the other hand colonizing itself. however these very same forces are behind
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a more traditional style of colonization which is not through trade agreements but for bombs and wars. the u.s. british and french air strikes against president at half in libya in 2011 swept away a regime that was controlling migrant flows from africa into least huge amounts of weapons into an already unstable region. the females suggest the real reasons for francis involvement were less than humanitarian. gadhafi had accumulated more than 143 tons of gold and was planning to use this to introduce. an african dyna as an alternative currency to the franc in francophone africa so this was a threat to french colonial worst. desires within the francophone countries. this reveals precisely how the refugees are
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linked to europe's economic crisis part from being some kind of a natural disaster as for or a flood it is europe's colonial behavior brought that forces them to make that dangerous journey. and carry a philosopher agnes heller has lived through a lot of european history including losing her father in auschwitz. she says the refugees challenge europe's core idea of itself in the 18th century already and of 1st constitution of france to our right to rights became lexx lot i've heard in the constitution the right of man don and the right of the citizen drug to sit so i am the program yes now does that add in a conflict situation in europe to do other men. and right would the basic goal of
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blank to think or done a future yes because they are indeed the men like us they are like us there are born with reason and conscience and right to liberty and to fear and to all kind of freedoms and to live just like us so we have to lead them in and they are the hand the inventor's also the right of citizens in their country and is their citizens should decide who can and that their territory are not this is the right old us it is at the 1st time in our history short of his started 200 years has learned it occurred that the right of man and the right of his insisted or out of the each other of course you good government can persuade a citizen to give priority to human rights a bad government like us where is who is the citizen not to forget our part 2 of my mates general. so maybe the danger they pose
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is not that one or even 2000000 people. or 500000000. but because admitting we should provide for these fellow humans would reveals how europe's own citizens have been stripped of their resources and democracy by this financial colonization. and that is a. look at how the anger and frustration this generates is manifesting itself political on both sides of the spectrum. and search out some hope for europe's future. we don't want the state involved because this is a. movement of people in fact in charge of one here not from the right to do. 2 2 what went wrong in society that
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opened up the space for m p immigrant ratio is the european parliament it's not accountable and it's impossible for the people to bear that is for link up our people don't want to take more for their needs and if so for the strong man our song woman who was getting the growth of rejectionism of this world because the model doesn't work europe's forbidden colony episode 2 on al-jazeera. hello again welcome back to international weather forecast or seeing
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