I didn’t think TTIP could get any scarier, but then I spoke to the EU official in charge of it (The Independent, 15-10-2015)


With just eight words Trade Commissioner, Cecilia Malmström exposed everything that's wrong with the deal, and why it needs to be defeated.

When put to her, Malmström acknowledged that a trade deal has never inspired such passionate and widespread opposition. Yet when I asked the trade commissioner how she could continue her persistent promotion of the deal in the face of such massive public opposition, her response came back icy cold: “I do not take my mandate from the European people.”