Source – eurointelligence.com
– “…It appears the establishment – as Nigel Farage confirmed – is befuddled and losing control. Fighting this anti-globalisation push on many fronts is becoming untenable for them…What we are seeing is not a flaw in democracy, but democracy in action: the system is rebelling”:
(Et Tu Austria – 3rd European Nation Abandons TTIP Trade Deal)
In our coverage on the slow death of TTIP we focused on Germany and France.
We are now hearing that the Austrian SPÖ, the majority partner in the governing grand coalition, is also opposed – and not only to TTIP but also to the CETA deal with Canada.
Der Standard quotes Chancellor Christian Kern as questioning CETA just after vice-chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner from the ÖVP, the centre right coalition partner, questioned TTIP.
Kern is planning to consult his party base before taking a formal decision but this procedure is certain to lead to the rejection…
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