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28.02.2015 Tony Robinson

The Humanist Party wants to participate in Buenos Aires elections

The Humanist Party wants to participate in Buenos Aires elections

The Humanist Party in Buenos Aires is looking for the necessary support so that it can present an independent list of candidates in the “simultaneous and obligatory open primaries” (PASO in Spanish initials), in other words, without forming alliances with other political parties. In addition to preparing lists for Buenos … »

28.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Iran, China Moving toward Strategic Relations

Iran, China Moving toward Strategic Relations

More than four decades have passed since the establishment of official political relations between Iran and China. Although these effective players in East and West Asia have had longstanding relations as old as the history of the Silk Road, political and economic relations between the two countries have been sometimes … »

28.02.2015 Dr. Gordon Edwards

Inside the race for Canada’s nuclear waste

Inside the race for Canada’s nuclear waste

I read with interest the article on Nuclear Wastes in Canada that appeared in today’s Report on Business [ROB]. It is an important topic for all Canadians to be aware of, and the article contains a good deal of useful information once it settles down to business.   … »

28.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

UK: Save Our National Health Service

UK: Save Our National Health Service

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham today accused the government of plans to “open up the NHS to private bidders across Europe”, after it was revealed that any NHS contract over £625,000 will now be put out to tender. The changes were put out on February 6th as MPs headed away … »

27.02.2015 Tony Henderson

HSBC: still bending the rules

HSBC: still bending the rules

Rogue trader Nick Leeson told the South China Morning Post’s Eugene Henderson (SCMP, February 27, 2015) that there will be more financial scandals so long as people go unpunished. He was interviewed given his infamy as the ‘notorious’ stocks & shares trader on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of … »

26.02.2015 Guillermo Sullings

Greece’s choice: save the people or the banks?

Greece’s choice: save the people or the banks?

The recent rise to power of the left wing party Syriza with Tsipras as Prime Minister has renewed expectations about the paths that the country can take to resolve her crisis. Tsipras’s promise to put an end to the extreme measures generated favourable expectations, but the question that arises is … »

26.02.2015 Pressenza New York

Joseph Stiglitz Stands Against Trade Agreements

Joseph Stiglitz Stands Against Trade Agreements

New York Feb 25 2015 – The United States is trying to impose a strong investment pact within two big, so-called “partnership” agreements that are now being negotiated, one bridging the Atlantic, the other the Pacific. But there is growing opposition. Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning Economist, Columbia University professor, former … »

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