Economics

20.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Activists vs Lobbyists sending TTP-TTIP down the drain

Activists vs Lobbyists sending TTP-TTIP down the drain

Two years ago, conventional wisdom said that in the epic fight between corporate-backed trade deals and regular citizens, stopping these dangerous deals would be nearly impossible.In one corner, there are hundreds of corporate lobbyists and government officials doing everything they can to increase corporations’ power over our lives through two … »

15.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Violent episode in Economic Corridor movie

Violent episode in Economic Corridor movie

Pakistan: Life is cheap and miserable here. Asian Tigers, business tycoons, military strategic partners, and aggressive contractors fighting hard to find ways to suck the blood of ignorant or innocent human beings of this earth who are daily deceived through beautiful words and jargon, statistics, dreamy images and lifestyles. Irshad … »

25.04.2015 Pressenza London

TTIP – denial in face of defeat

TTIP – denial in face of defeat

By John Hilary 21 April 2015 for OpenDemocracy, Our NHS This week sees the start of the ninth round of talks towards the infamous Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the EU-US treaty that is widely seen as one of the greatest threats … »

16.04.2015 Pressenza London

UK Elections: non-dom tax avoiders

UK Elections: non-dom tax avoiders

By Peter Dombi for Our Broken System This week the Labour Party made a manifesto pledge to abolish the scandalous ‘Non-Dom’ rule, which allows wealthy individuals to avoid paying tax on their foreign earnings, while the rest of us ordinary mortals have to pay all our tax in … »

03.04.2015 Pressenza London

TTIP: Global Day of Action April 18th 2015

TTIP: Global Day of Action April 18th 2015

People and the planet before profits! Global Call to Action to Defeat Free Trade and Investment Treaties We, civil society organizations, trade unions, farmers, youth, women, indigenous movements and grassroots activists from across the world, are calling for a Global Day of Action on 18 April 2015 to stop … »

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