Economics

18.01.2015 Pressenza London

Good news: the Stop TTIP a campaign marches on

Good news: the Stop TTIP a campaign marches on

THE SELF-ORGANISED EUROPEAN CITIZENS’ INITIATIVE AGAINST TTIP AND CETA has reached over 1,200,000 signatures. You can see the interactive map with signatures by country HERE In spite of having very little press and apparently a very low profile as far as ordinary people’s discussions are concerned, millions in Europe are … »

17.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Contribution by Dave Anderson MP in Debate on TTIP, 15 January 2015 3.10pm Mr David Anderson (Blaydon [on-Tyne, UK]) (Lab): I support fair trade, but properly regulated trade. Countries that trade are less likely to end up fighting each other. We would be daft, as the hon. Member for North … »

07.01.2015 TRANSCEND Media Service

The Trans-Pacific Trade (TPP) Agreement Must Be Defeated

by US Sen. Bernie Sanders – Reader Supported News Via Transcend Media Service 03 January 15 – The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a disastrous trade agreement designed to protect the interests of the largest multi-national corporations at the expense of workers, consumers, the environment and the foundations of American democracy. »

29.12.2014 TRANSCEND Media Service

BRICS: China Steps In as World’s New Bank

BRICS: China Steps In as World’s New Bank

by William Pesek – Bloomberg View, via Transcend Media Service Thanks to China, Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund, Jim Yong Kim of the World Bank and Takehiko Nakao of the Asian Development Bank may no longer have much meaningful work to do. Beijing’s move to  … »

28.12.2014 Télam - Agencia Nacional de Noticias de la República Argentina

The NY Court of Appeals granted the vulture funds request of information on Argentine assets

The NY Court of Appeals granted the vulture funds request of information on Argentine assets

The New York Second Circuit Court of Appeals confirmed Judge Thomas Griesa’s ruling, which had granted to vulture funds their request of seeking official information (discovery) on Argentine assets in the United States, as part of their litigation against the Argentine Republic. Nevertheless, the Court magistrates recommended Griesa “to take … »

20.12.2014 Redazione Italia

The Cost of Austerity in Greece

The Cost of Austerity in Greece

Athens, Paris, 18 December 2014 Austerity measures adopted in response to the economic crisis have adversely impacted human rights, such as the rights to work and health, and curtailed fundamental freedoms in Greece, denounce FIDH and its member organisation the Hellenic League for Human Rights (HLHR) in a report … »

19.12.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

Middle East — 8.6 Million Lives Torn Apart

Middle East — 8.6 Million Lives Torn Apart

Human Wrongs Watch Amman, 19 December 2014 - “The Syria crisis represents the biggest threat to children of recent times. By the end of 2015, the lives of over 8.6 million children across the region will have been torn apart by violence and forced displacement. That compares to a figure … »

14.12.2014 Silvia Swinden

Delusional antihumanism masquerading as academic opinion

Delusional antihumanism masquerading as academic opinion

From Critical Thinking: “An economist wrote a letter to the Financial Times recently: [December 11, 2014] “We simply don’t need so many humans Sir, Reforming immigration policies for Europe — and the other rich countries — may not even be needed if the technology gurus have it only … »

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