Economics

30.06.2015 Tony Robinson

On what basis should Greeks vote yes or no on Sunday?

On what basis should Greeks vote yes or no on Sunday?

There is endless commentary in the media about which way Greeks should vote to avoid an apocalypse. Some say Greeks should continue to accept the conditions required by the IMF, the European Central Bank and the European Commission. Others say Greeks should reject those conditions and go back and negotiate … »

30.06.2015 Pressenza London

Forcing regime change in Greece: the Troika v. Democracy

Forcing regime change in Greece: the Troika v. Democracy

We reproduce here some views from Podemos and Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz In view of the situation in Greece, and following the breakdown in the negotiations by the Eurogroup, Podemos wishes to communicate the following: 1.- Last Monday, the Greek government presented a proposal to … »

30.06.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Greece: Capitalism Has Devolved Into Looting

Greece: Capitalism Has Devolved Into Looting

…when you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work, and your laws don’t protect you against them, but protect them against you–when you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice–you may know that your society is doomed.   –  Ayn Rand, “Atlas Shrugged” … »

29.06.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Participatory Guarantee Systems for certification of organic products

Participatory Guarantee Systems for certification of organic products

While third-party certification systems for organic products are doing an excellent job at what they were designed for and have vastly increased the global market and awareness of organic products, Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) offer a complementary, low-cost, locally-based system of quality assurance, with a heavy emphasis on social control … »

28.06.2015 Silvia Swinden

Can a Pope start a positive domino? The Eco-Eco initiative

Can a Pope start a positive domino? The Eco-Eco initiative

What are the biggest worries of the present times? For many it is Climate Change, for many others it is inequality and economic violence. For everybody it is physical violence. The unspeakable violence unleashed in the Middle East boomeranging back to its cradle in the West, the horrifying violence of … »

27.06.2015 Russia Today

Greece to hold national referendum on debt deal – PM

Greece to hold national referendum on debt deal – PM

The Greek PM has announced a national referendum on July 5 on the conditions of the debt deal with international creditors. It’s up to the Greek people, Tsipras said, to make a fateful decision on the country’s sovereignty, independence and future. “These proposals, which clearly violate the European rules and … »

26.06.2015 Shamsul Haque Basunia

Bangladesh: freelancing as number one job for young people

Bangladesh: freelancing as number one job for young people

Rapidly, because of outsourcing, freelancing is becoming a most popular and favoured profession for the young people of Bangladesh. Especially, search engine optimization (SEO), Web design and building, also Photoshop skills exercising is also popular along with content provision and article writing. These are all very familiar tasks and in … »

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