Economic Violence

06.06.2016 Silvia Swinden

Labour Party UK considering Universal Basic Income

Labour Party UK considering Universal Basic Income

John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, has declared his Party’s interest in studying UBI as a response to the mechanisation of the workforce. Under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn there is no doubt a search for more humanising economic models is taking place. We reported in Pressenza last year, in response… »

28.05.2016 Pressenza London

Even the IMF—the IMF!—turns on neoliberalism

Even the IMF—the IMF!—turns on neoliberalism

New paper by three IMF economists finds that policies of capital account liberalization and austerity fuel inequality, which in turn hurts growth—”the very thing that the neoliberal agenda is intent on  boosting.” by Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Common Dreams In what may be a sign… »

16.05.2016 Pressenza London

Breaking news: ‘There Is no migrant crisis’

Breaking news: ‘There Is no migrant crisis’

In fact, the world is facing ‘a crisis of global injustice caused by war, poverty, and inequality,’ says Global Justice Now by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer for Common Dreams Search the Internet for articles on the so-called “migrant crisis,” and half a million results pop… »

03.05.2016 Redacción Barcelona

Interview Susan George: Direct consequences of signing the TTIP

Interview Susan George: Direct consequences of signing the TTIP

Interview with Susan George, philosopher and political analyst. President of the Planning Committee of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. Former Vice President of ATTAC France. During her visit to Barcelona to attend the 4º Seminario de Convivencia Planetaria, Construimos Biocivilización, we had the opportunity to meet with Susan George. In… »

13.04.2016 Pressenza London

Confessions of a Panama Papers hit man

Confessions of a Panama Papers hit man

By John Perkins* for Common Dreams. The Panama Papers should be no surprise. I was there in the 1970s, when the system they’ve exposed was set in motion. As an Economic Hit Man (an EHM), I helped forge this global economy that is based on legalized crimes. It’s a… »

04.04.2016 Pressenza London

Corporate Media gatekeepers protect western 1% from Panama leak

Corporate Media gatekeepers protect western 1% from Panama leak

By Craig Murray Whoever leaked the Mossack Fonseca papers appears motivated by a genuine desire to expose the system that enables the ultra wealthy to hide their massive stashes, often corruptly obtained and all involved in tax avoidance. These Panamanian lawyers hide the wealth of a significant proportion of… »

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