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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… »

30.04.2016 Pressenza London

What is the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership?

What is the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership?

Produced by 38 Degrees (1) Watch this cartoon video that makes some of the most important points about a Trade Agreement designed to benefit Banks and Corporations at the expense of ordinary people. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4OQeekSD6s&app=desktop 1.Why ‘38 Degrees’?… »

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