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26.02.2015 Guillermo Sullings

Greece’s choice: save the people or the banks?

Greece’s choice: save the people or the banks?

The recent rise to power of the left wing party Syriza with Tsipras as Prime Minister has renewed expectations about the paths that the country can take to resolve her crisis. Tsipras’s promise to put an end to the extreme measures generated favourable expectations, but the question that arises is … »

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 … »

15.12.2014 Anna Polo

Passion, hugs, hypocrisy and commitment on the second day of the Summit

Passion, hugs, hypocrisy and commitment on the second day of the Summit

Outside the auditorium that hosted the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates colourful canvases, posters and Tibet flags were displayed to welcome and support the Dalai Lama. It was a very busy morning, with three round tables that happened without a moment’s respite, with a real bombardment of intellectual and emotional … »

04.08.2014 Pressenza London

The European Commission’s great TTIP betrayal

The European Commission’s great TTIP betrayal

By Glyn Moody When the European Commission was laying the foundations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – TTIP, also known as TAFTA by analogy with NAFTA – it was doubtless hoping that the public would ignore it, just as it had ignored countless other boring trade agreements. »

18.07.2014 Pressenza London

EU: A union for big banks

EU: A union for big banks

Published by the Corporate Europe Observatory in January 2014 We reproduce here the Conclusions of this exhaustive study into the new EU “Banking Union”. The original can be read here Though the banking union is an ambitious project, it is not particularly promising. Bankers, Commissioners, politicians and … »

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