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OECD Takes Strong Stance on Corporate Tax Avoidance - by James Griffin
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released a major proposal for curbing corporate tax avoidance yesterday. The OECD recommends international cooperation to prevent large corporations from avoiding taxes in the countries where they do business. The OECD plan comes amidst increased calls to crack down on corporate tax avoidance.
Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:14AM
For Scotland’s Right to National Self-Determination - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Thousands of Scottish nationalists protesting the biased coverage of the BBC against Scottish independence on Sunday, September 14th. In addition, in recent months, large protests have also come out against the BBC’s biased coverage of the Israeli massacre of Palestinians in Gaza as well as their lack of coverage of a large protest against anti-working class austerity carried out by the British government.]
Posted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:19PM
Pirate Bay founder on trial again (video/mp4 48.8MB) - by IndyRadio
Political prisoner Per Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, aka Anakata, is now on trial in Denmark where the game began with tables tilted against him. A video is attached to help you understand the legal struggles of Pirate Bay, and how it relates to the concepts of freedom vs. property in a rapidly changing world.
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:53AM
The BRICS: Challengers to the Global Status Quo - by Walden Bello
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 4:32AM
UN Votes for Process to Enact Bankruptcy Treaty and Stop Vulture Funds - by james
The UN General Assembly passed a historic resolution to begin treaty negotiations to enact a global bankruptcy process and stop predatory hedge funds. The resolution passed by a super-majority vote of 124-11 with 41 abstentions. The US voted no along with 10 other countries. The bankruptcy process could make it more difficult for hold-out investors to block countries from debt restructuring and could limit future defaults.
Posted: Tue Sep 9, 2014 1:58PM
Brazilian Black Bloc -- still resisting (video/mp4 35.3MB) - by Support your local Black Bloc
Introdução ao Black Bloc -- Introduction to the Black Bloc Brazilian activists are embracing the Black Bloc tactic which proved very successful and appreciated by non-Bloc protesters against austerity (the teacher's union sent a formal thank you to the local Black Bloc for protecting their march from police attack).
Posted: Sun Sep 7, 2014 3:54PM
NSA helped track Kurds for massacre in Turkey - by IndyRadio
Tracking by the NSA proven lethal.
Posted: Sun Sep 7, 2014 4:02AM
Fingerprinting the Internet Governance Forum - by IndyRadio
Invasive tracking was used by the host country of the Internet Governance forum. During the week of the forum in Turkey, trials of 29 twitter users continued uninterrupted nearby.
Posted: Sun Sep 7, 2014 3:30AM
A Second Examination of Skinwalkers & 'Skinwalkers Moon' by Randee Redwillow - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
A SECOND EXAMINATION OF SKINWALKERS & 'SKINWALKERS MOON' BY RANDEE REDWILLOW
Posted: Fri Sep 5, 2014 1:26AM
UN Treaty Could Enact Global Bankruptcy Process and Stop Predatory Funds - by James Griffin
The UN General Assembly votes Tuesday on a convention that could enact a global bankruptcy process and stop predatory hedge funds. Bolivia proposed the resolution that if voted upon is expected to pass by a majority.
Posted: Thu Sep 4, 2014 11:04AM
Tibet's journey towards democracy, peace with justice and dignity - by Yeshe Choesang
Dharamshala: - Month of September Tibetans in exile mark the 54th anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day. At the same time it is a time when we remember and celebrate the historical day that efforts to transform the exiled Tibetan society into a democracy. We should remember the day with His Holiness the Dalai Lama's collective efforts and value-commitment to democracy sustained non-violent and peaceful resistance against the Chinese rule to make millions of people across the world pay attentio...
Posted: Tue Sep 2, 2014 11:37PM
United Nations Small Islands Conference Fails to Address Major Debt and Tax Crisis - by Sophia Har
UN conference on SIDS fails to address the major debt and tax crises.
Posted: Tue Sep 2, 2014 1:03PM
Free Trade Agreement TTIP Endangers Democracy - by Christoph Bautz, U Storost and A Sawatzki
Investor courts of arbitration create an exclusive special right for foreign corporations. They could demand unlimited compensation when they see profits narrowed by democratic decisions. The lawsuits will be decided by economic lawyers who change roles as prosecutors, defendants and judges, not independent courts. Investor protection trumps labor and environmental rights! Stopping the TTIP is central to preserving sovereignty, environmental justice and the public sector
Posted: Tue Sep 2, 2014 5:20AM
anarchist reportback from ferguson - by chris irwin
Three Rivers Earth First! sent me to ferguson to scout and report back. This is the report back.
Posted: Sat Aug 30, 2014 12:04PM
TOR developer Appelbaum explains why you are not exempt from NSA surveillance (video/mp4 63.4MB) - by IndyRadio
In South Africa, Jacob Appelbaum didn't have to explain the meaning of oppression or colonization, so he went right ahead to explain the role of the NSA and why you are not exempt.
Posted: Sat Aug 30, 2014 3:43AM
Banks and Investors Challenge Predatory Funds Solutions Fall Short of Comprehensive Prote - by James Griffin
The International Capital Market Association (ICMA), a group of banks and investors, released a new debt framework this morning aimed at reducing the ability of predatory funds and holdout investors to undermine debt restructuring. The plan was created after meetings convened by the US Treasury Department in the wake of Greece's debt restructuring and comes in the aftermath of the landmark debt case between Argentina and NML Capital.
Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:46AM
Philippines: Charter change and foreign ownership of land not solution to development - by Walden Bello
As plenary debates on House Joint Congressional Resolution No. 1, amending the economic provisions of the 1986 Constitution, began today, Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello challenged proponents of the resolution to admit that foreign ownership of land is among the main objectives of the proposal.
Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 3:11AM
Great Zine on Collective Housing Strategies and Tactics - by The Ant Hill Collective
D.I.Y. distro of a zine that serves as a tool and resource guide on the logistics, strategies, tactics and general theory and practice of collectives and cooperative housing projects as they relate to building political power from the grass roots to the global. Please help spread the word!
Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:02PM
The Free Trade Trap - by Harald Klimenta
Political economies are calibrated to a form of economics oriented exclusively in competitiveness and high profits... The selling off of public services through the agreement on trade with services (GATS) and the new editipn of MAI were prevented because of social protest... A crucial challenge for the movement critical of free trade is that there is no open social discussion about what trade policy we need and want.
Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 4:35AM
Calling for anti-capitalist bloc at the People's Climate March - by Some NYC @'s
On September 20, 2014, Bill McKibben's 350.org and a host of other Green NGOs are calling ( http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/a-call-to-arms-an-invitation-to-demand-action-on-climate-change-20140521 ) for a massive march through New York City to demand "the world we know is within our reach: a world with an economy that works for people and the planet. A world safe from the ravages of climate change. A world with good jobs, clean air, and healthy communities for everyone."
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:41PM