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France: Sidewalk human chain proposed for route of banned Paris Climate march on Sunday - by John Englart (Takver)
Paris: Coalition Climat 21 have proposed a human chain be formed between 12 noon and 1pm along the sidewalks of the Boulevarde Voltaire from between Place de la Republique and Place de la Nation. This was the original route of the climate march that has been planned for several months for Sunday November 29 in Paris, before the French state under the State of Emergency banned all street marches following the terrorist attacks that killed 130 people.
Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:45AM
Economic Crises as Sicknesses and Catastrophes - by S Puehringer, M Schnetzer and P Schreiner
The 2008 financial crisis is often wrongly described as a "state debt crisis" where cause and effect are inverted and economists and the market are released from responsibility. The Austrian economist Stephan Puehringer shows how sickness and catastrophe metaphors dominate discussion. The "patient Germany" has a "serious infection" or the German economy has been "infected." The "American crisis" is described as an "economic Tsunami." How perverse that the social state is dismantled and work...
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 4:14AM
Ataques en París - by partido comunista internacional
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:09AM
Attacks in Paris - by International Communist Party
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 1:52AM
G20 Focuses on Paris Attacks and Economic Stability - by Greg Williams
G20 Calls on Congress to Pass IMF Voting Reform
Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2015 12:31PM
Capitalism is the Problem - by Ferdinand Scholz and Matthias Kiefer
Prosperity in large part is based on the ecological and social exploitation of poor countries in Africa and Asia. Today 20% of humanity consume 80% of global resources. For several billions people, hunger, sickness, exploitation and low wages are the daily routine while a tiny upper class swims in unfathomable abundance. The poor are played off against each other while the richest hide billions in tax havens. Counter-measures are necessary for a world moving to justice, inclusion and human...
Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 4:18AM
10 Shocking Realities of the TPP - by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers
Now we see why the US Trade Representative and President Obama wanted to keep the TPP secret for four years after it was ratified. It if had not been for a very aggressive fight against fast track trade authority in which hundreds of thousands of people participated, we would not be seeing the text.
Posted: Mon Nov 9, 2015 4:49PM
Reviews: Submission as Freedom. Life in Neoliberalism - by R Beyss, S Friedrich and W Gaum
The challenge of neoliberalism took an offensive form in the global North with the victories of Reagan and Thatcher. No coop and no dictatorship were needed to gain mass support for the political ideological hegemony. A neoliberal morality was implemented connected with market conformity, adjustment readiness, self-discipline and active, competitive, entrepreneurial and egoistic life praxis. Stagnation, unemployment and futurelessness demand counter-measures. Is the market self-healing? What...
Posted: Mon Nov 9, 2015 3:38AM
Greek conscripts: 'we won't take part in fighting migrants' - by Diktio Spartakos
A collective statement on the migrant crisis from “Diktyo Spartakos” (‘Spartacus Net’), a far leftist formation inside the Greek army, and signed by conscript soldiers from 50 different units.
Posted: Sun Nov 8, 2015 10:16PM
Protest song for Paris Climate Talks - by Anonymous
Ahead of the Paris Climate March on November 29th, The Beholders have released 'Che Che', their remake of the cover 'Hasta Siempre'.
Posted: Sun Nov 8, 2015 8:32AM
Wallpamu: Basta Ya de torturas y represión! - by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Wallpamu: Basta Ya de torturas y represión! nuestrAmerika al Sur del Sur Solidaridad con el Pueblo Mapuche en lucha!
Posted: Fri Nov 6, 2015 8:52AM
TPP Text Reveals Broad New Powers to Attack Food Safety, Food Labeling Laws - by via Food & Water Watch
11.5.15, WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Obama administration released the long-secret text of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal that would weaken consumer protections, undermine U.S. food safety standards and prevent commonsense food labeling. The language included in the TPP is more aggressive than previous trade deals and provides broad new powers for other countries and foreign corporations to challenge U.S. food safety and food labeling measures.
Posted: Thu Nov 5, 2015 8:37PM
Nurses: Final TPP Text Even Worse Than Advertised - by via National Nurses United
Release of the full text of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade confirms nurses concerns about broad threats to public health and safety in the U.S. and other nations, National Nurses United said today. Photo: Led by Senator Bernie Sanders,more than 1,000 protesters march from the AFL-CIO headquarters to the office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Potesters rallied to protest the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Posted: Thu Nov 5, 2015 1:32PM
Today may be the day to donate to Riseup - by via The Riseup Birds
When you give to Riseup, know that you are also supporting a large portion of our users who rely on our services and are not in a position to give us money. Lots of folks live in the Global South, ie countries financially plundered by imperialism and neoliberalism, and we’d rather they donate to more local tech collectives. Likewise, lots of people deal with the ravages of poverty. We aren’t expecting or asking any of you to donate. But for everyone else who can throw a little mutual aid ...
Posted: Thu Nov 5, 2015 10:48AM
Memorandum 2015 - by Alternative Economic Policy study group
For 40 years, the Bremen study group has published memorandums. The council of experts promoted the profits of businesses, not aggregate economic demand. Public net investments in Germany have been negative since 2003. While full employment was reached in the 1960s, mass unemployment in Germany surpassed the five million mark because of neoliberal structural reforms and fiscal policies favoring capital. The ice on which the neoliberal agenda moves has become thinner.
Posted: Wed Nov 4, 2015 5:02AM
Turkey: only the class war can put an end to exploitation, oppression and repression! - by PCint
On Saturday, October 10th, a terrible bombing attack struck the event organized by the “pro-Kurdish” HDP opposition party as a part of the election campaign
Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 3:35PM
Economist: "TTIP is Doomed" - by Pierre Sauve
Resistance rages across the parties. Two hegemons negotiate who are not accustomed to making compromises. The US and the EU are like two proud gorillas. Investment jurisdiction is an enormously profitable niche. The lawyer branch will put up a fierce resistance against losing that niche. The US doesn't want the agreement without investment protection.
Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 11:24AM
Tax Justice for Social Justice - by Martina Neuwirth and Thomas Kattnig
Every year states lose billions in tax revenues through the aggressive tax avoidance practices of international corporations. At the same time companies profit from public services whose financing is left to citizens. According to the EU commission, 1 trillion euros are lost every year from European public budgets through tax fraud and legal tax avoidance. $50 billion are smuggled out of Africa - more than the continent receives in developmental aid.
Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2015 6:54AM
Tax Flight, Tax Avoidance and the Contribution of the Rich to Society - by Silke Otsch
Multinational businesses cause the greatest losses through tax flight and tax avoidance. Between $21 and $32 trillion are invested in tax havens. Whoever can buy expertise and services can utilize tricks and tax havens. Tax flight is a problem for democracy. Without tax revenues, politics renounces on creative possibilities. Without state investment programs, the Internet, GPS and the touch-screen would not exist. Ending the offshore coalition is vital for remedying imperfect democracy and...
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:17AM
The Coded World: Loss of Democracy and Abandonment of Knowledge - by Andreas Kolbe
Neroliberalism is the enemy of knowledge. That is the central thesis. Specialized knowledge and the experience of skilled workers over years are sought less and less in a world ruled by simple numbers and algorithms. Through economization, powerful private enterprises arose that manipulated or withheld information. The original English title of Colin Crouch's new book is "The Knowledge Corrupters. The Financial Takeover of Public Life."
Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 6:39AM