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textStarShip Earth Meditative Vigil (Globally Synchronized) by Tim
Open invite to a meditative vigil: Project the terror, pain and suffering borne from poverty, racism and ignorance, evils of the war-economy, militarism, and the ecological holocaust back onto the omniciders. STOP the oncoming acts of omnicide!...
Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:03PM
textIMF Warns of Unstable Financial System by Kate Zeller
The International Monetary Fund warns of growing financial instability as a result of high debts and risky investing in the release of the IMF 2019 Global Financial Stability Report. The report raised fears that developing countries are borrowing too much....
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:32AM
textIMF Reports Dismal, "Uncertain" Economic Outlook by Kate Zeller
The International Monetary Fund downgrades global economic forecasts, calling the future of the economy, "precarious" and "uncertain," with the release of the 2019 World Economic Outlook Report....
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:07AM
textHong Kong: Make Colonialism Great Again by Fred Goldstein
It is a thoroughly reactionary development when demonstrators carrying U.S. flags march through a city asking the most hated imperialist figure, Donald Trump, to come to their aid. But that is what is happening in Hong Kong. Originally posted to lowwagecapitalism.com on Sept 10, 2019...
Posted: Wed Oct 2, 2019 3:53AM
textNew Senate Bill Combats Shell Companies United Nations Debates Tax Havens by Kate Zeller
Washington DC - A bipartisan group of Senators introduced the "Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act" to stop the creation of shell corporations in the United States....
Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:20AM
textKristalina Georgieva Takes IMF Helm by Kate Zeller
The International Monetary Fund announces that World Bank CEO and Bulgarian environmental economist, Kristalina Georgieva, will become the Fund's new Managing Director....
Posted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:12PM
textS.F. Global Climate Change Strike + interviews by Vegan Peace Punk
SF Bay Area Youth and Allies Climate Strike rally + interviews (video)...
Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:46PM
textPope Francis: Mauritius Reject "Idolatrous Economic Model" by Kate Zeller
Reject your "idolatrous economic model," were the words Pope Francis addressed Mauritius' political leaders with on Monday....
Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:43AM
textFrom Punitive Tariffs and Trade Conflicts to Economic War by Joachim Bischoff and Erhard Crome
Donald Trump's punitive attacks on several trading partners, above all China, are changing suddenly into a destruction of the multilateral structures of the world market. With the rigorous policy of "America first," the US president wants to restore or develop the past hegemony. The wrercking ball is not the only foreign policy model. Compromise is a necessity, not a weakness....
Posted: Mon Sep 9, 2019 1:33AM
textENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 07.09.2019 by Red Latina sin fronteras
ENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 07.09.2019 comunicaciones e información para la liberación...
Posted: Sun Sep 8, 2019 5:30AM
textReleased FBI files on political figures and popular culture in America by Lynda Carson
On this holiday Labor Day weekend, it seems appropriate to take a peek at who the FBI has been keeping files on as the huge battle rages against Uber, Lyft, and Door Dash, and their multi-million dollar campaigns to keep people from organizing as employees who want to be represented by unions in an effort to stop the maximum exploitation happening in the so-called gig economy!...
Posted: Sun Sep 1, 2019 6:58PM
textPeople's Park: AntiFascism and Park Defense by Anon-E-Moose
After anti-fascists announced plans for a rally in People's Park, the UCB chancellor sent out a press release that the UC is determined to move forward on their plans to eradicate the park....
Posted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:36AM
textCarson Block’s crusade against French retailer Casino goes sour by David Green
Carson Block and his infamous investment firm, Muddy Waters, is a major operator in the land of short sellers. Touting himself as a benevolent whistle-blower, he leans heavily on a reputation of exposing fraudulent or teetering companies....
Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:34AM
textIndybay Pushes Back Against “Diamond Slavery” DMCA Takedown by Indybay
DMCA memory hole threatens to swallow article published on Indybay in 2003 about working conditions in Romanian diamond factory....
Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:47PM
textMozambique Charges Former President's Son, Officials for Secret Debt Scandal by Kate Zeller
Mozambique charged the former president's son and 19 others on corruption, fraud and blackmail in relation to a $2 billion dollar loan scandal....
Posted: Fri Aug 9, 2019 2:02PM
textPuerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Resigns by Kate Zeller
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resigned Wednesday. Protests engulfed the island for nearly two weeks after Rosselló drew criticism for offensive language in leaked communications and the FBI arrested former members of his administration on corruption charges....
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:04AM
textAIPAC’s Anti-BDS Resolution Easily Wins Bipartisan Support by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Palestine remains the litmus test issue and once again, the Democrats showed their true colors on July 23, 2019 with 209 Democrats joining 189 Republicans in voting for pro Zionist Israel AIPAC’s HRes 246, Roll Call 497 opposing the Boycott Divest Sanctions Movement of the Palestinian Liberation Struggle. See http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2019/roll497.xml. The bill may be found at https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-resolution/246/all-actions?overview=closed&q=%7B%22roll-call-vo...
Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:34PM
textJudge Halts Puerto Rico Bankruptcy for 4 Months by Kate Zeller
In a hearing on Wednesday, US District Court Judge Laura Taylor Swain told Puerto Rico's government, creditors and a federal oversight board that for 120 days all debt suits will be on hold and sent to mediation. Puerto Rico is attempting to resolve more than $72 billion in debt....
Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:43PM
textCredit Suisse Banker Pleads Guilty in Mozambique Loan Scandal by Kate Zeller
On Friday, former Credit Suisse banker Andrew Pearse pled guilty in US Federal Court for accepting millions of dollars in a fraud scheme that led to a $2 billion Mozambique loan scandal and debt crisis in the East African country....
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:09PM
textKarl Polanyi on Unfettered Capitalism by Rainer Hank and Wolfgang Merkel
Karl Polanyi condemned profit greed and deregulated markets. Todfay's capitlaism critics are his heirs and don't know it. An unfettered capitalism is responsible for the world economy coming out of joint. "Finance capital was put in the driver's seat."...
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:20AM