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textOnline events with Naomi Klein, Chomsky, Jeremy Corbyn, Angela Davis & many others by Toward increasing Networking
Here are some 2 dozen online events taking place over the next few weeks (and starting tomorrow, Wednesday, April 14), featuring people such as Naomi Klein, Noam Chomsky, Jeremy Corbyn, Vandana Shiva, Angela Davis, Dave Zirin, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, and many others. These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who migh...
Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:56PM
textJubilee USA Statement on IMF and World Bank Meetings and Development Committee Communiqué by Zachary Conti
The Development Committee, a ministerial-level consensus building and policymaking body for the World Bank and the IMF, met as part of the Spring IMF and World Bank Meetings....
Posted: Fri Apr 9, 2021 9:46AM
textThe Shortwave Report 04/09/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle....
Posted: Thu Apr 8, 2021 4:30PM
textJubilee USA Statement on World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings and IMFC Communiqué by Zachary Conti
World leaders, finance ministers, heads of corporations and development groups are meeting virtually for the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings....
Posted: Thu Apr 8, 2021 9:42AM
text260 Faith, Labor and Development Groups Press IMF, G20 and White House on COVID Response by Zachary Conti
Ahead of Spring IMF and World Bank Meetings, World's Largest Unions, Human Rights Groups, Environmental and Religious Institutions Call for Aid, Debt Relief, Access to Emergency Reserves and Climate Protections...
Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 8:13AM
textIMF: Indebted Countries Suffer if US Interest Rates Rise by Zachary Conti
The IMF warns that rising US interest rates could impact the ability of developing countries to pay debt, leading to prolonged economic crisis....
Posted: Tue Apr 6, 2021 9:45AM
textIMF Reports Pandemic Economic Outlook Uncertain by Zachary Conti
Amidst Rising Inequality, Ninety Million Could Fall into Extreme Poverty...
Posted: Tue Apr 6, 2021 7:09AM
textIMF Cancels Debt for 28 Poor Countries into Fall of 2021 by Zachary Conti
The IMF Executive Board extended a process to cancel debt payments for the world's 28 poorest countries....
Posted: Mon Apr 5, 2021 9:11AM
textTreasury Notifies Congress of $650 Billion Emergency Reserves to Fight Global COVID Crisis by Zachary Conti
Washington DC –Treasury notified Congress of its support for $650 billion in IMF global reserves, also known as Special Drawing Rights (SDRs), to assist developing countries struggling with the coronavirus crisis. US law requires a ninety-day advance alert to Congress before the US votes for SDRs with the IMF board....
Posted: Fri Apr 2, 2021 7:12AM
textThe Shortwave Report 04/02/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan....
Posted: Thu Apr 1, 2021 5:00PM
textHow an Illegal Employment Policy Contributed to the Death of George Floyd. by Robert Maxim
Exploring a nexus of facts, which might insinuate how an illegal employment policy of Minneapolis convenience store Cup Foods contributed to the death of George Floyd....
Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:40PM
text4 Stages of Disinformation(as in Uyghur "genocide" claims by DLi
The recent crescendo of wild and sensationalized claims of "genocide" of the Uyghur minority (and of "mass rapes" and "concentration camps") in China actually reveals an aggressive disinformation campaign, initiated a the highest levels of government in both the USA and its client NATO states. Upon careful dissection, however, objective observers detect 4 stages of a sophisticated campaign intentionally promoted to support an Imperialist narrative--the "good" Western powers vs. a "bad" and "...
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 5:40PM
textOnline events with Chomsky, Jeff Chang, Frida Berrigan & many others by Towards increasing Networking
Here are some 17 online events taking place over the coming month (and starting tomorrow, Wednesday, March 31), featuring people such as Noam Chomsky, Jeff Chang, Frida Berrigan, Hazel Henderson, Dave Zirin, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, and many others. These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada, Ireland, and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be in...
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:55AM
textIMF Head: Global Recovery Uncertain as People Face Income Drops by Zachary Conti
International Monetary Fund head Kristalina Georgieva warned of an uncertain global recovery as the world struggles with the COVID spurred economic crisis. The IMF Managing Director stated concern that average incomes in developing countries faced drops of 20% and 11% in advanced economies. "This loss of income means millions of people will face destitution, homelessness, and hunger," reported Georgieva during her curtain raiser speech ahead of the Spring IMF and World Bank meetings....
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:22AM
textCorona: When will we ever understand? by Ekkehard Basten and Manfred Lotze
The Corona measures of those currently in power are intended to prevent great calamity. They are used to justify the most severe restrictions on constitutional rights, the likes of which have not been seen since the end of World War II....
Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 1:51PM
textBiden Go Home! by Manitou
Uncle Sam is not American. He's not even speaking American. He's speaking the language of the filthy European squatter. There are hundreds of American languages but Uncle Sam is too damn stupid and too lazy to learn. What kind of a nation is a nation without an own language? A nation of filthy squatters and racist bastards attacking people that look much more American than Uncle Sam? Americans came from Asia and the Pacific not from Europe...?...
Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:55PM
textThe Shortwave Report 03/26/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:28AM
textStarting Tonight (Sat): Online events w) Chomsky, McKibben, Frida Berrigan & many others by Towards increasing Networking
Here are some 17 online events taking place over the coming month (and starting tonight, Saturday, March 20), featuring people such as Noam Chomsky, Bill McKibben, Frida Berrigan, Thomas Piketty, Paul Mason, Hazel Henderson, and many others....
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:01PM
textUnemployment myth and "Migrantization" of precarity by Claudia Spengler and Johanna Neuhauser
Involuntary unemployment is afflicted with many prejudices, which impute a supposed lack of motivation and utility to those affected. Although these prejudices are easy to refute, politicians and representatives of the media cling to the neoliberal notion of individual guilt in unemployment. Unemployment has primarily structural causes and thus requires the assumption of political responsibility....
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 7:04AM
textG7 Supports Emergency Funds for Developing Country COVID Relief by Zachary Conti
G7 finance ministers agreed to create emergency reserve funds for developing countries wrestling with coronavirus economic impacts....
Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:13AM