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Should Banks Be Stripped Of Their Ability To Create Money? A Referendum in Switzerland

June 6, 2018
There is no easy monetary fix for the problems of modern capitalist economies says Jo Michell who argues that deep problems in the economy cannot be solved by trying to control the money supply while nothing is stopping the government from ensuring money gets created for good purposes, including government services and infrastructure

Inequality and Instability

February 17, 2014
Policy measures and increased Chinese demand for minerals have respectively led to a narrowing of inequality in Latin America and sub- Saharan Africa, while inequality has risen in the former Soviet countries and Asia

Maryland Protestors Rally To Repeal Citizens United

February 12, 2014
Facing congressional deadlock, state lawmakers and advocates push for the repeal of Citizens United and limits to corporates pending

Global Day of Action Targets “Toxic” Free Trade Agreements

December 4, 2013

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November 22, 2013
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Israelis and Palestinians Turn to One-State Solution

November 20, 2013

On Thursday, Nov 14 the two chief negotiators of the Palestinian Authority handed their resignation from the talks with Israel, mediated by the US. Appointed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the resignations do not affect the PA’s commitment to this round which began in July and is scheduled to complete in April. But many on…

Americans Living in Poverty

November 14, 2013
Census reveals new poverty figures near 50 million.

Typhoon Haiyan

November 11, 2013
Jose Maria Sison: Evidence shows Filpino government set up ghost non-profits that failed to service its most vulnerable citizens