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UDHR: Setting Limits On Power Still Pending Since 1948

UDHR: Setting Limits On Power Still Pending Since 1948

December 31, 2018

An attentive review of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights suggests that 70 years on we have not fully averted the kinds of mistakes that the drafters of the UDHR sought to prevent from ever being repeated

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

June 6, 2018
A three part series with economist Jo Michell commenting on initiatives to strip banks of their ability to create money as a Swiss National Referendum on a proposal to do so stirs international debate on this topic of relevance to all modern capitalist societies June 2018

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.