Category: Globalization

Santiago Carrion: New TISA leak: secret trade deal threatens privacy rights

A new leak exposes US attempts to boost mega-corporations by undermining privacy rights and internet freedoms through the top-secret TISA trade deal

David Rosen: The Latest Get-Rich Scheme

An increasing number of people are realizing that the entrepreneurial hucksters promoting “sharing” are abusing the deeper meaning of “trust”

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Patrick Bond: Ricardo Hausmann’s Tall Tales about South Africa

Misunderstanding Foreign Economic Relations and Worker Productivity

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George Monbiot: Taming Corporate Power

The key political issue of our age

Pete Dolack: Shopping ’til We All Drop At Walmart

The cost will become higher until we become willing to stop believing that begging for crumbs is the only way the world can be organized

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Juan Cole: Putin, Blocked by Europe, turns to Turkey for Gas Pipeline

The Russian annexation of Crimea and heavy interference in the Ukraine has had a significant consequence for its hydrocarbon industry

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Murtaza Hussain: Wall St. is Taking Over Pension Plans

“There is a massive transfer of power and wealth happening from the public to Wall Street, through pensions”

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Paul Street: When Words Don’t Mean Anything Anymore

Nothing mocks disingenuous, power-serving politicians more than their own past words. President Barack Obama is a remarkable case in point.

Various Contributors: 30th Anniversary of Bhopal Chemical Disaster Prompts Actions Around the World

Tens of Thousands in Bhopal Still Suffering from Toxic Chemical Exposure

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Paul Street: American Oligarchy and Class Rule, 2014

They Rule: The 1% v. Democracy

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