Category: Trade Agreements

avatar
Serge Halimi: Why firefighters are against free trade

The French demonstrators in the Nuit Debout movement (Up All Night) hope that a convergence of struggles will enable them to extend their appeal beyond the young and university-educated, and become part of an international dynamic. One of their campaign issues — the rejection of free trade treaties (1) — may help those objectives. The intricacies Read more…

avatar
Yanis Varoufakis: Massive IMF Bailouts are “Ponzi Austerity” Scheme

Negotiations between Greece and international creditors hit an impasse over the bankers’ demands for extra austerity measures

Mohammad Badrul Ahsan: Panorama of Perfidy in the Panama Papers

Capitalism and hypocrisy are intimately built on each other. That relationship persists because we’re hopelessly reluctant to tell the face from the façade

avatar
Jack Rasmus: The IMF and Troika Have Greece in Their Crosshairs — Again!

WikiLeaks reveals new austerity measures are planned for the southern European nation.

Various Contributors: What is to be Done with the Banks? Radical Proposals for Radical Changes

Immediate measures for moving towards socialisation By John Weeks , Eric Toussaint , Stavros Tombazos , Pritam Singh , Benjamin Selwyn , Alfredo Saad Filho , Patrick Saurin , Sabri Öncü , Susan Pashkoff , Ozlem Onaran , Thomas Marois , Philippe Marlière , Francisco Louça , Stathis Kouvelakis , Andy Kilmister , Michel Husson Read more…

Pete Dolack: There’s no place for clean water under ‘free trade’

That last ruling provides the essence of “free trade” agreements — the accumulation of corporate power to override all democratic controls over health, safety, environmental or labor safeguards

avatar
Yanis Varoufakis: Why we must save the EU

The European Union is disintegrating – but leaving is not the answer

avatar
Immanuel Wallerstein: Collapse of the European Union? A Skeptical View

This intra-European political struggle is one part of a worldwide struggle about the kind of world we wish to build as an outcome to the structural crisis of the modern world-system

Charity Crouse: Right Out in Plain Sight: Dona Hillary and the Clinton Cartel

As the First Lady of the United States, Clinton supported and promoted free trade policies that profited her and her friends in banking and finance

Deirdre Fulton: Rip-Off Tax Treaties ‘Making the World More Unequal’

Multinational corporations are taking advantage of global tax treaties to avoid paying their fair share, thereby fueling poverty around the world

1 2 3 43
WP-Backgrounds by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann
Skip to toolbar