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Un grave error de Washington hacia el mundo árabe

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Conflicto en Oriente Medio
Soluciones justas
Democratización
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Paz y Seguridad
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Perspectivas de la economía mundial en 2011

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Comercio e Inversiones
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Article
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Ricardo Timón
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En contraste con sus previsiones cautamente optimistas, a finales de 2009, de una recuperación sostenida, el humor dominante en los círculos económicos liberales cuando termina 2010 es sombrío, si no apocalíptico. Los halcones fiscales han ganado la batalla política en EEUU y Europa, para alarma de los abogados del gasto público, como el premio Nobel Paul Krugman y el columnista del Financial... Read more

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The Global Economy in 2011: Recovery Recedes, Convulsion Looms

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Alternative Regionalisms
Trade & Investment
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Article
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In contrast to their cautiously optimistic forecasts about a sustained recovery at the end of 2009, the dominant mood in liberal economic circles as 2010 draws to a close is gloom, if not doom. Fiscal hawks have gained the upper hand in the policy struggle in the United States and Europe, to the alarm of spending advocates like Nobel laureate Paul Krugman and Financial Times columnist Martin... Read more

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Poor recovery, high costs

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Just Solutions
Just Solutions
Democratisation
Democratisation
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Democratising Europe
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Article
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Has the world economy begun firmly and unambiguously recovering from the Great Recession, the worst global economic slowdown since the Great Depression of the 1930s? Two years on, the answer would appear to be, not quite; the repair is incomplete, uncertain, fragile and reversible. Many perceptive economists do not rule out a “double dip”, a second sharp fall in output in the industrially... Read more

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Norma Rae Would Be Proud

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Alternative Regionalisms
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Article
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For the past 15 years, Russia’s labor unions have made sporadic efforts to form a unified organization, but they have had little success. One of the main reasons for this was that the leaders of rival unions were too proud of their independence and too suspicious of one another to join forces at the national level.... Read more

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Ed Miliband needs trade unions

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Democratisation
Just Solutions
Just Solutions
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Democratising Europe
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Article
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See related: How democracy can transform public services ... Read more

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European retailers: threatening livelihoods in India

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Trade
Trade
Trade
Trade
Trade
Just Solutions
Just Solutions
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Corporate Power
Trade & Investment
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Article
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In June 2001, Dilip Kumar, 38, took out a loan to run a tiny store East Delhi, India. By selling groceries and other goods for daily use, he supported his wife, two daughters and two younger brothers. Everything was going fine until 2008, when corporate Indian chain stores, Reliance Fresh and More popped up in the vicinity of his shop.Within one year, Dilip was forced to close his shop, after... Read more

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Corporate capture at the heart of Europe

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Democratisation
Democratisation
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Corporate Power
Democratising Europe
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Article
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Two years ago, Europe was in the midst of a wave of similar bailouts  that would reach at least €3 trillion Euros by 2009.   The difference then though, was the contrition expressed by former cheerleaders for bank liberalisation, who asked pardon for their former dogmatic insistence on minimising regulation and even admitted that corporations could not be trusted to act in... Read more

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Press Release: Leading political analysts from Asia in Brussels to challenge ASEM

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Just Solutions
Asia Europe Peoples' Forum
Asia Europe Peoples' Forum
Asia Europe Peoples' Forum
Democratisation
Just Solutions
Just Solutions
Just Solutions
Democratisation
Democratisation
English
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Alternative Regionalisms
Article type: 
Press release
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To tie in with next week's Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM8) and the parallel civil society Asia Europe People’s Forum (1), global think-tank the Transnational Institute (TNI) is bringing a range of Asian academics, parliamentarians, political analysts and highly respected activists to Brussels."At a time of converging social, ecological and economic crises and as the balance of power shifts from... Read more

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