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The USA: Scarecrows on the March

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Those rulers whom the gods wish to destroy are first overwhelmed by a crisis, then coaxed into promising the suffering a radical and effective cure for the maladies of the age and finally damned because their policies are lukewarm and ambivalent. Obama was a victim of these vicious and vengeful gods who decided to give him an exemplary thrashing in this Tuesday’s elections, taking away control... Leer más

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El Tea Party, punta de lanza ultraconservadora

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The Obama Syndrome: New President, Same Mistakes - A Live Interview

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Middle East Conflict
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Power without responsibility? The rise of China and India

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COPs
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Asia Europe Peoples' Forum
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Environmental Justice
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Praful Bidwai shared these reflections in the run-up to the Asia-Europe People's Forum (AEPF8); download the booklet with reflections also from Susan George, Ben Hayes and Walden Bello.... Leer más

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El des-estado de la nación

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En el Área de la Bahía de San Francisco, el Valle Central de California, Los Ángeles, la ciudad de Nueva York, Washington DC, Miami y otras regiones que he visitado durante el año pasado, fui testigo de un enorme incremento de la pobreza.El desempleo ha crecido mientras los presupuestos para la salud y la educación han recibido el pase de la cuchilla –así como los departamentos de bomberos y de... Leer más

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Poverty Rising

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I’ve visited the San Francisco Bay Area, California’s Central Valley, Los Angeles, New York City, Washington DC, Miami and other areas over the last year. In each one, I witnessed a notable increase in poverty.Unemployment has increased while health and education budgets have received the blow of the ax – along with fire and police departments. Welfare? Forget it! I note the growing number of... Leer más

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Climate Currency

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Environmental Justice
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If the recent record-breaking temperatures and freak thunderstorms in Washington were nature's way of telling Congress that climate change is real, it's here, and it's time to do something about it--it didn't work.... Leer más

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Unfinished Business of Executive Pay Reform

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Just Solutions
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Most analysts of the high-finance meltdown that ushered in the Great Recession have concluded that excessive compensation was a key causal factor. Outrageously high rewards gave executives an incentive to behave outrageously, to take the sorts of reckless risks that would eventually endanger our entire economy. Our nation's leading political players have sought, sometimes with grand fanfare, to... Leer más

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Dos cosas seguras en la vida: la muerte y los impuestos

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Public Services
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Paz y Seguridad
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Ese cliché en Estados Unidos de hoy debiera ser reformulado: “Los impuestos son igual a la muerte”.  El presupuesto  militar de EE.UU. en 2010 es el único en el mundo que absorbe la parte del león del presupuesto federal, con la justificación de la seguridad, pero en realidad para realizar una guerra en apariencia permanente. La cantidad gastada en los militares es aproximadamente lo... Leer más

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