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Putting people before profits: opening speech for EA4

Inglés
Collection: 
Debt
'Green Economy'
'Green Economy'
Trade
Enlazando Alternativas
Trade
Enlazando Alternativas
Enlazando Alternativas
Enlazando Alternativas
Enlazando Alternativas
Trade
'Green Economy'
Trade
Trade
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Environmental Justice
Climate Justice
Alternative Regionalisms
Corporate Power
Trade & Investment
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Enlazando Alternativas summit, Madrid, 14 May 2010
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Multi-media
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Can a Security Council "Coalition of the Unwilling" Defy Washington's Sanctions Crusade?

Collection: 
Middle East Conflict
Nuclear weapons
Inglés
Suites: 
Peace & Security
Subtitle: 
Sanctions that don't work vs. diplomacy that does
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Article
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The United States' crusade for new UN sanctions against Iran has been underway for a long time. But the new intensity, the new scurrying around to make sure China and Russia are on board, and the new scramble for an immediate public announcement all reflect Washington's frustration with the new agreement with Iran brokered by Turkey and Brazil. That agreement requires Iran to send about half of... Leer más

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Why the U.S. Still Doesn't Get the Message - 35 Years Since the Fall of Saigon

Collection: 
War on Terror
Sin definir
Suites: 
Peace & Security
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Article
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The United States’ wars have always been very expensive and capital-intensive, fought with the most modern weapons available and assuming a modern, concentrated enemy such as the Soviet Union. The ever-growing Pentagon budget is virtually the only issue both Republicans and Democrats agree upon. But there are major economic and social liabilities in increasingly expensive, protracted wars, and... Leer más

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The land of national health care

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Article
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DURING THE three years I've been in treatment at Barts for multiple myeloma, I've given thanks many times to Britain's National Health Service (NHS) and the people who built and sustain it. Since I grew up in the United States and still have close friends and family there, I'm acutely aware of how different things might have been.Contracting a serious illness anywhere is occasion for anxiety... Leer más

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Israel-US Relations

Inglés
Collection: 
Middle East Conflict
Suites: 
Peace & Security
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Type: 
Multi-media
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One of the most serious conflicts between the US and Israel in decades? Or... something less than that? What does the recent exchange of heated language between US and Israeli officials actually translate to in terms of US policy toward the country? Listen to the interview

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Why I'm breaking the law for health care

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Article
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On Tuesday, a drama will unfold in Washington that will be unlike anything we've seen in the first year of the Obama administration.I will join dozens of leaders of unions and other public interest organizations and thousands of others to protest the major lobby that is blocking real health care reform in Congress. We will hold a rally and then march to a Washington hotel where America's Health... Leer más

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Departamento de Defensa, S. A.

Collection: 
Public Services
Español
Suites: 
Peace & Security
Paz y Seguridad
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Type: 
Article
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“Todo cañón que se fabrique, todo barco de guerra botado al agua, todo cohete disparado significa, en última instancia, un robo a aquellos cuya sed y hambre no han sido saciados, que tienen frío y están desnudos. Este mundo en armas no está gastando solo dinero. Está gastando el sudor de sus trabajadores, la genialidad de sus científicos, las esperanzas de sus hijos. Esta no es una forma de... Leer más

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Department of Defense, Inc.

Collection: 
Public Services
Inglés
Suites: 
Peace & Security
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Type: 
Article
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“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life….  Under the clouds of war, it is... Leer más

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El Pentágono: la boca de Gargantúa

Collection: 
Military Bases
Español
Suites: 
Peace & Security
Paz y Seguridad
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Type: 
Article
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“Las perpetuas amenazas de peligro obligan al gobierno a estar siempre preparado para rechazarlas; sus ejércitos deben ser lo suficiente numerosos para la defensa instantánea.  La necesidad continua de sus servicios aumenta la importancia del soldado, y proporcionalmente degrada la condición del ciudadano. El estado militar se eleva sobre el civil. Los habitantes de territorios, a menudo... Leer más

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The Pentagon: Gargantua’s mouth

Collection: 
Military Bases
Inglés
Suites: 
Peace & Security
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Type: 
Article
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“The perpetual menacings of danger oblige the government to be always prepared to repel it; its armies must be numerous enough for instant defense. The continual necessity for their services enhances the importance of the soldier, and proportionally degrades the condition of the citizen. The military state becomes elevated above the civil. The inhabitants of territories, often the theatre of... Leer más

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