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Debating Economic Governance with the European Commission

Inglés
Collection: 
EU Economics Governance
Suites: 
Democratising Europe
Subtitle: 
The Case of the Banking Union
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Article
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Our guest was Mr. Maarten Verwey, Deputy Director-General of Financial and Economic Affairs of the European Commission. The panelists, Kenneth Haar (Corporate European Observatory) and John Grahl (Euromemorandum and Middlesex University, UK), challenged key components of the European Commission’s Economic Governance proposals for a “Genuine Economic and Monetary Union” - the main components of... Leer más

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Deficiencies in financial oversight enable money laundering

Inglés
Collection: 
War on Drugs
Suites: 
Drugs & Conflict
Drugs & Democracy
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Type: 
Article
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In July 1989, the leaders of the economic powers assembled at the G7 Paris summit decided to establish a Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to counter money laundering as an effective strategy against drug trafficking by criminal ‘cartels’. However, since the inception of the international anti-money laundering (AML) regime there is a growing awareness that the regime is not working as well as... Leer más

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Book Review of “Whose Crisis, Whose Future?” by Susan George

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Debt
Trade
Trade
Democratisation
Democratisation
Inglés
Suites: 
Democratising Europe
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Type: 
En los medios
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Susan George, (2010), “Whose Crisis, Whose Future? Towards a Greener, Fairer, Richer World”, Polity Press, Cambridge. The book is published as well in French and Spanish, see details below.... Leer más

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Wasted, ravaged, destroyed: a plea for an end to this disastrous economic model.

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Debt
Just Solutions
Just Solutions
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Type: 
Article
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In English at least, “waste” as a noun means rubbish, whatever can’t or won’t be used and is only good for the waste bin. The verb “to waste” has more subtle varieties: one meaning is to be profligate, to squander or make inefficient and uneconomical use of a resource. But to “lay waste” is to devastate, for example when an army or a barbarian horde lays waste a city. In gangland slang, to... Leer más

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'Save Us From These Bankers, Fast'

Collection: 
Democratisation
Democratisation
Inglés
Suites: 
Democratising Europe
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Type: 
Article
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A cross-party alliance has called for an international campaigning organisation to concentrate on remedying the flaws of the financial services industry with the same tenacity that Amnesty International focuses on victims of torture and Greenpeace on toxic chemicals and whales.... Leer más

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