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    Liberalisation Of Trade in Services

    • Erik Wesselius
    18 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2001
    Paper

    The United Kingdom is home to a particularly influential services industry lobby, which operates through an organisation called International Financial Services, London (IFSL). Two IFSL working groups, the Liberalisation of Trade in Services (LOTIS) Committee and the High-Level LOTIS Group, constitute a veritable corporate-state alliance.

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    Behind GATS 2000

    • Erik Wesselius
    19 မေလ 2002
    Report

    The controversial General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) of the World Trade Organisation has generated major social concern about the implications for the equitable provision of basic public services.

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    Field Guide to the Global Economy

    • John Cavanagh, Sarah Anderson, Thea Lee
    01 မေလ 2005
    Book

    This fully updated and expanded second edition of The Field Guide to the Global Economy presents the latest facts to help make sense of the rapidly changing international economy.

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    Global Europe: New challenges for trade unions in a globalising world

    • Roeline Knottnerus
    07 ဇူလိုင်လ 2008
    Paper

    Europe’s aggressive external market access agenda, combined with its push internally for market reforms in the interest of competitiveness, poses new threats to workers in the North and South and will need a transnational trade union response.

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    Dark Victory

    • Walden Bello, Shea Cunningham, Bill Rau
    08 ဇူလိုင်လ 2008
    Book

    Dark Victory reveals the roots of rising poverty and inequality in the South in a sweeping strategy of global economic rollback unleashed by the US to shore up the North's domination of the international economy and reassert corporate control.

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    Permanent Peoples Tribunal: Session on Neoliberal Policies and European Transnationals in Latin America and the Caribbean

    29 ဇူလိုင်လ 2008
    Article

    The Permanent People's Tribunal (PPT) in 2008 examined 21 cases of abuses by transnational companies from 12 sectors operating in Latin American countries and looked at the impact of EU free trade agreements for perpetuating and expanding these corporate crimes.

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    Transnational Corporations on Trial

    • Wolfgang Kaleck, Miriam Saage-Maaß
    08 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2008
    Report

    This study analyses existing legal means of holding European transnational companies liable for extraterritorial human rights violations. The authors examine four representative legal cases against European companies in Latin America that revolve around problems typical in the region.

  9. Hemispheric Social Alliance

    Profile

    The Hemispheric Social Alliance is movement of social organisations, networks and sectors from the whole hemisphere of the Americas, from Canada to chile. It was formed to share information, develop strategies and promote joint actions against the proposal for a Free Trade Agreement of the Americas and against other corporate trade agreements. It succeeded in blocking the FTAA and is now...

  10. Gonzalo Berrón

    Profile
    Associate Fellow

    Gonzalo Berrón, TNI Associate Fellow and member of the Corporate Power Team. Phd in Political Science from University of Sao Paolo. He has been active since the 2000 in international mobilizations against different expressions of the corporate agenda (FTAs, BITs, TNCs operations) as part of trade union organizations as well as other civil society networks and campaigns in Latin America. In 2012...

  11. John Cavanagh

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    Associate

    John Cavanagh has been Director of IPS since 1998 and a founding fellow of TNI.  He worked as an international economist for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (1978-1981) and the World Health Organization (1981-1982). ...

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    Russian liberals in their theatre of the absurd

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    11 မေလ 2010
    Article

    Recently invited to an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Boris Kagarlitsky laments the disillusionment of Russian liberals, who think “real capitalism” doesn’t produce crises, while as the crisis deepens, critical voices draw increasing attention among audiences in the West.

  13. Madrid 2010: The Peoples' Alternative Summit - Enlazando Alternativas 4

    13 မေလ 2010
    Article

    This year's Madrid summit marks a key milestone in the ongoing development of the Enlazando Alternativas network for both highlighting EU complicity with human rights and environmental abuses and highlighting the real alternatives offered by social movements of integration and development that respect the rights of people, communities, and protect the environment. 

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    Programme of the Permanent Peoples' Tribunal, May 2010

    13 မေလ 2010
    Article

    Programme and background to Peoples' Tribunal on "Neoliberal Policies and European Transnational Corporations (TNCs) in Latin America and the Caribbean”.

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    Putting people before profits: opening speech for EA4

    Susan George
    27 မေလ 2010
    Multi-media

    "The banks are ours!" Public money was used to bail out the banks, and now they are lending back to the public at interest, while governments ignore the social and environmental crises that confront society. It is time to demand real solutions that will work not only for the sake of the economy but for the lives and conditions of people on whom it depends.

  16. Power without responsibility? The rise of China and India

    Praful Bidwai
    16 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2010

    As the Asia-Europe Summit gets ready to meet in early October, what are the implications of the rising power of Asia for progress on tackling poverty, inequality and climate change?

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    'The crisis' and the crisis of global capitalism

    23 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2010
    Article

    "The financial crisis" is one facet of the systemic and converging crises of capitalism - a predictable symptom of oligopolistic late capitalism; but what main challenges lie ahead for the Left in South Africa?

  18. European retailers: threatening livelihoods in India

    Dharmendra Kumar
    06 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2010
    Article

    The role of major supermarkets like Tesco in wiping out small retailers across Europe is well known. Now the giants have India in their sights. For a country in which small-scale retail employs 33 million people, what kind of impact will this have?

  19. The resistible rise of corporate power

    Hilary Wainwright
    20 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2010
    Article

    The massive concentration and growth of corporate power poses a major threat to what remains of public services, highlighting the ever-deepening crisis of democracy, and the urgent need for people to reclaim the state.

  20. Prevailing policy for our times: reward the guilty, punish the innocent

    Susan George
    05 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2010
    Article

    After a brief period of destabilisation, self-justification and the occasional mea culpa, the very people and institutions that plunged the world into crisis have re-emerged unscathed, as the fount of truth and all reasonable policy.

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