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ISDS: A Corporate Cluster Bomb To Obliterate Our People’s Sovereignty

ISDS — which creates a system of private, international tribunals — is an intentionally arcane phrase meant to hide its democracy-destroying impact.

April 29, 2015

Chasing Hillary: What The Republicans Refuse To Learn From Wile E. Coyote

As their fear swells in advance of Hillary Clinton’s anticipated presidential campaign, the feverish smears of the Republican right increasingly resemble the desperate gambits of a certain Wile E. Coyote. The latest episode in their cartoonish crusade appeared in the Washington Free Beacon, which headlined “The Hillary Letters” the other day with an ominous subhead: […]

September 23, 2014

IMF’s Lagarde: ‘Bold Action Needed’ For Global Economy

Washington (AFP) – The global economy has picked up but bold action is needed to surmount serious dangers and deliver the benefits more evenly, International Monetary Fund managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday. Lagarde said the Ukraine crisis, slower growth in emerging economies, the threat of deflation in the eurozone, financial sector vulnerabilities in the […]

April 10, 2014