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Commentary :: International
Tax Justice for Social Justice
22 Oct 2015
Every year states lose billions in tax revenues through the aggressive tax avoidance practices of international corporations. Companies profit from public services whose financing is left to citizens. 1 trillion euros are lost every year from European public budgets.
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Interview :: Gentrification
(A-Radio) Eastern Europe 4: Anarchists and the tenants movement in Warsaw
22 Oct 2015
Modified: 06:27:36 AM
As part of a journey through Eastern Europe a member of the Anarchist Radio Berlin had the opportunity of talking to another comrade of the housing project Syrena. The main topics of this interview were the history of re-privatization through ruthless landlords and local autorithies in Warsaw like the case of the murder of the tenants activist Jolanta Brzeska in 2011 as well as the wild tenants struggles against these mechanisms and their cooperation with the anarchist movement regarding soaring rents and a small building of social housing in Warsaw. Additionally, our friend told us some interesting facts about the development of Warsaw's city structure, especially its rebuilding in terms of communal housing under the Soviet regime.
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LOCAL Announcement :: GLBT/Queer
Become a Voice for Change!
21 Oct 2015
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News :: Politics : Race : Radical Culture
Lincoln Chafee, Rand Paul: The 2 Major Candidate Peacemakers
20 Oct 2015
Modified: 02:51:30 PM
In the Democratic Party 2 of the 5 major candidates are peacemakers. The Republican Party has only 1 of 17.
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News :: Human Rights
Philippines: Alarming incidents of political violence related to 2016 polls
20 Oct 2015
Modified: 08:13:22 AM
Akbayan Party-List condemns in the strongest terms possible the recent spate of political violence In what seems to be a prelude to the coming May 2016 elections, involving elected officials and others running for public office.
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Tax Flight, Tax Avoidance and the Contribution of the Rich to Society
20 Oct 2015
Multinational businesses cause the greatest losses through tax flight and tax avoidance. Between $21 and $32 trillion are invested in tax havens. Tax flight is a problem for democracy. Without tax revenues, politics renounces on creative possibilities.
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News :: Globalization
Paraphysique de l'ubérisation
20 Oct 2015
L'ubérisation du monde...
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Announcement :: Globalization : Human Rights : International : Occupy Boston : War and Militarism
Witness Venezuela’s Elections This December-6, 2015
19 Oct 2015
This December, witness one of the most important elections in the history of Venezuela, and of the hemisphere. On December 6, the people of Venezuela will exercise their right to vote in elections for deputies to the country’s National Assembly. Voters will decide whether to carry forward the Bolivarian Revolution by retaining a Chavista majority in the National Assembly or return the political intitative to the traditional elites represented by most of the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD).
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News :: International
'Stop TPP, TTIP, & TiSA' Trade Deals - Washington, DC Protest - Nov 14 - 18
19 Oct 2015
Call to Action Against Global Capitalist Corporate Domination
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Commentary :: Environment
Energy (R)evolution by Greenpeace, 364 pp
18 Oct 2015
This is the year when the fight against climate change could take a dramatic turn. The conference in Paris in December presents political and business leaders with the opportunity to take the critical decisions needed if we are to keep average temperature rises to no more than 1.5 or 2 degrees Celsius. According to the IPCC, humankind cannot emit more than 1,000 giga-tonnes of CO2 from now, if we are to stay within this limit.
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