Monthly Archives: January 2014

Alternative Trade Mandate, 20pp

http://www.alternativetrademandate.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Trade-time_for_a_new_vision-PRINT.pdf Press release Over 50 civil society groups demand a paradigm shift in EU trade and investment policies Today, a European alliance of over 50 civil society organisations [1] will launch the Alternative Trade Mandate [2], a proposal to make … Continue reading

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Free Internet Book: “Restoring Shared Prosperity,” 211pp

http://www.thomaspalley.com/docs/research/restoring_shared_prosperity.pdf Profit-worship, race to the bottom, short-term fixation, financialization and commodification set profit above all long-term necessities, socially necessary work and environmental caring. When economics becomes brainwashing in market radicalism (cf. Ulrich Thielemann), problems are called motivational and psychological, not … Continue reading

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The WPA that Built America is Needed Once Again

http://rooseveltinstitute.org/new-roosevelt/wpa-built-america-needed-once-again Begun 76 years ago today, the WPA brought America into the modern age. Our times call for a repeat of this effort. More than three quarters of a century ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared that the ‚Äúdemoralization caused … Continue reading

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