Monthly Archives: March 2014

Quotations by John Kenneth Galbraith

Quotations by John Kenneth Galbraith Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists. Faced with the choice between changing one’s mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the … Continue reading

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TTIP: A Transatlantic Constitution of Corporations? by Pia Engelhardt and Peter Fuchs of the Corporate Europe Observatory, 2/14/2014

The TTIP, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, endangers the economics, health and food policies of countries beyond the EU and the US. The Investor-State Settlement mechanism gives corporations the same status as nation states. Sovereignty is sacrificed to protection and … Continue reading

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