Monthly Archives: June 2014

Investment Protection at a Crossroads by Pia Eberhardt

The TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) currently negotiated in secret by transnational corporations gives foreign investors the right to sue sovereign governments before ad hoc arbitration courts when lost profits occur as a result of political decisions. These decisions … Continue reading

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www.wikileaks.org Memorandum on Leaked TISA Financial Services Text

to read the 17-page “Memorandum on Leaked TISA Financial Services Text” by Prof. Jane Kelsey, faculty of law, University of Auckland, New Zealand, click on https://wikileaks.org/tisa-financial/Analysis-of-secret-tisa-financial-a… This memorandum provides a preliminary analysis of the leaked financial services chapter of the … Continue reading

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TTIP: Deregulation, Attack on Jobs and End to Democracy, 42 pp, February 2014

to read the 42-page booklet by John Hilary published in February 2014, click on http://rosalux.gr/sites/default/files/publications/ttip_web.pdf The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a comprehensive free trade and investment treaty currently being negotiated – in secret – between the European … Continue reading

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Free internet Book: The Triumph of Failed Ideas – European models of capitalism in the crisis, 286 pp

to read “The Triumph of Failed Ideas,” edited by Steffan Lehndorff, click on http://www.etui.org/content/download/5164/51374/file/12+A+triumph+of+failed+ideas+WEB.pdf Table of contents Steffen Lehndorff Introduction – The triumph of failed ideas ……………………………………………………………… 7 Dominique Anxo From one crisis to another: the Swedish model in turbulent … Continue reading

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Political Myths and Elite Misanthropy by Herbert Schui

Political Myths and Elite Misanthropy by Herbert Schui, May 2014 In his new book “Political Myths and Elite Misanthropy,” Professor Herbert Schui explains the myth of the achiever, the myth of state indebtedness, the myths of competition and the market … Continue reading

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Tax Extenders Cost Billions by Deborah Field, May 31, 2014, www.oregonlive.com

Tax Extenders Cost Billions by Deborah Field Fifteen years as an accountant in corporate America taught me that big multinational companies think they can play by their own rules. That’s especially true when it comes to taxes: Some corporations take … Continue reading

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