Category Archives: 2011

TTIP and CETA Must Be Prevented

Under TTIP, TPP and TiSA, corporations can sue states for lost profits. The German Judges Union calls additional protection of foreign investors “nonsense” that undermines democracy and the constitutional state and could lead to an avalanche of lawsuits and the … Continue reading

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Tax Havens: Threat for Public Budgets by Sven Giegold

http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/04/431999.shtml The common good is abused. The struggle against tax havens is a struggle for the rule of law and democracy. Apple, Google, Amazon, Boeing, GE and scores of other corporations shift tens of billions of taxable profits to tax … Continue reading

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Energy for tomorrow, 15 pp

Energy for tomorrow, 15 pp Markus Vogt Energy for tomorrow Perspectives of the transition to a post-fossil economy This article has been published in the series “Church and Society”, as no. 387, edited by the Catholic Centre of Social Sciences … Continue reading

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Why are the Lambs Silent? by Rainer Mausfeld

Why are the Lambs Silent? by Rainer Mausfeld, Jan 18, 2016 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/02/431754.shtml Techniques – fragmentation and propaganda – make serious violations of moral norms by the ruling elites morally and cognitively invisible to the population. With many examples, professor Mausfeld … Continue reading

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Neoliberal Indoctrination by Rainer Mausfeld

Neoliberal Indoctrination by Rainer Mausfeld, January 2016 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/02/431734.shtml Neoliberalism tells the poor and weak that they are responsible for their misery. The true extent of social poverty barely reaches the public. A re-feudalization bomb rages and investors seek privatizing the … Continue reading

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Ignoring the Limits

to read the articles by Sonja Fercher and Georg Feigt, click on http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/02/431720.shtml This crisis is only another warning shot of the current economic system and could offer a unique window of opportunity to leave behind the neoliberal path of … Continue reading

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Coup from Above by Wilhelm Neurohr

Coup from Above TTIP and Democracy by Wilhelm Neurohr, October 1, 2015 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/02/431701.shtml Free trade agreements serve geo-political goals. They are the “weapons,” so to speak, in the global economic war. They produce a few winners and many losers. Critical … Continue reading

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New Ebook Anthology “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation,” 135 pp

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/604567 This new ebook anthology will be available from Smashwords.com from Feb 22 for $3.99! The anthology “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation” includes 3 translator’s introductions, 3 poems from the translator, 12 articles by Tomas Konicz, and articles by Ulrike Herrmann, … Continue reading

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Capitalism’s growth problem by David F. Guccio

https://rwer.wordpress.com/2016/02/07/capitalisms-growth-problem/#more-22125 Contemporary capitalism has a big problem. And no one seems to be able to refute it. The problem, as Robert J. Gordon sees it, is that economic growth is slowing down, it has been for decades, and there’s no … Continue reading

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Social Inequality Today by Helmut Martens

Social Inequality Today by Helmut Martens, Jan 2015 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2016/01/04/18781479.php The neoliberal rollback has created growing instabilities. An advancing process of de-democratization and social re-feudalization is connected with the rise of the new “super-rich.”.. The development of global capitalism reveals its … Continue reading

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