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text IMF and World Bank Meetings Begin Amid Concerns of Faltering Global Cooperation ‎ by Greg Williams
Finance Ministers, heads of central banks and government delegations begin the official Spring International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meetings....
Posted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:56AM
text Trumponomics: Failure Pre-Programmed by Rudolf Hickel
Macro-economic and ecological connections are simply ignored with the concentration on short-term profit. The planned reduction of corporate taxes from the current 35% to 15 or 20% recalls the Laffer curve as the basis of Reagan's fiscal policy error. Between 2009 and 2015, the top US corporations stashed $1.6 trillion in tax havens. The social state and the energy turn are not funded but subverted. Oxfam explains how the Trump reform will worsen life....
Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:42AM
text Global Economic Risks Ahead Warns International Monetary Fund by Greg Williams
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its bi-annual report on global economic stability, warning that the financial system could face serious risks in the year ahead....
Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:46AM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Mediates Last Ditch Debt Negotiations by Greg Williams
Within weeks, Puerto Rico will likely enter bankruptcy proceedings tailored by Congress specifically for the US territory....
Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:23AM
text Nationalize Airlines to Stop Overbooking & Police Terror by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
The world is horrified at the American private profit airline system of overbooking, expecting enough no shows so that they can seat other people, such as employees, and the police state terrorism used to remove paying, seated passengers so other people can ride for free. Left unsaid is that this is crime of the private profit system mandating nationalization of all transportation, including air travel....
Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:47AM
text Lawsuit Targets Trump's Border Wall, Enforcement Program by Center for Biological Diversity
Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva Joins Center for Biological Diversity in Suit Against DHS...
Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:13PM
text Protests of US War on Syria; Movies on US False Flag in Syria by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
First: Our protests across the USA on April 7, 2017 so far:...
Posted: Sat Apr 8, 2017 8:17PM
text Puerto Rico and Bondholders Agree on Electric Company Debt Deal by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico’s electric utility company (PREPA) and bondholders reached an agreement to restructure $8.9 billion in debt, according to an announcement from the island's government....
Posted: Thu Apr 6, 2017 1:57PM
text Representative Doggett and Senator Whitehouse Introduce Legislation to Close Tax Havens by Greg Williams
Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and ‎Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)‎ introduced versions of the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act in the House and Senate....
Posted: Thu Apr 6, 2017 7:03AM
text Social Security Expansion Bill has 156 Sponsors, Pelosi Not There by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
We now have a half way decent Social Security Expansion Bill, HR 1902, with 156 sponsors, and again, as with Medicare for All, HR 676, San Francisco Rep Nancy Pelosi is not on the list. However, Pelosi does have time to rant at her town halls the usual, and always false, anti-Russian drivel we have been hearing in this country since 1917, the year of the Bolshevik Revolution, even though Russia has been a capitalist country since 1991....
Posted: Wed Apr 5, 2017 8:09PM
text One Year Anniversary of Panama Papers Leak by Greg Williams
More than 11 million documents were leaked from a law firm based in Panama a year ago today....
Posted: Mon Apr 3, 2017 6:59AM
text Nuke Shutdown News March 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear industry in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those working to create a nuclear free world. Here's our March 2017 report:...
Posted: Sat Apr 1, 2017 4:25PM
text Video & Photos from Stop AIPAC 2017 Demonstration by Free Palestine
At least 1,000 people showed up in the bitter cold and wet Washington, DC on March 26, 2017 to protest a notorious Zionist organization, American Israel Public Affairs Committee or AIPAC, at an ANSWER sponsored demonstration. They made an excellent 9 minute video which can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4OZiNy006A...
Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:25PM
text Analysis of Legal and Security situation under Trump by crystal
I have written an analysis of the security and legal situation for NVDA activists resisting the Trump regime for the NV preparers in Santa Cruz as of now. It comes out of a tense discussion at my affinity group meeting over the question, "Just how fucked up are things now?" My analysis, horrible...but could be worse. We are planning massive NVDA to protect our neighborhoods in Santa Cruz against ICE, FBI, whoever is coming, and this is for that organizing. So it does have a California, indeed...
Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:10AM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Holds Economic Growth Meeting by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's Financial Oversight and Management Board meets in San Juan to discuss economic growth proposals for the island....
Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:06AM
text Put Medicare for All on November 2018 Ballot by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
The time is now to organize for a Medicare for All ballot measure in as many states as possible in November 2018, when there are Congressional elections and governor’s races to bring enough voters to the polling places to vote for Medicare for All, which has been sitting in the House of Representatives since 2003, now known as HR 676....
Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:39PM
text Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Motion to Restore USDA Animal Welfare Documents by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2017 – Today a coalition of animal protection organizations led by the Animal Legal Defense Fund moved for a preliminary injunction asking for a temporary court order that would bring federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) databases back online. This motion is associated with the lawsuit filed in February against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) over the agency’s decision to remove tens of thousands of animal welfare records from its website. If granted, the prelim...
Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:55PM
text Call Congress Today to stop the undermining of our online security! by Electronic Frontier Foundation
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/03/27/rush-resist-congress-poised-obliterate-broadband-privacy-rules Privacy advocates on Monday are urging Americans to call their elected officials, warning that there are only 24 hours left to "save online privacy rules" before the U.S. House of Representatives votes on a measure that would allow major telecom companies to collect user data and auction it off to the "highest bidder."...
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:39AM
text House Republicans Launch Effort to Repeal Endangered Species Act by Center for Biological Diversity
Infrastructure Project 'Impediments' Latest Fraudulent Claim to Rationalize Attack...
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:17PM
text Poll: Most Americans don't support the AIPAC agenda by Grant F. Smith
As presented at the “The Israel Lobby and American Policy” conference on March 24, 2017 by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy. Public opinion polling is important, but little of it accurately measures what the American public thinks about key Israel/lobby issues. This survey series begins to fill in that information deficit. Focused, accurate polling should guide elected representatives, who can then act in the broader public interest. Polling about Israel lobby programs reve...
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:48PM