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The ‘Acapulco Paradox’ – Two Parallel Worlds Each Going Their Own Way
The world is clearly splitting into two parallel worlds, with each going their own way, in what we could call the ‘Acapulco paradox’. Take the official version of the image of Acapulco – a splendid Mexican resort, with horse riding on the beaches, a place blessed by nature and enriched by beautiful...
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But Is Hillary Ready for Us?
The “Ready for Hilary” campaign has launched a not-very-subtle courtship of discontented Democrats, those leftish liberal activists who yearn for anybody but another Clinton. The not-yet candidate herself spoke to their concerns indirectly when she recently addressed the Silicon Valley Conference...
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The United States of TTIP: A Big Business Constitution for Europe
The US-EU trade agreement, known as TTIP, is not just another free trade deal. It is a charter for big business, forcing lawmakers to uphold the so-called ‘rights’ of investors above every other consideration – human rights, environmental protection, democratic accountability. It is a constitution...
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Will Podemos Rescue Spain's Unemployed Youths?
Earlier this year, the electoral victory of Syriza in Greece marked the first government elected within the troubled eurozone to finally say no to European officials who for years have been pressing for less government spending and for sweeping economic reforms to remake Europe. While many thought...
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'We Rise' Actions Aim to Challenge Rightwing Takeover of State Governments
Protesters take to the streets and state capitol buildings to declare: 'our statehouses and our cities belong to us'
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Unjust Public Policies Drive the Massive Racial Wealth Gap in America: Study
From the re-segregation of schools to the redlining of home ownership, rise in disparities is no accident
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With TPP at 'Make-or-Break Point,' Fast Track Foes Prepare for Battle
While corporate-backed forces push for agreement, progressive lawmakers say trade deals should "improve the bottom lines" of people, not just multinationals
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The Student Debt Time Bomb
Indebted students are a force to be reckoned with.
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Do Corporations Really Need More Rights? Why Fast-Track for the TPP Is a Bad Idea
We can have democracy and a prosperous, just, and sustainable human future. Or we can have corporate rule. We cannot have both.
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In Challenge to the System, 10,000 Graduate Teachers Strike Against Toronto Schools
"We are striving to turn back a system that’s keeping contract faculty strung along on short-term, low-paid, precarious employment contracts," declared union chair
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