This week marks the beginning of the COP21 climate talks in Paris, the latest episode in a UN framework that has been trying, and failing, to reduce global carbon emission for over two decades now. For my first interview, I caught up with Oscar Reyes, Barcelona-based climate policy researcher, to get an overview of what […] . . . → Read More: Michal Rozworski: Podcast: COP21, climate inaction and corporate power
Well we can’t be posting sunshine everyday here at DWR. A small reminder of what the people of our nations are up against. From the essay titled Revolution and American Empire by Rob Urie.
“Liberal economists have ‘fought the good fight’ for nominally populist economic programs for the last decade with little but growing . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Be Wary of “Liberal” Policies – The Unerring March of Corporatism
Today, I’m happy to present another extended interview and my guest is Linda McQuaig. Linda is a National Newspaper Award-winning journalist and commentator who has worked for the Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star and many other outlets. She is also a best-selling author of numerous books that have focused on and popularized a . . . → Read More: Political Eh-conomy: Political Eh-conomy Radio: Linda McQuaig on Hudak’s imaginary jobs and Canadian inequality
Capital courts: how corporations can hold governments to ransom
Transnational corporations have won shocking powers to sue sovereign states, writes John Hilary, and they are not shy of using them
via Capital courts: how corporations can hold governments to ransom | Red Pepper.
Filed under: Capitalism Tagged: Capitalism, corporate power, trade agreements
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I am tired of the bad rap Unions get. You know why they get a bad rap, because they are one of the few institutions in society that can mount effective opposition to corporate power. You like your 8 hour work day? Thank unions for that. Health and Safety regulations? Thank a union for it. . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Unions, they protect us from Corporate Rule – Days of Destruction Days of Revolt