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Amid international protests, intellectuals and activists issue manifesto for global democracy

Source: UNPACampaign Intellectuals Naomi Klein, Vandana Shiva, Noam Chomsky, Eduardo Galeano and Michael Hardt as well as mass-protest organizers and activists have issued a manifesto that includes a strong call for global democracy and, in particular, democratic rule over the … Continue reading

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The End of Globalisation – World – October 2008

Journeyman Pictures The global financial machine has ground perilously close to a halt. This timely film explores what went wrong with economic globalisation. How could the financial world have miscalculated so badly? We define what globalisation means in terms of … Continue reading

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Catastroika

The creators of Debtocracy, a documentary with two million views broadcasted from Japan to Latin America, analyze the shifting of state assets to private hands. They travel round the world gathering data on privatization in developed countries and search for … Continue reading

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Destroying Latin America: Journalist Mary O’Grady on Populism, Protectionism, and Prohibition

Mary O’Grady Reason TV “The inequality produced by liberty: This, for the socialist, is the soft underbelly of pro-market rationale and the best place to attack,” says C, a columnist who covers Latin America for the Wall Street Journal. “I … Continue reading

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China warns of ‘severe challenges’ to exports to West

Source: BBC News China faces “severe challenges” to its exports due to economic difficulties in key Western markets, the country’s commerce ministry has warned. Data due to be released on Saturday will show a sharp slowdown in export growth in … Continue reading

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Falling US Birth Rates are not connected to Genetically Modified (GM) Foods

Rady Ananda Global Research Current speculation that falling US birth rates are connected to genetically modified foods is debunked by a historical review of US birth rates. We cannot tie¬†GM foods to falling US birth rates, yet anyway, since a … Continue reading

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