Posts tagged with ‘EU’

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The Twinning

by FG

The Twinning Clive Hambidge Palestinian Children in Israeli military detention   Here in South Tottenham (London), attending a Twinning Conference organised excellently and robustly by Haringey Justice for Palestinians[1], a creative branch of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, I am just recovering from the icy cold outside, in possession of a brimming coffee and in the […]

EU academics call for end to EU research subsidies for Israeli arms companies

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EU academics call for end to EU research subsidies for Israeli arms companies Alternative Information Centre More than 250 academics from 14 different European countries have written to the European Commission urging it to take action to prevent Israeli arms companies and other companies involved in abuse of Palestinian human rights from participating in EU […]

How the Banks Broke the Social Compact, Promoting their Own Special Interests

by FG

How the Banks Broke the Social Compact, Promoting their Own Special Interests Prof. Michael Hudson Banks Weren’t Meant to Be Like This.  What will their future be – and what is the government’s proper financial role? The inherently symbiotic relationship between banks and governments recently has been reversed. In medieval times, wealthy bankers lent to […]

ACTA: Worse Than SOPA and PIPA

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ACTA: Worse Than SOPA and PIPA Stephen Lendman Internet freedom’s on the line. SOPA and PIPA threatened Net Neutrality and free expression. So does ACTA. More on it below. For now, the largest online protest in Internet history got Congress to abandon SOPA and PIPA for now but not permanently. Expect resurrection in modified form. […]

Rights Group Slams Governments For “Double Standard” on Arab Spring

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Rights Group Slams Governments For “Double Standard” on Arab Spring William Fisher Predicting that the current Middle East unrest would continue through 2012, Amnesty International is slamming Western governments for their tepid responses to peaceful protests, for their “double standard,” and for being more concerned with preserving their political and economic interests than with the […]

EU on verge of abandoning hope for a viable Palestinian state

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EU on verge of abandoning hope for a viable Palestinian state Israel’s foreign ministry denied that Israeli settlers were taking water resources from the West Bank Donald Macintyre The Palestinian presence in the largest part of the occupied West Bank – has been, “continuously undermined” by Israel in ways that are “closing the window” on […]