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Alien Invasion: How the Harris Tories Mismanaged Ontario
Cohen, Ruth (ed.)
Book
2001
An examination of the devasting results of seven years of social and economic destruction inflicted the by the right-wing fanatics who ruled Ontario under the premiership of Mike Harris.
All Rights Reserved: Now We Know the Final TTP is Everything We Feared
Malcolm, Jeremy
Article
2015
The release by Wikileaks of what is believed to be the current and essentially final version of the intellectual property (IP) chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) confirms our worst fears a...
Anarchism and the Anti-Globalization Movement
Epstein, Barbara
Article
2001
Barbara Epstein analyzes the influence of anarchism on the history of American social protest, and its role in the anti-globalization resistance movement of the present day.
Beating Back the Corporate Attack: Socialism and the struggle for global justice
Clement, Chris; La Botz, Dan; Luce, Stephanie; Post, Charlie
Book
2000
Our movement is calling for a new direction -- for democratic control of our political life, and for democratic control over the most important aspects of the economy. Why should handful of the super-...
Behind Closed Doors: How The Rich Won Control of Canada's Tax System... And Ended Up Richer
McQuaig, Linda
Book
1987
A stinging indictment of Canada's tax system and the people who shape it.
"Black Americans for a Better Future" Super PAC 100% Funded by Rich White Guys
Schwartz, John
Article
2016
New FEC filings show that all of the $417,250 in monetary donations to a Super PAC called "Black Americans for a Better Future" comes from conservative white businessmen-- including $400,000, or 96 pe...
Blocking Public Participation: The Use of Strategic Litigation to Silence Political Expression
Sheldrick, Byron
Book
2014
Examines the different types of litigation and causes of action that frequently form the basis of SLAPPs (Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation), and how these lawsuits transform political...
Blue Gold: The battle against corporate theft of the world's water
Barlow, Maude; Clarke, Tony
Book
2002
International tensions around water are rising in many of the world's most volatile regions.This book exposes the enormity of the problem, the dangers of the proposed solution and the alternative, whi...
Canada After Harper: His Ideology-fuelled Attack on Canadian Society and Values, and How We Can Resist and Create the Country We Want
Finn, Ed (editor)
Book
2015
Essays documenting the breadth and depth of the Harper government's attack on institutions, policies, and programs that embody values and principles shared by most Canadians: education, health care, w...
The Check-the-Box Loophole: The Great Corporate Tax Shift
Rasmus, Jack
Article
2013
Corporate taxes in America have been in decline now for more than three decades. Contrary to the drumbeat of corporate media throughout this year, and their false claims that US corporations are payin...
Childhood Under Siege: How Big Business Ruthlessly Targets Children
Bakan, Joel
Book
2011
An exploration of the corporate manipulation and exploitation of children and childhood and society's (lack of) response.
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
The Common Good
Chomsky, Noam; interviewed by David Barsamian
Book
1998
Interviews with Noam Chomsky on the U.S. and the world.
The Competition Myth - The Real Meaning of the Last Twenty-five Years
Article
1997
The problems which working people have suffered in the last twenty-five years are not problems which the ruling elite are trying to solve but weapons they have devised to attack working people in a cl...
Connexions Library: Economy, Poverty, Work Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the economy and economics.
Continentalizing Canadian Telecommunications: The Politics of Regional Reform
Rideout, Vanda
Book
2003
The issues behind privatization policies and telecommunications policies are looked at through a glass of drifting continentalism
The Copyright Police: First They Came for the Hip Hop Sites ...
D, Davey
Article
2010
Understand this: the seizure of websites without due process, corporate interests lobbying and then writing laws that allow them to be the police and t personally enforce, the battle over net neutrali...
The Corporate Consensus: A Guide to the Institutions of Global Power
Draffan, George
Article
2000
A detailed guide to the institutions and corporations which occupy the commanding heights of corporate power in the world today.
Corporate Corruption And The Special Interest State: Regulatory Capture at the FCC
Rosen, David
Article
2013
With Tom Wheeler's nomination, expect pro big-telecom policies such as ending net neutrality, further industry consolidation, limiting meaningful competition and increasing user fees, among other poli...
Corporate influence Inside business How corporations make the rules: New Internationalist July 2002
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2002
A look into how corporate democracy works and facts regarding corporate influence. Also looks into a short history of corporations.
Corporate money preventing all-out campaign to stop global warming
fillmore, Nick
Article
2013
Highly-regarded former Toronto Mayor David Miller says he is "very excited" about becoming the new President and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund-Canada in September. But there are questions about wheth...
Corporate Power and Canadian Capitalism
Carroll, William K.
Book
1986
Carroll looks at the accumulation of capital in Canada since the Second World War. Most of the book is devoted to tracing actual patterns of corporate ownership and intercorporate relationships.
The Corporate State and Manufactured Dependence: Sure, It Can Get Worse...It's Happening Right Before Our Eyes
Urie, Rob
Article
2013
The 'resistance is futile' mindset that supports plutocrats and the global corporations they own assumes the existing order is the only possible order and the costs of resistance are too great because...
The Corporate Stranglehold on Education: Is Higher Education in Need of a Moral Bailout?
Giroux, Henry A.
Article
2009
Rather than challenge the economic irresponsibility, ecological damage, and human suffering, and culture of cruelty unleashed by free market fundamentalism, higher education appears to be one of its s...
The Corporate Web
Rouleau, Francois
Website
Information about the corporations which make political contributions to, and benefit from, the Harris Conservative government in Ontario.
The Corporations and the State: Essays in the Theory of Capitalism and Imperialism
O'Connor, James
Book
1974
Essays discussing modern U.S. capitalism and imperialism. Each chapter tries to delineate the relationship between 'economic' and 'political' processes, or at least recognize the unity between them. T...
Corporations Meet Resistance Inside Boston's Schools
Spritzler, John
Article
1998
The corporate elite are a small minority and their values are the opposite of most peoples' values. Things that most people consider immoral, like deliberately increasing the number of students who fa...
Culture Inc.: The Corporate Takeover of Public Expression
Schiller, Herbert I.
Book
1989
Schiller defends democratic expression and free access to information while demonstrating the ways in which public expression, public space, and public access to information are becoming increasingly ...
Desire to Kill the Streetcar
Article
2016
The author analyzes the conspiracy by large corporations to monopolize the American transit system and its fuel system.
Fake News: the Unravelling of US Empire From Within
McMurtry, John
Article
2017
A war of opposing certitudes and denunciations is waged day to day between the long-ruling US corporate media and the White House. Both continuously proclaim ringing recriminations of the other's 'fa...
False God: How the Globalization Myth has Impoverished Canada
Laxer, James
Book
1993
Laxer argues that the neoconservative economic agenda is folly, and that the United States is caught in a downward spiral of limited government power and widening social divisions. He demonstrates tha...
Fascism and Big Busness
Guerin, Daniel
Book
1939
A history of the rise of fascism in Europe and the role of big business in supporting fascism.
The Fight for Canada: Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism
Orchard, David
Book
1993
In an effort to realize their grand dream of one nation from Panama to the Arctic, Americans have attempted to conquer Canada using war, trade sanctions, and political interventions of all kinds. "Tha...
Fighting for Hope: Organizing to Realize Our Dreams
Kuyek, Joan Newman
Book
1990
Detailed information and advice on how to organize a group for social change.
The Fix Is In: Washington's Planned Social Contract Destruction
Lendman, Stephen
Article
2011
New audit figures show that Bernanke's Fed gave Wall Street and European banksters at least $16.1 trillion (called emergency loans) from December 1, 2007 - July 21, 2010, besides unknown amounts earli...
Free Trade and the New Right Agenda
Warnock, John
Book
1988
A useful snapshot of the 'free trade' debate at the time of the 1988 Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Canada.
From an Open Internet, Back to the Dark Ages
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2017
Can anyone still doubt that access to a relatively free and open internet is rapidly coming to an end in the west? In China and other autocratic regimes, leaders have simply bent the internet to their...
The FTAA and the WTO: the meta-program for global corporate rule
McMurtry, John
Article
2001
The deepest and most systemic threat to civil and planetary life the world has ever faced is underway. Behind the disasters of regional economies and planetary ecosystems melting down, the threat is d...
GATS: How the World Trade Organization's new "services" negotiations threaten democracy
Sinclair, Scott
Book
2000
Examines closed-door negotiations to expand the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), which have the goal of commercialize every service sector in every WTO country, including essential servi...
Ghana's farmers battle "Monsanto law' to retain seed freedom
Walker, Chris; Tickell, Oliver
Article
2014
Ghana's government is desperate to pass a Plant Breeders Bill that would remove farmers' ancient 'seed freedom' to grow, retain, breed and develop crop varieties - while giving corporate breeders a bl...
GM crops: Hunger as the key to world domination
Pelaez Vicky
Article
2013
Weapons and energy resources are apparently insufficient for total control over the world's nations, power-hungry globalists like David Rockefeller have come up with the idea of using people's daily n...
The Great Corporate Tax Shift: The $10 Trillion Heist
Rasmus, Jack
Article
2013
The great corporate myth-making machine has been hard at work of late, attempting to create the false impression that US corporations are increasingly uncompetitive with their foreign rivals due to th...
How Bosses Use 'Open Shop' Campaigns to Crush Unions
Richman, Shaun
Article
2017
Chad Pearson's book "Reform or Repression: Organizing America's Anti-Union Movement" and Lane Windham's new book "Knocking on Labor's Door: Union Organizing in the 1970's and the Roots of a New Econom...
The Illusion of Democracy : Liberal Journalism, Wikileaks And Climate Deceptions
Cormwell, David
Article
2012
In an era of permanent war, economic meltdown and climate ‘weirding’, we need all the champions of truth and justice that we can find. But where are they? What happened to trade unions, the green move...
Inside Komen's NGOized Culture
Boyd, Kate; Storm, Cristien
Article
2014
The authors analyze the monopoly that the Komen Foundation has over breast cancer research and how the process of "NGOization" has cultivated a consumer culture in how participants engage with the mov...
Inventing Tax Rage: Misinformation in the National Post
Patriquin, Larry
Book
2004
How the National Post created an agenda for the tax cuts that mostly benefits the wealthy.
#KMFace photos mock Kinder Morgan claim that facial expressions are a form of "assault"
Dharmarajah, Sindhu
Article
2014
Anti-pipeline protestors took to social media to post their best #KMFace, following Kinder Morgan's court case against residents this week, where the company's lawyer stated that the protestors' angry...
The Koch Empire and Americans for Prosperity: More Tentacles Surface at Rightwing Front Group
Martens, Pam
Article
2010
Tracking to funding of extremist right-wing groups.
Land and seed laws under attack as Africa is groomed for corporate recolonization
Article
2015
Across Africa, laws are being rewritten to open farming up to an agribusiness invasion - displacing millions of small cultivators and replacing them with a new model of profit-oriented agriculture usi...
Leaked TTIP papers reveal 100% corporate sellout
Tickell, Oliver
Article
2016
Secret documents leaked to Greenpeace from the EU-US TTIP negotiations show that environmental protection, climate change mitigation, consumer protection, public health and sustainability are sacrific...
Let's Stop Kidding Ourselves About the NDP
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1989
Canadian socialists are terribly reluctant to give up their illusions about the NDP.
Let's Talk TPP
Article
By now, many of us have heard that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was negotiated in complete secrecy, with no opportunity for Canadians to engage with the process or to have their voices heard. T...
Monsanto is buying up non-gmo seed companies
IWB
Article
2013
A positive trend in recent years is the growing number of gardening enthusiasts choosing to plant gardens using organic and/or heirloom seeds.
Monsanto, the TPP and Global Food Dominance: Putting Profits Before Populations
Brown, Ellen
Article
2013
Global food control has nearly been achieved, by reducing seed diversity with GMO (genetically modified) seeds that are distributed by only a few transnational corporations. But this agenda has been i...
Monsanto and Ukraine: GM Food, Ukraine and the Return of Hill + Knowlton
Nelson, Joyce
Article
2014
The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), under terms of their $17 billion loan to Ukraine, will force that country to permit genetically-modified (GM) crops and genetically-modified o...
Museums, Art and the Rackets: Against The Current vol. 121
Rabinowitz, Paula
Article
2006
In the late 1990s when it appeared that the laws of capitalism had been suspended temporarily and wealth could be accrued purely on speculation, the New York Times began an annual full-section report ...
The Myth of the Good Corporate Citizen: Democracy Under the Rule of Big Business
Dobbin, Murray
Book
1998
Dobbin argues that transnational corporations (TNG's) have power over every nation's government; they are not the good citizens they claim to be.
NAFTA's Chapter 11 Makes Canada Most-Sued Country Under Free Trade Tribunals
Freeman, Sunny
Article
2015
According to a new study, Canada is the most-sued country under the North American Free Trade Agreement and a majority of the disputes involve investors challenging the country's environmental laws.
Nature, science & power: Questions need to be asked...
Riordon, Michael
Website
2014
Here many questions will be asked, some answers attempted. This blog connects to a new book: Bold Scientists: dispatches from the battle for honest science, published in 2014 by Between the Lines.
Not Bad Policy, But Class Policy: Holes in the Keynesian Against G20 Austerity Plan
Hossein-Zadeh, Ismael
Article
2010
Liberal critics of the vicious austerity policies passionately argue against such policies as bad, misguided, or unwise as if the governments that make such policies do not know what they are doing. A...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 18, 2014: The Commons
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2014
From its beginnings, one of capitalism's prime imperatives has been an all-out and never-ceasing assault on the Commons in all its manifestations. Common land, common water, public ownership -- anythi...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 9, 2015: Resisting Neoliberalism
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Resisting neoliberalism: "free markets" and "free trade" are an ideological cover for what is actually a form of state capitalism in which working people subsidize and bail out corporations and the ri...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 7, 2015: Corporate rights treaties
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Our focus is on the corporate rights treaties that are misleadingly sold as trade agreements. In particular, the spotlight is on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, negotiated in secret, and now scheduled ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 21, 2018: What are we eating?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2018
What are we eating? A simple question which opens up a labyrinth of devilishly complex issues about production and distribution, access to land, control of water, prices, health and safety, migrant la...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 21, 2018: Their Interent or Ours?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2018
The Internet, which was at one time a free and open space for sharing information and ideas, has been privatized and twisted to serve the profit-making agenda of huge corporations, working hand-in-glo...
The Passing of Bhaskar Save: What The 'Green Revolution' Did for India
Todhunter, Colin; Save, Bhaskar
Article
2015
Bhaskar Save died on 24 October 2015 at age 93. Emphasising self-reliance at the farm/village level, Save was regarded as the 'Gandhi of natural farming'.
Perspectives On Power: Reflections on Human Nature and the Social Order
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1997
Chomsky sets down his thoughts on topics ranging from language and human nature, to the Middle East and East Timor.
Poisoning the Democratic Well
Dobbin, Murray
Article
2015
Opponents of so-called free trade deals have always struggled with the question of why these international treaties don't generate more alarm and vocal opposition from Canadians. These treaties, after...
The Polluters: The Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment
Ross, Benjamin; Amter, Steven
Book
2010
Provides an account of the American chemical industry and its effect on the environment.
The Poor Must Die: Anglo-American Political Philosophy 101
Floyd, Chris
Article
2010
For more than 30 years, the world-dominating Anglo-American alliance has been under the sway of factions which, for all their internal squabbling and hair-splitting, are strongly united in their stead...
Porter's corporate interests can't be allowed to trump public health
Garfinkle, Miriam; Woolhouse, Susan
Article
2013
We are concerned that it will be the children who live, study and play less than 300 metres from the current airport in the high-rises, the Waterfront school, Little Norway Park, the daycare and commu...
Preston Manning and the Reform Party
Dobbin, Murray
Book
1992
A profile of Preston Manning and his right-wing agenda.
The Privatization Putsch
Hardin, Herschel
Book
1989
According to Hardin, privatization is the expression of the ideology of a right wing, corporate agenda: business wants to gets its hands on public funds and politicians are more than willing to hand o...
The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
a collection of short commentaries by Noam Chomsky on global issues, drawn from interviews in the early 1990s. Topics include global economics, racism, NAFTA, and hot topics of the day.
The Quick and The Dead: Brian Mulroney, Big Business And The Seduction Of Canada
McQuaig, Linda
Book
1991
McQuaig argues that since 1984, there has been a systematic transfer of power in Canada from the democratically elected government to the private sector.
Rick Berman Exposed in New Audio; Hear His Tactics Against Environmentalists and Workers' Rights
Graves, Lisa
Article
2014
Rick Berman, the king of corporate front groups and propaganda, has been caught on tape detailing his attacks on public interest groups in the labor and environmental movements. Berman specializes in ...
Rick Berman Exposed in New Audio; Hear His Tactics Against Environmentalists and Workers' Rights
Audio
2014
The king of corporate front groups and propaganda, has been caught on tape detailing his attacks on public interest groups in the labor and environmental movements, including on efforts to increase th...
The Right-to-Farm Scam: Third Wave Corporatocracy
Fitz, Don
Article
2014
When Monsanto’s home state of Missouri passed the “Right to Farm” on August 5, 2014 the third noose of corporate control tightened around the neck of the US. Unlike the first two steps of corporate d...
Ruling Canada: Corporate Cohesion and Democracy
Brownlee, Jamie
Book
2005
Ruling Canada critically examines Canada's "economic elite" -- a collection of the country's richest and most powerful individuals, many of whom preside over Canada's largest corporations. Brownlee ar...
Salvadorans Warn Canadians about World Bank's Kangaroo Court
Guerra, Rene
Article
2015
In anticipation of an imminent ruling from the World Bank's little known investor-state arbitration tribunal that could force El Salvador to pay Canadian mining firm OceanaGold US$301 million, a Salva...
Shooting the Hippo: Death by Deficit and Other Canadian Myths
McQuaig, Linda
Book
1995
An examination of how economic policies systematically favour the interests of the rich while pretending to be for the common good.
Staff at 'Grinch' KPMG well looked after while advocating 'workers' comp' cuts
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2011
KPMG – which operates across Canada and internationally – performs “hatchet jobs” for governments – often governments that don’t have the nerve to take the lead themselves when they want cutbacks.
Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press - June 1977: Volume V Number 6
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1977
Synthesis is the journal of the Canadian News Synthesis Project. Previously known as the Canadian News Synthesis Project (1974 - 1976), Synthesis analyzes and presents current news coverage of the mos...
Taking the Risk Out of Democracy: Corporate Propaganda versus Freedom and Liberty
Carey, Alex
Book
1995
The twentieth-century history of corporate propaganda practiced by U.S. businesses and the ways in which such corporate propaganda was exported to, and adopted by, other western democracies especially...
Their Internet or Ours?: Introduction to the April 21, 2018 issue of Other Voices
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2018
What happened to the Internet? The Internet, which was at one time a free and open space for sharing information and ideas, has been privatized and twisted to serve the profit-making agenda of huge co...
Tips on How to Oppose Corporate Rule
Kelsey, Dr. Jane
Article
1996
Dr. Kelsey has devised what she calls "A Manual for Counter-Technopols" -- suggestions and ideas for actions that challenge corporate rule.
Top 5 Reasons Eaters should be Worried about Obama's New Trade Deal
Article
2015
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a wide-ranging deal that would expand corporate rights across member states to the detriment of worker rights, the environment, and public health.
Toward the Agro-Police State: You’ll Need an iPad if You Want to be a Farmer
Ruiz-Marrero, Carmelo
Article
2014
The main problem with precision agriculture -- and the hype that surrounds it -- is the faulty assumptions that it rests on. The problems of agriculture are not caused by a lack of technology, or even...
TPP Trade Pact Would Give Wall Street a Trump Card to Block Regulations
Dayen, David
Article
2015
Banks and other financial institutions would be able to use provisions in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership to block new regulations that cut into their profits, according to the text of the trad...
Transpacific Partnership and Monsanto
Chicherio, Barbara
Article
2013
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has the potential to become the biggest regional Free Trade Agreement in history, both in economic size and the ability to quietly add more countries in addition to...
TTIP: the Corporate Empowerment Act
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2015
The Transatlantic and Transpacific Trade and Investment Partnerships have nothing to do with free trade. "Free trade" is used as a disguise to hide the power these agreements give to corporations to u...
The University of Nike
Unger, Ben
Article
1997
Nike is just a piece of the bigger puzzle of private donors in public universities, but it is a perfect example of why private money is helping to erode the positive goals of public education.
The War Against "Fake News" is a War on Us
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2018
Barely a day passes without a new development in the war on social media -- that is, the war on us. Today, it is a report that Twitter has emailed hundreds of thousands of its users, warning them that...
What Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)?
Article
2015
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a secretive, multinational agreement that, among other things, threatens to extend restrictive intellectual property (IP) laws across the globe and rewrite inter...
Who do we try to rescue today?: Canada under corporate rule
Finn, Ed
Book
2000
A collection of essays discussing aspects of the role of corporations in late-20th-century Canada.
The World According to Monsanto
Robin, Marie- Monique
Film
2008
An investigation into the United States multinational corporation, Monsanto, uncovers controversial findings.
'Worse Than We Thought': TPP A Total Corporate Power Grab Nightmare
Article
2015
On issues ranging from climate change to food safety, from open Internet to access to medicines, the TransPacific Partnership (TPP) is a disaster.
You, Me & the SPP: Trading Democracy for Corporate Rule
Manly, Paul (Director)
Film/Video
2009
What do secrecy, police provocateurs, an assault on democracy and infringements on citizens' rights have in common? The Security and Prosperity Partnership.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
To facilitate research on social and economic issues facing Canada and to promote alternatives for business and government.
Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
LindaMcQuaig.com
The website of writer Linda McQuaig.
Monbiot.com
George Monbiot's Web site.
Ram's Horn
A watchdog report on food issues and the agribusiness industry.
Spinwatch
Public interest research.

Sources Library

Gene wars: the last-ditch battle over who owns the rights to our DNA
McKie, Robin
2013
A US biotech company is fighting to protect the patents it took out on a test for a cancer-causing gene. Scientists say a win for the firm would set back a growing ability to detect diseases.
Google, Amazon, Netflix mount lobby crusade on Trudeau Liberals
Amazon had 99 registered contacts with the government last year, Google had 37
2017
The numerous meetings between top Liberal Government officials and U.S. tech giants not only smack of favouritism, but also raise ethical questions and concerns over deregulation.
Google and the future of search: Amit Singhal and the Knowledge Graph
Adams, Tim
2013
An interview with the current head of Google Search, discussing some of the thought processes behind the current functionality of 'search' and some of its possibilites for the future.
Google wants to run cities without being elected. Don't let it
Sadowski, Jathan
2017
A new initiative will see Alphabet – the parent company of Google – take charge of redeveloping a waterfront district in Toronto. Here's why that's troubling.
Science and its enemies
Introduction to the April 23, 2016 issue of Other Voices
Diemer, Ulli
2016
Our society and its institutions, public and private, regularly tell us that science, and education in the sciences, are crucial to our future. These public declarations are strangely reminiscent of t...
Trade agreements and the corporate war on democracy
Introduction to the November 7, 2015 issue of Other Voices
Diemer, Ulli
2015
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, negotiated in secret, and now scheduled to be rubber-stamped by national governments on a take-it-or-leave-it basis, is best understood as a major milestone in the long-...

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Double Standards
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Focusing on double standards in the media and in international politics. "Double Standard 1. a rule or principle applied more strictly to some people more than others (or oneself)."
International Forum on Globalization
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An alliance of activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint activity, and public education in response to economic globalization.