Subsidies

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The American Class System
Kalra, Paul
Book
1998
Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life
Jacobs, Jane
Book
1984
Jacobs argues that virtually all economic life, no matter how geographically remote from cities, depends on cities to maintain it or change it.
$88 billion a year in subsidies for climate disaster: Global governments spend more than double what energy companies invest to find new regions for oil and gas drilling, despite climate change
Prupis, Nadia
Article
2014
Despite pledging in 2009 to phase out public subsidies for the fossil fuel industry, G20 countries have disregarded those promises and are currently spending $88 billion a year in taxpayer money to fu...
Fossil Fuel Industry Benefits from $20 Billion in Subsidies in the U.S.
Horn, Steve
Article
2015
A new joint investigative report by Oil Change International and the Overseas Development Institute reveals that, in the United States alone, the fossil fuel industry has benefited from over $20 billi...
The Free Trade Game: New Internationalist December 2004
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2004
A look at free trade and and the effects of NAFTA. Discussion of the opposition to free trade and alternatives.
Life, Money & Illusion: Living on Earth as if We Want to Stay
Nickerson, Michael
Book
2006
The failure to reduce green house gas emissions, the success of efforts to curb ozone depletion, causes related to prosperity and social justice are just some the topics covered. By using the example ...
Louder Voices: The Corporate Welfare Bums
Lewis, David
Book
1972
NDP leader Davis Lewis provides facts and analysis to support his charge that "government and big business are holding hands -- in your pocket."
The myth of a free market in publishing and high-tech
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1999
The high-tech industries, in the U.S. in particular, owe their very existence to massive levels of government subsidies and intervention.
Nature of Economies
Jacobs, Jane
Book
2000
Jacobs argues that since human beings exist wholly within nature as part of natural order in every respect, we should look to the processes of nature for vibrant and flexible models of economic planni...
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
Secrets, Lies and Democracy
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1994
Noam Chomsky interviewed by David Barsamian. ...
Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Ecological Decay
Engler, Yves; Mugyenyi, Bianca
Book
2011
A global ecological critique of the American automobile addiction.
We Can Save Social Programs
Brooks, Neil
Article
1991
We can save social programs by removing unwarranted tax subsidies for corporations and wealthy investors.

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Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Established in 1960, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) is a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nations ECOSOC. For over 50 years, V...

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Fossil fuels subsidised by $10m a minute, says IMF
Carrington,Damian
2015
Fossil fuel companies are benefitting from global subsidies of $5.3tn (£3.4tn) a year, equivalent to $10m a minute every day.
Preservation or plunder? The battle over the British Museum's Indigenous Australian show
Daley,Paul
2015
Indigenous Australians are calling for the objects on show at the British Museum's new exhibition to be returned.