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10 Shocking Realities of the TPP (tags)
Now we see why the US Trade Representative and President Obama wanted to keep the TPP secret for four years after it was ratified. It if had not been for a very aggressive fight against fast track trade authority in which hundreds of thousands of people participated, we would not see the text.
Hedge Fund Threatens Trade Tribunal to Sue Peru for Old Military Debt (tags)
A US hedge fund is threatening to sue Peru for $5.1 billion over decades-old military debts it bought.
The obscure legal system that lets corporations sue countries (tags)
Fast Track, TTIP, TPP and TISA should be scrapped! Richard Trumka of the AFL-CIO described the TTIP as "secret tribunals" where only "foreign investors" can sue. This article from The Guardian UK focuses on El Salvador. and Pacific Rim.
Democracy for Sale: Stop Fast Track and TTIP! (tags)
The investment protection clause of the TTIP grants investors special protection regarding their so-called :"legitimate expectation." Businesses can sue when they feel restricted in their business activity by new laws in the public interest. Financial services are an important sector for US investors.
Open Letter on TTIP and Financial Regulations (tags)
The TTIP, "Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership," has been secretly negotiated since June 2013 and massively threatens social and environmental regulations and public sector jobs. Corporations could sue states, states could not sue corporations and decisions are irrevocable.
Investment Protection at a Crossroads (tags)
TTIP gives foreign investors the right to sue sovereign governments before ad hoc arbitration courts when lost profits occur as a result of political decisions. These decisions cannot be appealed and undermine social, environmental and labor regulations.
TTIP: A Tranatlantic Constitution of Corporations? (tags)
TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, endangers the economy, health and food policies of countries outside the EU and the US. The Investor-State Settlement mechanism gives corporations the same status as nation states. A flood of lawsuits can be expected.
Leather History Meeting Relives the Wounds of AIDS (tags)
Though it was billed as a panel on the history of San Diego's Leather community, the San Diego League of Gentlemen meeting July 1 turned into something else: an emotionally intense discussion and reminiscence of the effect AIDS had on the Queer community in general and the Leather community in particular. Themselves touched by the crisis directly ? all the panelists either had AIDS, took care of people who did or were active in the community's response ? they talked about the pain of losing so many friends but also how the community grew and its surviving members became more emotionally committed to each other.
Bahrain Sues to Suppress Police State Terror Truths (tags)
Every Tenant Has One (tags)
If you find an electrocuted rat in your kitchen stove, odds are that your landlord has breached the implied warranty of habitability in your lease. What if he won’t fix the problem? What can you do?
Bush's Torture Tort Reform: Don't Sue, Don't Get Sued (tags)
So why did the Bush administration go to court and oppose a judgement ordering Iraq to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages to 17 captured Americans tortured by Saddam back in the first Gulf War? He had to! If he’d gone along, hundreds of people tortured by U.S. forces in the current “War on Terror” could turn around and sue the U.S. government. ---------------------------------------
One SOAW Prisoner Of Conscience Dead, Another Missing (tags)
I began investigating this story Saturday night when Sue was known missing but we hadn't heard yet that Nik was dead. This is a very disturbing developing story.
Sue Coe at Overtones Gallery Opening (tags)
Photos from Saturday night October 23, 2004 opening for the art of Sue Coe at Overtones Gallery
The Secret Service Investigates Serious Threat to the President’s Balls (tags)
Homeland Security placed the nation at the highest terror threat level yesterday, red, as news of a new and credible threat to the President made its way around the Internet. Sue Niederer, mother of a US soldier killed in Iraq is reported to have publicly stated her desire to shoot the President in the “groined” area. Not since rumors alleging that Hitler had only one ball has a nation’s national security been threatened with such urgency.
Overheard at the White House (tags)
Monitored on the five meter band...
RNC/NYC Anti-War Protest Interview With Sue Niederer, MFSO Anti-War Mother (tags)
An interview with Sue Niederer after the mass Anti-War march today in NYC
If they ruin your life sorry you can't sue (tags)
Lockheed Martin received protection for its automated, threat-based risk assessment platform, an integrated computer system that provides near real-time, terrorism threat analysis.
Help us sue KOBE. (tags)
We are raising funds to sue KOBE for libel, defamation, and harassment.
Help Stop Fascism! sue KOBEHQ. (tags)
Cyber terrorist organization KOBE, hate group and harasser of IndyMedia LA, has been trying to shut down our website through death threats, libel, slander, and harassment. Help us put an end to KOBE.
Students sue UC over fee increase (tags)
GMO Discussion: Andrew Kimbrell interview, Bioneers (tags)
Radio Interview on the GMO front // MP3 file or streaming, < 30 minutes
Unprecendented - Interview of producer of doc. film on 2000 elections (tags)
interview of 1 of producers of documentary film, "Unprecedented."
The Other Reality (tags)
My awareness of what is happening started when Sue Skinner wrote me about the Post Office Peace Gathering she started in Astoria, Oregon, population 10,000. They meet each week by the side of a busy highway in front of the post office (they had to fight for that right).
Bicyclists Arrested at DNC Sue L.A. (tags)
Bicyclists riding in the Critical Mass bike ride during the 2000 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles sue L.A. for civil rights violations.
VillageVoice.com: Witnesses Say Cops Shot People in the Back; ACLU to Sue (tags)
VillageVoice.com online exclusive: 'We Couldn't Move Quickly Enough' Witnesses Say Cops Shot People in the Back; ACLU to Sue by Sarah Ferguson