fix articles 143330, john feffer
TPP designed to make medicine more expensive (tags)
The TPP is the latest and most important new trade agreement that seeks to create new standards for intellectual property that are more friendly to pharmaceutical companies and publishers. The TPP chapter on intellectual property expands and extends drug monopolies.
On the Global Conjuncture, February 2014 (tags)
The key feature of the global landscape is the continuing stagnation of the centers of the global economy, the United States and the European Union. The promise of sustained recovery from the financial implosion has eluded the United States for over three years now while most of Europe remains mired in very deep recession, with the notable exception of Germany.
BTL: Critics Separate Rhetoric from Reality in Obama's "Hope and Change" Foreign Policy (tags)
Interview with John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Scott Harris
BTL:Talks, Not Threats, are Best Way to Reduce Tensions in Korea Crisis (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.
AFRICOM: Wrong for Liberia, Disastrous for Africa (tags)
Just two months after U.S. aerial bombardments began in Somalia, the Bush administration solidified its militaristic engagement with Africa. In February 2007, the Department of Defense announced the creation of a new U.S. Africa Command infrastructure, code name AFRICOM, to “coordinate all U.S. military and security interests throughout the continent.”
SCHOLARS URGE U.S., NORTH KOREA TO NEGOTIATE PEACE (tags)
On June 25, the anniversary of the Korean War, the Alliance of Scholars Concerned about Korea (ASCK) calls for the US and North Korea to negotiate peace, normalize relations, and end the Korean war.