fix articles 156452, transnational
Democracy = not more than a brand name (tags)
The USA, a hegemonic power threatened with decline, is struggling to maintain and expand a monopolistic world order. This is supposed to be justified by surrounding itself with an aura of freedom and democracy.
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), 41 pp (tags)
The Investor-State Dispute mechanism gives corporations the status of nation states. The Swedish energy corporation Vattenfall is suing Germany for 1 billion Euros for stopping nuclear power too quickly!
USA/Philippines: Feminism’s March from Nation to Home (tags)
Johanna Brenner interviews Filipina feminist activist and writer Ninotchka Rosca about organizing in a transnational world.
Ameripol: a Latin America Regional Police Force, is Being Formed (tags)
Boycott Western Union (tags)
Press Conference to launch the Western Union boycott
Venezuelan elections: Cast a blank ballot (tags)
[Here's a translation of the latest article from the Venezuelan Trotskyists. It is of special interest in the United States, where the left entirely capitulates to the Bolivarian popular front headed by Hugo Chávez, thinking that their blind endorsement of class collaboration is some kind of "solidarity." Solidarity with whom? With what class?]
The Contradictions are our Hope (tags)
Multilateral trade agreements-like the WTO-are not per se something good, especially when they only codify the rules of the rich. Until trade policy changes, massive changes of social hierarchies of power are necessary Th WTO is undemocratic and unjust.
The Weather Map of Globalization (tags)
"Globalization is a real process rooted in the crisis of worldwide capitalist exploitation and describing a new quality of capital export. Outsourcing particular economic areas in the global repression competition replaces the export of complete industrial products.."
The Global 'War' of the Transnational Elite (tags)
...like the previous 'wars' of the transnational elite (Iraq,Yugoslavia), aims at securing the stability of the New World Order (NWO) wich is founded on capitalist neoliberal globalisation and representative 'democracy' by crushing any perceived threats against it. ...
Strikes Spread in Nigeria (tags)
As Nigeria's economy suffers under the effects of capitalist globalisation, Nigeria's people fight back in a series of strikes.
Breaking the Barricades: The Battle Against the Free Trade Area of the Americas (tags)
While the heads of state met with their corporate allies to move toward implementation of the FTAA by 2005, activists outside this 400-year-old walled city staged militant protests condemning the secrecy of the negotiations and the erosion of democracy they claim is the result of surrendering government power to transnational corp.