fix articles 202103, popular resistance
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.
TTIP: Threat to Democracy and the Constitutional State (tags)
The TTIP, the largest free trade zone comprising 800 million of the EU and the US is being secretly negotiated. Democracy and the constitutional state are threatened by 3-person arbitration courts where corporations can sue states and decisions are irreversible.
Gallery Opening Highlights Journalist’s Creativity, Insights, and Passions (tags)
A gallery opening at the Unrban Coffee House in Santa Monica, CA commemorates the life and work of John Johnson with commentary, music, silent auction, refreshements, a commemorative issue of Change-links, and tabling by independent, progressive media and publishers.
The WTO pushes through bad deal; Developed countries and TNCs are the big winners (tags)
The 9th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) pushed through a Bali Package in the final hours, extending the Conference to December 7, but at the cost of the developing countries, the poor and the hungry.
Trans Pacific Partnership Tutorial (tags)
A couple links about the Trans Pacific Partnership, a secret agreement being pushed, undemocratically, in Congress. Stop the TPP!
BTL:Palestinian Prisoner Hunger Strike Marks Renewed Emphasis on Nonviolent Resistance (tags)
Interview with Mazin Qumsiyeh, a Palestinian American activist and author of “Popular Resistance in Palestine: A History of Hope and Empowerment”, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
BTL:From Stones to Broken Bones: History of Palestinian Nonviolent Resistance (tags)
Excerpt of speech by Mazin Qumsiyeh, Palestinian professor, author and activist, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus
BTL:As Violence Erupts in Israel and Gaza, Palestinian Youth Call for Hamas-Fatah Reconcil (tags)
Interview with Mazin Qumsiyeh, professor at Bethlehem and Birzeit Universities in West Bank, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
Israel's Specialty: Targeting Civilians (tags)
how rogue states operate
Government as Hostage (tags)
In the Bundestag, only the leftist party PDS condemned the Israeli action. Wolfgang Gehrcke dedlared it was "an unparalleled act of political terrorism and adventurism" to abduct eight ministers and 20 delegates of a freely elected government.
Reflections on 2003: Ideologues and prophets, left and right (tags)
2003 was not a year of Historic Victories or Historic Defeats; it was a year of constantly shifting relations of power between imperialism and popular resistance movements.