fix articles 29979, regulation
Crisis Regulation in Global Capitalism (tags)
The globalization euphoria waned with the 1997 Asian crisis. Hundreds of billions were needed to bailout bankrupt banks. The US with its high solvent demand stabilized the world economy for a long time. The US could become indebted in its own currency.
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.
Lobbyism: The Erosion of Democracy (tags)
The developments of the last decades point in a dangerous direction. Democracy threatens to become an empty husk with formal demands for democratic decisions while the contents are defined by tiny elite circles (catchword “post-democracy”). A living democracy is vital.
Three Approaches to the Economic Crisis (tags)
Before 1980, wages, productivity, investments and production pushed one another and ensured general prosperity. After 1980 wages were dropped as a driving force of economic demand. Demand gaps were filled by consumer credits.
NAFTA and European Union: Different sides of the Atlantic but same function (tags)
The logic of the multi-national euro currency is tighter economic integration and loss of popular sovereignty.
Austerity has never worked (tags)
It’s not just about the current economic environment. History shows that slashing budgets always leads to recession [...]
BTL:W. Va. Activists Campaign for Better Regulation of Natural Gas Wells Drilled by Contro (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.
False Litigation Records and False Bank of America Banking Regulation (tags)
Actions by US Congress were asserted as essential not only for restoring the integrity of the US courts, but also for restoring the integrity of banking regulation and ending the current economic Depression.
Trillions down the drain (tags)
The truth will make some of us free. Savvy businessmen with their financial productions and financial innovations brought the world economy to the brink of collapse. Closing tax havens and shadow banking, redistribution from top to bottom and food security would help restore trust.
The High Risk Business of Banks (tags)
The model of financial market capitalism collapsed with the greatest crisis of the financial markets since the worldwide economic crisis at the end of the 20s. The enormous accumulation of financial assets was based on redistribution of incomes continuing for 30 years.
THE BLOW OF THE ARTICLE 239 OF THE HONDURAN CONSTITUTION (tags)
The dictators' of Honduras only argument is the rifle.
Long Live Tobin. Commentary on Financial Regulation (tags)
"Turner's demand for introduction of a global Tobin tax on all financial transactions is a very old demand. The tendency of banks to take flight in casino capitalism and neglect their role as servants of the real economy has made the crisis into a real fix for us.."
Wall Street Under Obama: Bigger and Riskier (tags)
After the financial levees broke and the crumbling banks ushered in the economic crisis, angry people clamored for drastic change in the financial system. Obama reflected these feelings well, at times using radical rhetoric to denounce the banking titans. What he promised was deep regulatory change so that such a crisis “would never happen again.” Like every other promise of substance, Obama’s pledge to “rein in” the banks has fallen by the wayside; the well-timed rhetoric smoothed over public tensions and now business is back to usual. The New York Times remarks:
GERMANY: Oscar Lafontaine on the Financial Markets (tags)
"The present crisis cannot be overcome without a regulation of the financial markets.. When banks are given billions through the so-called bank bailout and these billions disappear somewhere, that is a misappropriation or embezzlement of tax funds.."
Success Breeds Failure (tags)
Now that the financial clouds have lifted a bit, the pushback against sensible regulation is in full swing. Wall Street did an end run around regulation. There's every reason to believe that the next crisis will be bigger still-and that the Fed won't have enough duct tape to hold things together.
Ron Paul: Against Internet Regulation (tags)
Dr. Ron Paul goes on the Congressional Record opposing internet regulation. to listen to more audio of Ron Paul please visit: http://ronpaulaudio.com/
BTL:Bush Administration Establishes New License for Publishing Projects in... (tags)
...Cuba, But with Strings Attached ~ Interview with attorney Michael Krinksy, conducted by Between the Lines' Denise Manzari
Media Can Legally Lie (tags)
Fl Appellate Court Rules Media Can Legally Lie
Smoking Out Big Tobacco (tags)
By means of their settlement with the States, the tobacco people have achieved something else that is absolutely invaluable to them -- complacent Americans think that the tobacco problem is solved.
Why Montana needs to Re-Regulate the Energy Industry (tags)
In 1997, Montana privatized energy generation by selling off its assets -- fast-forward six years and Touch America and North-Western are bankrupt. "Nobody wants to eat crow, but slowly, bit-by-bit, we've been putting regulation back into place"
Microsoft's new interest in Washington (tags)
Bill Gates is no stranger to the Cato Institute, the prominent libertarian/free-market think tank -- Microsoft's annual donations are acknowledged but undisclosed and its lobbyists are frequent guests at the Institute's conferences and panels. But things are beginning to change...