Croatia's "Fresh Start" scheme may provide an option that not only stimulates growth, but directly and immediately benefits those with little responsibility for the current economic crisis: the poorest.
Saudi Arabia must cover its tracks
by not only forcefully denouncing ISIS and JN but actively introducing stiffer
measures demonstrating that it is genuinely combating terrorism. How does this
play out in terms of royal power?
There are at least five different economies in Palestine that co-exist with the Israeli economy, and they are all subjugated to Israeli colonisation. Decolonising them is key to real economic stimulus.
zero-hours contract cleaner might symbolise the insecure netherworld of a global
‘race to the bottom’ in employment. But trade unions are finding ways to link
precarious outsiders with more secure, organised workers.
A los asesores de Obama no se les debió haber pasado por alto las enseñanzas del pasado: al castrismo, debieron razonar, no se lo derrota con la CIA sino con la SEARS, la famosa cadena comercial. Publicado previamente en openDemocracy. English.
Las sanciones resultan contraproducentes porque proveen al régimen de una coartada para evadir sus responsabilidades y, al empobrecer al cubano medio, lo hacen aún más dependiente del Estado. Publicado previamente en openDemocracy. English.
China, nearly all the states in Asia make use of the trappings of democracy,
such as elections, parliaments, and the separation of powers. A new report examines
the future of democracy in Asia in the next 15 years.
Most of the products of our growth-addicted economy
are useless, obsolete and unnecessary junk that do not contribute to our human purpose;
on the contrary they impoverish, deplete and contaminate our eco-livelihood.
Across the UK different services are bearing the brunt of cuts in different areas. In Oxfordshire, the county which encompasses the Prime Minister's constituency, domestic violence and homelessness services are facing a staggering 38% cut in funding.