Stand with Argentina against the debt vultures #vulturefunds #argentina #antipoverty #speculators Stand with Argentina against the debt vultures – Jubilee Debt Campaign UK jubileedebt.org.uk Argentina’s economy is being held to ransom by a small handful of very wealthy speculators – so-called ‘vulture funds’. A New York court has awarded two US vulture funds a $1.3 billion payout on debts bought up after Argentina’s debt crisis of 2001. What’s more, Argentina has been told it is ILLEGAL…
Video: Police Destroy Fruit, Vegetable Stands In Washington Heights Raid #NYPD #Endhunger #Food #vendors Video: Police Destroy Fruit, Vegetable Stands In Washington Heights Raid gothamist.com Police and sanitation workers threw out what appeared to be hundreds of pounds and fruit and vegetables sold by Washington Heights street vendors yesterday, during what was likely a raid targeting sellers without permits.
Her two heroes are Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin, ’nuff said. Louisiana Republican Literally Runs Out Of Interview To Avoid Explaining Why She’s A Birther www.addictinginfo.org Journalist David Wasserman has made a career of interviewing hundreds of politicians – this is the first time one has fled his office to avoid answering one of his questions. The distinction goes t…
[MS] US-Diplomatie – “Israel führt die Amerikaner vor” www.deutschlandfunk.de Der Politikwissenschaftler Christian Hacke hält die US-Diplomatie im Nahen Osten für gescheitert. Die USA hätten weder die Mittel noch die Fähigkeiten, um im Konflikt zu vermitteln, sagte er im DLF. US-Außenminister John Kerry wirke desorientiert und agiere realitätsfremd
GLEICH! – ANNE WILL – mit Jürgen Todenhöfer und Michael Wolffsohn Blutiger Nahost-Konflikt – Wer wird für die Eskalation verantwortlich gemacht? das könnte sehr interessant werden .
A separatist fighter stands near the site of the MH17 crash. CREDIT: AP Images Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced Wednesday that he plans to propose a resolution to the U.N.
As thousands rally this week in support of the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, one thing is clear – people across the country are united in their demand for cleaner air to breathe. It’s fitting then that the final hearing starts in Pittsburgh on Thursday, an area that suffers from some of the worse air quality in the nation. Every summer more than 53,000 children in the Pittsburgh region suffering from asthma are told to stay inside on bad air days because playing outside is a risk to their health.
This post originally appeared at Mother Jones . A night scene of a Bank of America ATM on K Street NW in Washington. November 2006.
[Focus on Land]What do land tenure security and food security have to do with one another? A lot. However, only recently has this relationship begun to receive the attention it deserves.