Category Archives: INTERNATIONAL

Occupy APEC with Aloha

By Christine Ahn Foreign Policy  In Focus E iho ana o luna, E pi’i ana o lalo, E hui ana na moku, E ku ana ka paia. “That which is above shall be brought down, that which is below shall … Continue reading

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OECD Figures Indicate Economy’s Future Continues To Darken

More reasons to support the movement to OCCUPY! throughout the world: REUTERS (Vicky Buffery) – The outlook for the world’s major economies is continuing to darken according to the latest data from the OECD published on Monday, which showed sharp … Continue reading

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Protests Surge Around Globe

By Nicholas Kulish The New York Times MADRID — Hundreds of thousands of disillusioned Indians cheer a rural activist on a hunger strike. Israel reels before the largest street demonstrations in its history. Enraged young people in Spain and Greece … Continue reading

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Investors Fear Collapse Of Major European Bank

By Landon Thomas Jr. and Nelson D. Schwartz The New York Times Remember the collapse of Lehman Brothers? Europeans certainly do. As Europe struggles to contain its government debt crisis, the greatest fear is that one of the Continent’s major … Continue reading

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U.S. Economy Tumbles Down Down Down … Global Ranking Of Competitive Economies

U.S. in Fifth Place:  The World Economic Forum cited the U.S. for “a number of escalating weaknesses” including declining public faith in political leaders and corporate ethics. By John Heilprin HUFFINGTON POST GENEVA — The U.S. has tumbled further down … Continue reading

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Workers Producing Clothing for Walmart, Target, Macy’s, Kohl’s and Hanes Have Allegedly Been Routinely Beaten, Underpaid and Forced To Work Excessive Hours

One manager repeatedly raped female Sri Lankan workers, prompting a strike late last year … By Janell Ross HUFFINGTON POST A month after a prominent human rights group accused major American brands of purchasing clothing from a factory in Jordan … Continue reading

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IMPACT OF WAR & CONFLICT SPENDING ON WOMEN & POVERTY

Panel on Women-Poverty-Crises-Human Rights United Nations Human Rights Council 17 3 June 2011 IMPACT OF WAR & CONFLICT SPENDING ON WOMEN & POVERTY Beatrice Fihn, Reaching Critical Will – WILPF www.reachingcriticalwill.org According to the new report released by Stockholm International … Continue reading

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“We are not commodities in the hands of bankers and politicians”: Protests Grow in Greece Over Austerity Measures

“You got the disease, we got the solution — revolution,” read one banner. “We are not commodities in the hands of bankers and politicians.” By George Georgiopoulos REUTERS ATHENS, June 5 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands Greeks rallied in central … Continue reading

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Amazon Deforestation In Brazil Increases Six-Fold, Crisis Center Created To Combat Huge Rise

By MARCO SIBAJA HUFFINGTON POST BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil has set up a crisis center to combat increased deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, the nation’s environmental minister said Wednesday. Minister Izabella Teixeira said officials had to take action after satellite … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Chevron: Teach-In & Protest

Teach-In 5/23, Protest at Chevron AGM 5/25! Teach-In on the True Cost of Chevron Monday, May 23 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm David Brower Center, Tamalpais Room 2150 Allston Way Berkeley, CA Join  JINN, Emem Okon from the Niger Delta and … Continue reading

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