GFI Welcomes OECD Release of Full Global Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Information

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2014 GFI Welcomes OECD Release of Full Global Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Information GFI’s Platform Issue Moving Forward to International Implementation GFI Notes that Issues Still Need to Be Addressed, Warns that Developing Country Participation is Critical WASHINGTON, DC – The Organization for Economic …

Simultaneous Policy (Simpol) campaign: Simpol takes first electoral strides in Germany

Simpol International – News Update      Simultaneous Policy: using our votes for global co-operation    Dear Simpol Supporter! Please see below the latest news from the only campaign that allows you to use your official national vote to solve global problems:  Simpol takes first electoral strides in Germany Although only launched last year, Simpol …

Frontline’s Astonishing Whitewash of the Crisis

‘YVES SMITH NAILS FRONTLINE!’ Friday, April 27, 2012 Frontline’s Astonishing Whitewash of the Crisis Several of my savviest readers wrote expressing disappointment and consternation with the Frontline series on the crisis, “Money, Power, and Wall Street.” The first two parts of the four part series have been released, and it’s …

New State Bank Bills Address Credit and Housing Crises

New State Bank Bills Address Credit and Housing Crises Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles February 26, 2012 Seventeen states have now introduced bills for state-owned banks, and others are in the works. Hawaii’s innovative state bank bill addresses the foreclosure mess. County-owned banks are being proposed that would tackle the housing crisis …

G20 Commitments to Tax and Development: A Progress Report Card

G20 Commitments to Tax and Development: A Progress Report Card November 14, 2011 By David McNair David McNair is senior economic justice adviser at Christian Aid who formerly worked for British Red Cross. He holds a PhD in social geography from the Queen’s University of Belfast. This article is cross-posted …