Investors Urge FCC to Adopt Net Neutrality Rules, Reclassify Broadband Internet

  For Immediate Release July 14, 2014 Investors Urge FCC to Adopt Net Neutrality Rules, Reclassify Broadband Internet Under Title II For immediate release July 14, 2014   NEW YORK – A group of investment firms and foundations with widely-diversified investment portfolios today called upon the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) …

CORPORATIONS WILL HAVE TO ABIDE TO HUMAN RIGHTS

CORPORATIONS WILL HAVE TO ABIDE TO HUMAN RIGHTS Source: Treaty Alliance: http://www.treatymovement.com/ A resolution was adopted in the UN Human Rights Council on June 26 that will begin the process of elaborating an international legally binding instrument on business and human rights. Despite strong opposition from the EU and US, the …

Koch net worth hits $100 billion as Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress

  Koch net worth hits $100 billionas Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress     Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index shows Charles and David Koch’s combined net worth as now surpassing the $100 billion benchmark, far beyond Bill Gates’ $79 billion, Sheldon Adelson’s $36 billion, George Soros’s $26 billion, and Tom …

Averting Another U.S. Foreign Policy Disaster

Is there a way out of the box President Obama has built for himself, while strengthening the fight against international despots? By Hazel Henderson, September 10, 2013, originally published in The Globalist So far, the public debate in the United States on what to do about Syria has been largely …

Reader Supported News: Iceland Proposes Citizenship for Snowden

“ We at Ethical Markets  salute those in Iceland’s Parliament for this initiative .  Mr.  Snowden  has created an important debate which is needed in the world . This  should be the focus  of media attention going forward .  If Mr. Snowden is brought back to the USA  the ensuing …

  “A prize proclaiming to be as prestigious as the World Food Prize should carefully evaluate any food technology which uses GMOs, adhering to the Precautionary Principle.  We laud those who call attention to the faulty science and policy outcomes, such as EMM Advisory Board member Ashok Khosla and friends Vandana Shiva …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: African dream ‘held back by illicit outflow of capital’

  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Kofi Annan: Imagine An African Continent, Where Leaders Use Mineral Wealth Wisely New Draft Paper: Emerging Countries and the Taxation of Offshore Accounts “The Trend is in Our Direction.” Appeals Court Loss is Latest Setback for Oil Company Secrecy Campaign Karzai’s Ghost Money from the …

Kaliningrad Nuclear Plant: : HypoVereinsbank follows BNP Paribas and pulls out. When will Coface and Société Générale follow suit?

  Member of Kaliningrad Nuclear Plant: HypoVereinsbank follows BNP Paribas and pulls out. When will Coface and Société Générale follow suit? Paris, April 26th, 2013 Press Release Following in the footsteps of BNP Paribas, the German HypoVereinsbank recently announced that it will not finance the Kaliningrad nuclear power plant in …

Revival of film “ The Revolution Will Not Be Televised – Chávez: Inside the Coup”

Hugo Chávez’ rule was controversial.  His death has been mourned and celebrated.  Watch this film on one of the more tumultuous periods of his presidency.  From Wikipedia:  The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (Spanish: La revolución no será transmitida), also known as Chávez: Inside the Coup, is a 2003 documentary …