OTHER NEWS: Move over, big brother

Move over, big brother Amitav Acharya – The Hindu The western media has been dismissive of the BRICS move to set up a bank, but such cynicism misses the larger picture — the end of western hegemony and the rise of the multiplex world For the first time since its …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – IRS Nets Offshore Data From 77,000 Banks, 70 Countries In FATCA Push

  Wednesday, June 4, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog: New York Regulator on BNP Paribas: Someone Needs to Get Fired Why Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s First Act Was To Go After Illicit Financial Flows Chart: Russian Bank Deposits in the U.S. Before and After Sanctions Credit Suisse, …

TFF: Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research

 PressInfo Contact TFF Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research  Vegagatan 25, S – 22457 Lund, Sweden (+46) 738 52 52 00 Home • Blog • Facebook • Google+ • Twitter • YouTube old • YouTube•Vimeo     … the TFF PressInfos you may have missed     Dear new and old subscriber …

Predictions FROM Jeremy Leggett, author ENERGY OF NATIONS

The Energy of Nations.  Since the  5 months the book has been out , here isan update on how the dramas are playing out :I finished writing the book during the Easter break a year ago. As you know,I made predictions about three systemic risks being run by the energyincumbency: …

Ukraine crisis shows urgency of green energy: Russian nat’l gas blackmail

by Juan Cole, originally published by Informed Comment  | MAR 8, 2014 Hawks are complaining that europe has been insufficiently belligerent in its response to Russian moves in the Crimea, blaming the declining military budgets in most European countries. But this focus on military hardware is misleading, since there was never any prospect …

Earth Policy Institute: Can the World Feed China?

Can the World Feed China?  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2014/update121 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update February 25, 2014 Overnight, china had a grain surplus and was exporting 10 million tons. What caused this dramatic shift? It wasn’t until 20 years ago, after I wrote an article entitled “Who Will Feed …

World Pulse: Sharing the Success of the 2013 Voices of Our Future Program!

Sharing the Success of the 2013 Voices of Our Future Program!   Donate | Subscribe Sharing the Success of the 2013 Voices of Our Future Program! Over the past six months, 31 audacious grassroots women have made the journey of a lifetime to become empowered leaders and loudspeakers for their communities. They …

Deal-round up: UK interest bubbles during week of talks PREMIUM

30 April 2012 Deal News Deal-round up: UK interest bubbles during week of talks PREMIUM Vestas confirms 90MW Ukraine order UK’s Crown Estate awards new marine test leases LDA wins wind farm design deal from Vattenfall GE wins Chilean landfill gas-to-energy contract Abengoa leads two solar thermal research projects Fuji …