U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil

U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil   By Carey L. Biron WASHINGTON, Jul  2014 (IPS) – Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force …

Occupy Network – Occupy Wall Street is above the electoral, but it impacts it, as indicated by a recent report.

GET THIS FROM A FRIEND? SUBSCRIBE. SHARE:  Occupy Wall Street is above the electoral, but it impacts it, as indicated by a recent report. The Wall Street Journal relayed statements from a variety of NYC mayoral candidates about how they stand on the violent crackdown on Occupy. Of particular note, current frontrunner …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act Introduced in the US

What ICIJ’s Offshore investigation Can Teach the IRS We’re Not Broke Video: How Do Billion Dollar Corporations Cheat America Out of Tax Revenue? Just How Difficult and Costly is it to Set Up an Offshore Company? Video: Understanding Offshore Secrecy ICIJ’s Massive Investigation of Offshore Tax Havens, Shell Companies, and …

European Parliament seals ban on ‘sovereign debt speculation’

News European Parliament seals ban on ‘sovereign debt speculation’ 15 Nov 2011 EUROPE – The European Parliament has voted into law a regulation to curb short selling and trading in credit default swaps (CDS). With the vote, naked CDS trading – the purchase of default insurance contracts without owning the …