Tea Party Loses in Fight with Big Business

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By Jim Lobe* WASHINGTON, May 16, 2012 (IPS) – For leaders of the right-wing populist “Tea Party” who have bragged about their growing influence – if not domination – of the Republican Party, the past week’s battle over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) has been a humbling …

GFI Calls on G8 to Tackle Illicit Financial Flows at Camp David Summit

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Click for full press release Curtailing Illegal Capital Flight Will Ensure Food Security in Developing World; Make Good on L’Aquila Commitment May 17, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) today called on leaders of the G8 to concretely tackle the issue of illicit financial flows and end tax haven …

Developed nations – led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund

kristy Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

MEDIA ADVISORY Thursday December 1st, 2011 Developed Nations – Led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund. Durban, South Africa, Dec. 1, 2011? Today 163 civil society organisations from 39 countries released a letter exposing an attempt led by the US, …

2011 Task Force Conference Communiqué: A Message to the G20

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For Immediate Release October 14, 2011 2011 Task Force Conference Communiqué: A Message to the G20 The Task Force on Financial Integrity & Economic Development released the following communiqué following its 2011 annual conference, held this year in Paris, France on October 6-7, 2011: This past week, the Task Force …

Where are the green businesses? Report from UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19)

kristy Global Citizen, Sustainability News

Where are the green businesses? Report from UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19) By Martha Shaw Much of the action at the CSD-19 takes place in informal discussions in the United Nations Lawn Building’s Vienna Café, its lounge areas and during the various side events. Because the CSD-19 is concentrating …