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Double threat: CETA and TTIP

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Double threat: CETA and TTIP

The TTIP is not only a tariff treaty. If it were, it would be practically useless, since tariffs between the EU and the USA are already very low, with the exception of agriculture where they are higher than the average. The TTIP is called ‘investment treaty’ because it aims to put forward regulations to protect [...]

October 29, 2014 Author: David Hervás

USA: Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown

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USA: Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown

A U.S. Department of Defence (DoD) research programme is funding universities to model the dynamics, risks and tipping points for large-scale civil unrest across the world, under the supervision of various U.S. military agencies. The multi-million dollar programme is designed to develop immediate and long-term "warfighter-relevant insights" for senior officials and decision makers in "the [...]

July 14, 2014 Author: Nafeez Ahmed*

An interview with David Harvey

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An interview with David Harvey

In this interview with Elsa Boulet, David Harvey looks back on the crisis of capitalism, that is, the crisis of the "class project" that constitutes the neoliberalism. He also discusses the transformations of the working class, the situation in Europe and the United States, the role that the intellectual critics can play and defends the [...]

March 15, 2013 Authors: Cédric Durand, Elsa Boulet