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Deutsche Börse: More nonsense about a Robin Hood Tax

02 Jul 2014, by in International

Sometimes it’s deeply depressing reading the financial news. Not because the world economy’s going to hell in a hand basket, or because of the obscene bonuses and financial rewards handed out to people whose track record of failure would see a poorly-paid street sweeper sacked on the spot. No, it’s the mind-numbing illogicality of what…

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Why we’re backing Argentina against the vultures

29 Jun 2014, by in International

Last week TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady signed a public statement opposing the decision of a New York judge to force the democratic government of Argentina to put the private interests of a ‘vulture fund’ ahead of the public interest of millions of voters in one of Latin America’s growing number of countries committed to…

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Take a stand against the transatlantic corporate power grab

22 Jun 2014, by in International

The most offensive element of the proposed Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) is the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) process. Unions have forced the European Commission to consult publicly on its inclusion, and a new online tool created by Friends of the Earth and the Austrian trade union movement allows us all to make our opposition…

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