Kristen Beifus: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (#TPP)

Cross Border Action: The People's Round on the Trans Pacific Partnership

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Dandelion Salad

talkingsticktv on Sep 8, 2013

Interview with Kristen Beifus, Executive Director of the Washington Fair Trade Coalition about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  Continue reading

D is for Debt by Michael Hudson


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by Michael Hudson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
September 8, 2013

Part D in the .

Debt: Only pure assets and equity ownership exist without corresponding debt. For financial saving, one party’s saving deposit, loan or credit appears as another party’s debt on the opposite side of the balance sheet. (Even net worth appears on the liabilities side of the balance sheet.)

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Obama’s Case for Syria Didn’t Reflect Intel Consensus by Gareth Porter

NO  U.S.  BOMBING  OF  SYRIA   /  Hands Off Syria  /   NO  WAR    -    Protest march  from Times Square  to  Union Square,  Manhattan  NYC   -   09/07/2013

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by Gareth Porter
Writer, Dandelion Salad
crossposted at ISP
Revised September 9, 2013

Contrary to the general impression in Congress and the news media, the Syria chemical warfare intelligence summary released by the Barack Obama administration Aug. 30 did not represent an intelligence community assessment, an IPS analysis and interviews with former intelligence officials reveals.

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