Institute For Policy Studies

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Name: Institute For Policy Studies
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Somalia plans to start producing oil offshore in six years

JILLIAN WARDLONDON (Bloomberg) -- Somalia plans to begin producing oil and gas offshore for the first time within six years and is in talks with state governments about how revenue will be shared, Petroleum Minister Daud Mohamed Omar said.The Horn of ... [Published World Oil - 10 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

It Takes a Mentor

As high school seniors start to churn out their college applications, elite campuses are trying to catch the attention of high-achieving and gifted low-income students around the country.It may be hard to believe, but schools like Harvard University and ... [Published Epoch Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Japan and Philippines share the same history of recorded violent crimes committed by US troops

Like and/or Share This Article: [embedded content]Aside from the Philippines, Japan has a history of violent crimes involving American troops as it hosts some 50,000 US military personnel, about two-thirds of whom are based in Okinawa.As reported ... [Published Kicker Daily News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Will Fail In Attempt to Create Proxy Army in Syria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUtLbHnNh30Read the transcript on The Real News.The post appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies .Phyllis Bennis directs the  New Internationalism project. ... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

* Ferguson to Syria * Police Militarization

AJAMU BARAKA, ajamubaraka2 at gmail.comBaraka is a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies who is based in Colombia. He just wrote the piece “ Race and Militarism from Ferguson to Syria: A letter to African Americans .”MICHAEL SHANK, michael at fcnl.org, ... [Published Institute for Public Accuracy - Oct 15 2014]
Entities: Mobilization, Syria, Police
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

A history of violent crimes of US troops in Japan

MANILA - The Philippines doesn't have a monopoly of crimes involving American troops.Another country, Japan, is also no stranger to controversial cases involving US military personnel.Japan hosts some 50,000 American troops, about two-thirds of whom are ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

It Takes a Mentor

Tax Credits/FlickrAs high school seniors start to churn out their college applications, elite campuses are trying to catch the attention of high-achieving and gifted low-income students around the country.It may be hard to believe, but schools like Harvard ... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Funding our wars

This piece originally appeared as a Letter to the Editor in the Washington Post .The Post’s portrait of defense spending in the Oct. 6 editorial “ Paying for our wars ” left out a few key facts. The post-Sept. 11, 2001, surge brought Pentagon spending, ... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Critics to Obama: 'Draconian Cuts' Have Been to US Public Services, Not War Budget

President Obama's comments on Wednesday that U.S. military spending is under threat of "draconian" cuts were met with immediate rebuke from analysts, who say the poor are bearing the brunt of austerity while the war budget remains largely untouched. That ... [Published Common Dreams - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 2 reports

[Press Release] Second Vice Foreign Minister to Visit the US (Oct 06. 2014)

1. Second Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Tae-yul will visit San Francisco and Washington D.C., the US, from October 7 through 11. During the visit, he will attend a meeting on the situation on the Korean Peninsula organized by The Walter H. Shorenstein ... [Published Maekyung - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Make the Case: Is the UN Effective?

Josh Muravchik, of the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins, and Phyllis Bennis, of the Institute for Policy Studies, debate whether the UN is still necessary.Read full story ... [Published WPXI - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 4 reports

Darden Launches Unfounded Attack on IPS Research — Again

The Institute for Policy Studies released a report on October 1 which was the first to provide a detailed analysis of the compensation three top Darden executives will walk away with after being urged to resign in the face of investor pressure.The key ... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Oct 02 2014]

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[3]Miriam Nobre, "Quand la libération des femmes rencontre la libération des semences" [ "When the liberation of women meets the liberation of seeds" ], La Découverte, September-October, 2005, http://www.cairn.info/revue-mouvements-2005-4-page-70.htm
"This is a very important statement on the question of the legitimacy of Israel and the legitimacy of these failed 23-year-long diplomatic efforts controlled by the United States."
"They are not legally accepted yet, but I believe the Korean constitution allows it. We are guaranteed the rightright to the pursuit of happiness. Of course, there may be different interpretations to what that pursuit means.”"
"Spent fuel in a concrete building next to reactor buildings is vulnerable to missile or other attacks from the outside" said one expert, who declined to be identified due to the sensitivity of the matter

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Somalia plans to start producing oil offshore i... [Published World Oil - 10 hours ago]
It Takes a Mentor [Published Epoch Times - 19 hours ago]
Recognising Palestine: International Law as Cha... [Published Global Research - Oct 17 2014]
Time to reduce economic dependence on Pentagon ... [Published The Hill - Oct 17 2014]
Reginald Hudlin to produce Governor’s Awards [Published Amsterdam News - Oct 17 2014]
Japan and Philippines share the same history o... [Published Kicker Daily News - Oct 17 2014]
Race and militarism from Ferguson to Syria: A l... [Published Pambazuka News - Oct 16 2014]
Here Come the Rain and Drought [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Oct 16 2014]
U.S. Will Fail In Attempt to Create Proxy Army ... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Oct 16 2014]
* Ferguson to Syria * Police Militarization [Published Institute for Public Accuracy - Oct 15 2014]
ON WORLD DAY OF FOOD SOVEREIGNTY, STRUGGLING FO... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 15 2014]
A history of violent crimes of US troops in Japan [Published ABS-CBN News - Oct 15 2014]
Your Week: After a concert at Urban Outfitters,... [Published GW Hatchet - Oct 14 2014]
Humanizing those who die on the border: Rights ... [Published Washington Post - Oct 14 2014]
British MPs back recognition of Palestine [Published Voice of Nigeria - Oct 14 2014]
Pyongyang’s change prerequisite for Seoul’s lif... [Published Donga.com - Oct 14 2014]
Former NASA Deputy Administrator to Join FAA Co... [Published Space News - Oct 13 2014]
GUEST COMMENTARY: Olive Garden CEO richly rewar... [Published Columbia Missourian - Oct 13 2014]
The Economic War on Cuba: Western Media Remains... [Published Global Research - Oct 13 2014]
Forward together we go in space? [Published Observer India - Oct 13 2014]
Seoul mayor endorses same-sex marriage [Published Asia News Network - Oct 13 2014]
As nuclear waste piles up, South Korea faces st... [Published CNBC - Oct 12 2014]
Rising voices to lift May 24 sanction against N... [Published Donga.com - Oct 12 2014]
Poverty & terrorism [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 12 2014]
Survey: Four-fifths of Koreans want inter-Korea... [Published Donga.com - Oct 12 2014]
Obama is right to beware the military-industria... [Published Baltimore Sun - Oct 12 2014]
It Takes a Mentor [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Oct 11 2014]
Funding our wars [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Oct 09 2014]
Critics to Obama: 'Draconian Cuts' Have Been to... [Published Common Dreams - Oct 09 2014]
Race and Militarism from Ferguson to Syria: A l... [Published Global Research - Oct 09 2014]
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Olive Garden Illustrates Corporate America’s Wo... [Published Think Progress - Oct 06 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock The corporate dining titan behind Olive Garden is firing three of its top executives but paying them each millions of dollars to cushion the blow, according to a report from the Institute for Policy Studies. Darden Restaurants ...
Inside Story - Al-Shabab : Setback or strategic... [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Oct 05 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hn0FVvzLWtQ&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Inside Story - Al-Shabab : Setback or strategic retreat? An ongoing operation by Somali troops and AU forces ...
The Strategic Meaning of China-ROK Relations [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Sep 29 2014]
The growing ties between China and the Republic of Korea are among the most consequential changes in East Asian politics, economics, and security of the past several decades. From modest beginnings in 1992 when Beijing formally accepted the reality ...
Black Wealth On TV: Realities Don’t Match Perce... [Published TAPPED - Sep 26 2014]
Raised by a single mother in South Central Los Angeles in the 1990s, I didn’t realize just how poor my family was until I filled out my FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) when applying for colleges.  That is when I learned that my total ...
Shadowy Tribunal Will Decide Whether El Salvado... [Published Think Progress - Sep 15 2014]
CREDIT: Alice Ollstein WASHINGTON, DC — Does a corporation’s right to profit trump a country’s right to protect its land and water? That was the question today before the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), an ...
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