Institute For Policy Studies

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Name: Institute For Policy Studies
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

US Stands Alone in Vote Against UN Inquiry Into Gaza Assault

The United States was the only country in the world that voted Wednesday against the United Nations investigating human rights violations in Gaza unleashed by Israel's military assault.Of the 47 members of the UN Human Rights Council, 29 nations voted ... [Published Common Dreams - 14 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Koreans Losing Confidence in Government

Koreans have lost confidence in the president, the government, and the military since the April 16 ferry disaster and a shooting rampage at a frontline guard post, according to a survey.The survey of 1,000 adults across the country by the Asan Institute ... [Published Digital Chosun - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

public meeting

Washington, D.C. - Today, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and the Department of State hosted a concerning the Administration's review of the U.S. model Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT). USTR and the Department of State co-lead the ... [Published USTR - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

EPA Moves to Cut Coal Pollution, But Critics Say Plan Falls Short on Real Emissions Reduction

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXsPHALatP0Read the transcript on Democracy Now!The post appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies .Janet Redman directs the Climate Policyproject. ... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Is Obama Not Pressuring Israel for Fear of Scuttling Iran Nuclear Talks?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NyuPNJ3b-pk&feature=youtu.beThe post appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies . ... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Nuclear, Iran, Israel
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The State of Runaway CEO Pay Resistance

(Photo: roberthuffstutter/Flickr)Fed up with the do-nothing Congress, people around the country are no longer waiting for Washington to lead on some of the most pressing economic fairness issues of our time.Take the minimum wage debate. States and cities ... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Why Opposing the Israel Lobby Is No Longer Political Suicide

With the collapse of an Egyptian cease-fire proposal, the horror of Israel’s latest Gaza assault continues. At least 185 have been killed, almost 80 percent of them civilians. Almost half are women and children. At least seventy homes were specifically ... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 3 reports

New unification panel to launch

President Park Geun-hye’s ambitious preparatory committee for the unification of the two Koreas will officially be launched today to outline overall principles and discuss effective measures for the consolidation of two nations, which have been divided ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

International Seminar on the Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperat...

1. An international seminar on the Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperation Initiative, sponsored by the Foreign Ministry and co-hosted by the Asan Institute for Policy Studies and the Stockholm International Peace Re Institute (SIPRI), will take place at ... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Climate of Conformity - WSJ

As loyal left-wingers go, Caleb Rossiter is a trouper. He's supported every left of center cause going back to the Cold War, but lately he's become a partial dissenter against the new religion of climate change. And now he's been put out in the cold. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 3 reports

Pakistan’s New Antiterror Law Gives Security Forces Unprecedented Power

In an effort to curb the increasing audacity of Islamist militant groups in the country, Pakistan’s parliament passed a comprehensive counterterrorism bill on Wednesday that gives unprecedented powers to domestic security forces. The legislation, ... [Published The China Blog - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 2 reports

Congressman Fattah to Deliver Opening Address at Potomac Institute's Neurotechnology Seminar

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact ... [Published WTen.com - Jun 27 2014]

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..."The Administration is committed to receiving the input of the full range of stakeholders regarding the U S model BIT," Ambassador Kirk said. "This public meeting is an important and constructive step in our efforts to do so, and we will carefully consider all of the input that we receive."
But Josh Ruebner, policy director for the U S Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation , told Common Dreams that the U S vote simply "shows the great extent to which the U S goes to protect Israel in international forums from any accountability for its actions, no matter how egregious." Ruebner added that U S claims of imbalance are illegitimate, as the inquiry will investigate human rights violations perpetrated by Hamas as well as...
...The ad compared the administration to a terrorist organization and trumpeted unsubstantiated claims that the rules threatened "to shut down about 25 percent of the energy that powers America's electric grid."
"A close China-South Korea relationship can offset the potential threat of a US-South Korea alliance, as well as the attempt of Japan to establish a firm foothold in the Korean Peninsula" said David Shambaugh, professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University

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Koreans Losing Confidence in Government [Published Digital Chosun - 12 hours ago]
public meeting [Published USTR - 14 hours ago]
US Stands Alone in Vote Against UN Inquiry Into... [Published Common Dreams - 14 hours ago]
Hillary Clinton’s Real Scandal Is Honduras, Not... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - 23 hours ago]
After surviving reshuffle, Yun faces heavier di... [Published Korea Herald - Jul 23 2014]
EPA Moves to Cut Coal Pollution, But Critics Sa... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Jul 22 2014]
Refugee Crisis: The Stunning Collapse of Syria’... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 22 2014]
Is Obama Not Pressuring Israel for Fear of Scut... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Jul 22 2014]
COLUMN: The Latest Crack develops in Our Broken... [Published Commerce City Sentinel Express - Jul 22 2014]
The Outrage This Time [Published CounterPunch - Jul 21 2014]
Israel’s Existential Threat [Published CounterPunch - Jul 20 2014]
Bob Lord: Worth More: One Man or an Entire City? [Published YubaNet - Jul 19 2014]
The State of Runaway CEO Pay Resistance [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Jul 18 2014]
A New Gameplan for Taking Down Privatizers [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Jul 18 2014]
How Much Wealth Are Our Wealthiest Hiding? [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Jul 18 2014]
NBC Pulls Its Best Journalist from Gaza Just as... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Jul 18 2014]
Miley Cyrus Isn't against the Minimum Wage and ... [Published PR Watch - Jul 17 2014]
Venezuela ‘inconsistent’ on climate change, say... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Jul 17 2014]
Northeast Asian landscape shifts as China-South... [Published Want China Times - Jul 17 2014]
26 Groups Call for Clarification on Royce/Engel... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
Why Opposing the Israel Lobby Is No Longer Poli... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Jul 16 2014]
The Latest Crack in Our Broken Immigration System [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Jul 16 2014]
Xi Jinping’s visit made Koreans wary: survey [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 16 2014]
The End of Pot Prohibition As We Know It [Published RINF.com - Jul 16 2014]
Why doesn't Congress call for a Mideast ceasefire? [Published The Hill - Jul 16 2014]
What Does a Post-Growth Economy Look Like? [Published Resilience - Jul 16 2014]
New unification panel to launch [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 14 2014]
Park to form unification panel [Published Korea Herald - Jul 14 2014]
Unification Preparatory Committee due today [Published Korea Times - Jul 14 2014]
Foreseeable Progress [Published Beijing Review - Jul 14 2014]
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Pakistan’s New Antiterror Law Gives Security Fo... [Published The China Blog - Jul 03 2014]
In an effort to curb the increasing audacity of Islamist militant groups in the country, Pakistan’s parliament passed a comprehensive counterterrorism bill on Wednesday that gives unprecedented powers to domestic security forces. The legislation, ...
Pakistan’s New Antiterror Law Gives Security Fo... [Published TIME.com - Jul 03 2014]
In an effort to curb the increasing audacity of Islamist militant groups in the country, Pakistan’s parliament passed a comprehensive counterterrorism bill on Wednesday that gives unprecedented powers to domestic security forces. The legislation, ...
Pakistan’s New Antiterror Law Gives Security Fo... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 03 2014]
In an effort to curb the increasing audacity of Islamist militant groups in the country, Pakistan’s parliament passed a comprehensive counterterrorism bill on Wednesday that gives unprecedented powers to domestic security forces. The legislation, ...
How Did You Celebrate Yesterday's Anti-Drug Day? [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 27 2014]
Did you know yesterday was international anti-drug day? The UN founded this high holy day for prohibitionists back in 1987—when a lot more people were a lot more deluded about drug use, the drug war, and which caused more social harm—but governments ...
The Adjuncting of Academia: Reflections on the ... [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Jun 19 2014]
This post is part of our Work Symposium. An introduction to the symposium can be found  here ; all of the posts written for the symposium can be found  here. A couple of statistics to ponder: Over the last thirty years, the cost of college education ...
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