Institute For Policy Studies

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Name: Institute For Policy Studies
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Death by Stalling

DEATH POLITICS -Compassion for the dying is gaining traction. It’s about time.In 1948, 37 percent of Americans supported the idea behind the “death with dignity” movement. Last year, 70 percent of us did. While that number leveled off two decades back, ... [Published City Watch - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

OPINION: Lobbying to sustain inequality

Congress will soon vote on a measure that would raise the national minimum wage to $10.10 and bring the tipped wage to 70 percent of the full minimum.The Fair Minimum Wage Act would give millions of American workers a long-overdue raise. Today’s $7.25-per-hour ... [Published Hill Country News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Somalia redraws security plan for Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (Somalia) When militants blasted their way to within 50 metres of the Somali president’s residence, they forced a sharp rethink of security in the capital Mogadishu.The deadly February 21 assault on the Villa Somalia compound was the closest ... [Published Oman Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Progressives Should Campaign Against the Supreme Court

By Bill Fletcher, Jr.NNPA ColumnistWhen I first heard the news, my response was one of both outrage and a calm lack of surprise.  I knew that there was a very real chance that the Supreme Court, in its  McCutcheon v Federal Election Commission  decision, ... [Published Black Press USA - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

UN Climate Change Report Calls for Immediate Action

The Washington Post reported : “At a meeting in Berlin, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Sunday released a report that found that nations still have a chance to fulfill the goal but must aggressively turn away from relying ... [Published Institute for Public Accuracy - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Phyllis Bennis on Afghan Elections, Alfie Kohn on The Myth of the Spoiled Child

Play PauseDownload MP3 (right click)This week on CounterSpin : CBS told viewers the recent presidential election in Afghanistan was a major victory for the US military. In fact, the idea that 12 years of war and occupation have gifted that country with ... [Published Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Do the Afghan Presidential Elections Signify Progress?

Material published and distributed by the Institute for Policy Studies represents the views of the author(s) and does not necessarily represent the views of the board members or staff of IPS or its projects. IPS is committed to sponsoring a broad public ... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Russia is Not the Only Aggressor

By Bill FletcherNNPA ColumnistI have found myself getting a bit nervous as I hear various U.S. politicians rattling their swords in response to the Russian aggression in the Crimea. Before we lose our minds in this crisis let’s consider a few things.First, ... [Published Black Press USA - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

More women in workforce solution to global problems

Encouraging women’s labor participation and preventing disruptions in their careers is not an act of compassion for the weaker gender but rather a key socio economic solution to some of the major problems faced by the world today.This was the idea shared ... [Published Korea Herald - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Is the Democrats' Talkathon on Climate Change Just Talk?

Material published and distributed by the Institute for Policy Studies represents the views of the author(s) and does not necessarily represent the views of the board members or staff of IPS or its projects. IPS is committed to sponsoring a broad public ... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Wall Street Bonuses Versus the Minimum Wage

The post by Sarah Anderson , Sarah Anderson directs the Global Economy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies appeared first on The Epoch Times .Purveyors of Ferraris and high-end Swiss watches keep their fingers crossed toward the end of each calendar ... [Published Epoch Times - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Nuclear experts gather in the Netherlands

The third Nuclear Security Summit will be held at the Hague in the Netherlands next Monday. Ahead of the summit, Negotiators from participating countries are gathering to discuss enhancing nuclear security.Shin Chang-Hoon, the Asian Institute for Policy ... [Published CNTV - Mar 22 2014]

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The AFL-CIO did its own survey of CEO compensation at 350 companies on the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. It found that in 2013 "the CEO to worker pay ratio was 331:1 and the CEO to minimum wage worker pay ratio was 774:1." On average, the CEOs of these companies received $11.7 million in total compensation:
Income inequality will continue to rise unless we close the performance pay loophole and curb the growth of executive compensation. For more, see  "Fixing a Hole: How the Tax Code for Executive Pay Distorts Economic Incentives and Burdens Taxpayers" by Susan Holmberg and Lydia Austin
"I know many people who fled or were killed after fighters they identified were released" he said
...the US government's official position as announced on its Tokyo embassy website immediately after the December 2013 Yasukuni Shrine visit was to "take note of Prime Minister Abe's expression of remorse for the past and his reaffirmation of Japan's commitment to peace"

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Wolves of Wall Street: Financialization and Ame... [Published Dissent Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Death by Stalling [Published City Watch - Apr 18 2014]
Honduras: One year of resistance in Rio Blanco [Published Pambazuka News - Apr 17 2014]
OPINION: Lobbying to sustain inequality [Published Hill Country News - Apr 17 2014]
Somalia redraws security plan for Mogadishu [Published Oman Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
Chastened by militants, Somalia redraws Mogadis... [Published Daily Times - Apr 16 2014]
Alex Xourias: Milking Public Education [Published YubaNet - Apr 16 2014]
CEO pay at top companies now 331 times that of ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 16 2014]
The pay's the thing: How America's CEOs are get... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 16 2014]
A Roadmap for Survival [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Apr 16 2014]
The Pay's the Thing: How America's CEOs Are Get... [Published Next New Deal - Apr 16 2014]
Chastened by Islamists, Somalia redraws Mogadis... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 16 2014]
Progressives Should Campaign Against the Suprem... [Published Black Press USA - Apr 15 2014]
UN Climate Change Report Calls for Immediate Ac... [Published Institute for Public Accuracy - Apr 14 2014]
Promoting a “Right to Heal” from Ft. Hood to Ab... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Apr 14 2014]
Behind the GOP's unhealthy attack on the Afford... [Published NewBritainHerald.com - Apr 13 2014]
Who Pays? Taxes and American Inequality [Published Dissent Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
Phyllis Bennis on Afghan Elections, Alfie Kohn ... [Published Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - Apr 11 2014]
Strengthening Seoul-US relations [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 11 2014]
New regulations on marriage with foreigners imp... [Published China Post - Apr 10 2014]
El Salvador groups accuse Pacific Rim of 'assau... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
S Korea imposes new restrictions on marriages w... [Published Japan Today - Apr 10 2014]
South Korea regulates marriage with foreigners [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 10 2014]
Financing the New Economy [Published Dollars and Sense - Apr 10 2014]
GUEST COMMENTARY: To balance the budget, close ... [Published Columbia Missourian - Apr 09 2014]
Do the Afghan Presidential Elections Signify Pr... [Published Institute for Policy Studies - Apr 09 2014]
The World Bank’s Waste of Energy [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Apr 08 2014]
Global politics expert talks regional tension i... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 08 2014]
Former Terrorist: The Arabs Are to Blame for Th... [Published Jewish Press - Apr 08 2014]
Honduras: One Year of Resistance in Rio Blanco [Published Toward Freedom - Apr 07 2014]
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The Pay's the Thing: How America's CEOs Are Get... [Published Next New Deal - Apr 16 2014]
Income inequality will continue to rise unless we close the performance pay loophole and curb the growth of executive compensation. For more, see  "Fixing a Hole: How the Tax Code for Executive Pay Distorts Economic Incentives and Burdens Taxpayers," ...
New Study Shows Dangers of Trade Agreements tha... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 19 2014]
By Robin Broad, a Professor of International Development at the School of International Service, American University, and John Cavanagh. Originally published at Triple Crisis As the Obama administration negotiates new trade agreements with European ...
Did The CIA Rape Iraqi Children in Front of The... [Published Dogma and Geopolitics - Mar 18 2014]
Originally posted on LeakSource :via 4thAnon Pic: Institute for Policy Studies (CC)By Good German/DisInformation Seeing as how questions about the CIA’s torture program(s) and what crimes they’re attempting to cover up are in the news again, it seems ...
This Chart Shows How Much More Wall Street Made... [Published Clusterstock - Mar 13 2014]
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released his annual report on securities industry compensation in new York City  Wednesday and the results show just how the large the divide is between Wall Street and Main Street.  Based on DiNapoli's ...
Wall Street cash bonuses jump to highest level ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Mar 12 2014]
NEW YORK — The average bonus on Wall Street jumped 15% last year to the highest level since the 2008 financial crisis and was the third largest on record, New York State’s budget watchdog said on Wednesday. The cash bonus pool swelled to US$26.7 billion ...
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