Transparency International ‘Corruption Perception Index’ Fails to address ….. Corruption

By Graham Vanbergen - Last year I reported on Transparency International's 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index with an article entitled "Latest corruption...

1st February 2017 / United Kingdom

ECB Head Mario Draghi Admits For First Time EU May Break-Up

By Graham Vanbergen - Back in 2012, Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, pledged to do "whatever it...

31st January 2017 / EU

BBC’s Fake News Of “Interests” And “Intervention” In Theresa May’s Speech

Via Global Research - U.S. and other media continue their strong move towards baseless, aka fake, news. We recently caught...

30th January 2017 / United States

Tax Haven UK? It Already Is…

By Tax Justice Network - There has been much talk of the threats from the British Chancellor to turn the...

30th January 2017 / United Kingdom

Forget GDP – These Are The Numbers That Matter

By Annie Quick - New Economics Foundation: Today's growth figures don't reflect the lives of most people in Britain. The...

28th January 2017 / United Kingdom

RBS Is Not The Only Victim Of Its Reckless Behaviour

By Laurie MacFarlane -This week the 73% taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) set aside a further £3.1 billion to...

27th January 2017 / United Kingdom

CIA Contemplates Whether To Share Sources And Methods With Trump

By Joseph Fitsanakis - Officials at the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have questioned whether it is safe for...

26th January 2017 / United States

Global Discontent With Politics, Neoliberalism and Globalisation Rises

By Graham Vanbergen - Many people around the world now believe their country is in decline and that the system...

25th January 2017 / Global

European Central Bank At Heart Of New Ombudsman inquiry

By Corporate Europe Observatory - Scandals have failed to rein in top-level staff at the European Central Bank (ECB), who...

24th January 2017 / EU

Why Palestinian Children Throw Stones

By Jonathan Cook - Forget the empty posturing of world leaders in Paris last week. This photo (copyright: Nedal Eshtayah/Anadolu Agency) tells...

24th January 2017 / Global