My Bookmarx 03/03/2012
3 مارس 2012 بواسطة Tamer Mowafy
“From Arbenz to Zelaya: Chiquita in Latin America”
“”When the Honduran military overthrew the democratically elected government of Manuel Zelaya two weeks ago there might have been a sigh of relief in the corporate board rooms of Chiquita banana,” writes journalist Nikolas Kozloff. “Earlier this year the Cincinnati-based fruit company joined Dole in criticizing the government in Tegucigalpa which had raised the minimum wage by 60%.””
.: United States Senator John McCain :: Press Office :.
“U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), John Hoeven (R-ND) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) released the following statement regarding the decision today by the Egyptian judiciary to lift the travel restrictions on American and other foreign employees of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Egypt. The senators visited Egypt last week as part of a Congressional delegation.”
American Defendants Leave Egypt – NYTimes.com
” Two United States-financed nonprofit groups paid about $4 million in bail on Thursday to fly 11 employees out of reach of Egyptian courts in a deal that capped weeks of bruising diplomatic wrangling and set off a new outpouring of anti-American denunciations here. “
The “Global Crises of Capitalism”; Whose Crises, Who Profits? By James Petras
“From the Financial Times to the far left, tons of ink has been spilt writing about some variant of the “Crises of Global Capitalism”. While writers differ in the causes, consequences and cures, according to their ideological lights, there is a common agreement that “the crises” threatens to end the capitalist system as we know it.”
the ‘crises of capital’ has been converted into a strategic advantage for furthering the most fundamental interests of capital: the enlargement of profits, the consolidation of capitalist rule, the greater concentration of ownership, the deepening of inequalities between capital and labor and the creation of huge reserves of labor to further augment their profits.
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