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Supreme Court Refuses Argentina Debt Case

The US Supreme Court denied Argentina's appeal for a hearing today, leaving intact a lower court ruling that validates predatory behavior targeted towards countries in financial distress. The high court also denied a related appeal on behalf of the more than 92% of bond holders who had accepted Argentina's restructuring deal. In a final blow, the court also decided that hedge funds can access information on where Argentina holds financial assets around the world.

Argentina Battles in Two World Cups

 

IMF Reviews International Financial Crises Solutions

Behind closed doors, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board Members are reacting to solutions prepared by IMF staff aimed at preventing global and regional financial crises. Part of the focus stems from G20 concern over extreme predatory behavior on global finance and the precedent set in the related pending Supreme Court case of Argentina vs NML Capital.

Supreme Court Justices Consider Hearing Argentina Hedge Fund Debt Case

 

Interview with Robert Jensen on "Coping with the Cascading Crises of Our World"

This interview with professor Robert Jensen explains his talk on Coping with the Cascading Crises of Our World and explores solutions to some of our most important problems.

Robert Jensen on "Coping with the Cascading Crises of Our World"

Robert Jensen, a professor in the UT School of Journalism and author of Arguing for Our Lives: A User's Guide to Constructive Dialogue, will speak on "Coping with the Cascading Crises of Our World" in the University of Texas Informal Classes Odyssey lecture series.

Josh Ruebner on his book "Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace"

As the White House continues to invest political capital in an Israeli-Palestinian "peace process," nationally renowned author, speaker, and activist Josh Ruebner will discuss his new book, Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace, examining the U.S. role in the conflict.

3M Shareholder Meeting Ends in Caribou Bloodshed!

(5/13/2014) Activists from ForestEthics  and Texas Campaign for the Environment gathered together to protest 3M's destruction of forests. The action took place at the Austin Convention Center on the day of 3M's Annual Shareholder Meeting. Protesters gathered because 3M uses controversially sourced unsustainable resources from endangered forests around the world. The depletion of these forests, leads to the degradation of the environment and the extinction of animal species including wild caribou. 

T.V. Paul on The Warrior State: Pakistan in the Contemporary World

Dr. Paul will be discussing his latest book, The Warrior State: Pakistan in the Contemporary World. There will be a book signing following the event.

Interview with TV Paul on The Warrior State: Pakistan in the Contemporary World

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law invites you to a talk with Dr. T.V. Paul, the James McGill Professor of International Relations in the department of Political Science at McGill University.

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