Monthly Archives:: June 2013

Academics Stand Against Poverty: fundraising campaign

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The new campaign Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) is a global network for scholars using research, teaching, and advocacy to accelerate the end of poverty. They are currently reaching the end of their first campaign, to raise $15,000 dollars to s…

Oregon fights back against tax havens

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From our friends at Orgeon State Public Interest Group  [click on the image to enlarge]The fight back spreads. 

UNCTAD, new report on global investment flows

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From UNCTAD, a detailed new report on international investment flows. Among other things, it notes:Investments to OFCs remain at historically high levels. In 2012 FDI flows to OFCs [offshore financial centres] were almost $80 billion, despite a contrac…