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US the loser in Asia push

Posted by seumasach on December 14, 2011

Tanaka Sakai

Asia Times

14th December, 2011

Translation by Hase Michiko

In his remarks to the Australian parliament on November 17, President Barack Obama declared that the United States was making the Asia-Pacific region a top priority. While promising a continued US military presence in the region, Obama also expressed his intention to strengthen US-China cooperation.

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Why Are Indian Farmers Committing Suicide and How Can We Stop This Tragedy?

Posted by seumasach on June 3, 2009

Vandana Shiva

23rd May, 2009

The factors that have caused 200,000 suicides in India are rooted in the policies of trade liberalization and corporate globalization which ensnare farmers in a spiral of indebtedness, generating despair.

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