America’s spezial relationship – POLITICO.eu

America's spezial relationship
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… in the U.S.. If TTIP was adopted, activists warned, Germans too would soon be eating chlorine soaked chicken. … German opposition to perceived U.S. hegemony even played a role in the emergence of the Green party, now an important political force.

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Central America Is As Violent As Ever. What Would it Take to Change? – Americas Quarterly


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Central America Is As Violent As Ever. What Would it Take to Change?
Americas Quarterly
Last year Elsa Ramos, a sociologist at the Technological University of San Salvador, surveyed 747 migrants who had been repatriated. Forty-two percent said they left home because of the threat of violence, compared to just 5 …. Beyond that, however

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One of America’s Top Specialty-Spirits Importers Says Mexico Is the Next Big Thing [Q&A] – Robb Report


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One of America's Top Specialty-Spirits Importers Says Mexico Is the Next Big Thing [Q&A]
Robb Report
Now he's at it again with HPS Epicurean—continuing his global focus, along with a growing emphasis on “south of the border.” (hpsepicurean.com). Advertisement | Powered by Queryly. This Year Health … I want to be ahead of the trend. A lot of people

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A Flower-Farming Renaissance: America’s Slow Flower Movement – Modern Farmer


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A Flower-Farming Renaissance: America's Slow Flower Movement
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Finally, in 2013, a group of flower farmers led by Kasey Cronquist, the chief executive of the California Cut Flower Commission, established a “Certified American Grown” task force and commissioned a survey about the industry. Among the findings: 74

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Wealth of America’s super-rich grows to $2.34 trillion – World Socialist Web Site

Wealth of America's super-rich grows to $ 2.34 trillion
World Socialist Web Site
… including four heirs to the Wal-Mart retail empire, James, Alice, Christy and Samuel Robson Walton, and Phil Knight, chairman of Nike Inc., whose $ 24.4 billion fortune is extracted from his international network of sports apparel-producing sweatshops.

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A Global Chill in Commodity Demand Hits America’s Heartland – New York Times


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A Global Chill in Commodity Demand Hits America's Heartland
New York Times
This month, the company warned them it might be forced to idle the plant. Layoffs could begin around Christmas. … Food prices, too, have declined, with chicken costing 8 percent less than a year ago, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Milk
America's Heartland Feels a Chill From Collapsing Commodity Pricestreeangle.co.id (subscription)

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Wealth of America’s super-rich grows to $2.34 trillion – World Socialist Web Site

Wealth of America's super-rich grows to $ 2.34 trillion
World Socialist Web Site
… including four heirs to the Wal-Mart retail empire, James, Alice, Christy and Samuel Robson Walton, and Phil Knight, chairman of Nike Inc., whose $ 24.4 billion fortune is extracted from his international network of sports apparel-producing sweatshops.

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A brief guide to America’s sharing economy – The Week Magazine


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A brief guide to America's sharing economy
The Week Magazine
Coined in Silicon Valley, the term refers to "collaborative consumption" — the phenomenon of people sharing cars, apartments, power tools, and other underused assets with people willing to pay for them. Companies have sprung up to serve as matchmakers …

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Latin America’s Future Tied to Sustainable, Subsistence Farming – teleSUR English


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Latin America's Future Tied to Sustainable, Subsistence Farming
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So in the short term, the cost-benefit ratio of using chemical fertilizers versus using animal manure or compost has leaned heavily in favour of the former — especially where family farm labor is scarce due to factors like out-migration.” In addition

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Manuel Pérez-Rocha discusses upcoming Summit of the Americas

This week’s edition of teleSUR’s Interviews from Washington looks at the current state of US-Latin American relations in light of the upcoming Summit of the Americas, slated later this week in Panama City. Program host Jorge Gestoso interviews Manuel Pérez-Rocha, analyst at the Institute for Policy Studies.

Watch more on teleSUR’s website.

The post Manuel Pérez-Rocha discusses upcoming Summit of the Americas appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies.

Manuel Pérez-Rocha is an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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