CALL FOR AN ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT MODEL

All over the world citizens are demonstrating and struggling against the domination of financial capital and reclaiming participatory democracy and justice. In this time of intense economic crisis, we continue affirming that:   International Investment Agreements (IIAs) – such as the Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) and investment chapters in the Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are…

G20: A Threat to Peoples’ Economic and Political Rights!

The G20 and its global economic agenda are an affront and a threat to people’s rights and welfare. The detention and deportation of Filipino activists from Seoul and the harassment and intimidation of a number of other activists at the hands of Korean immigration authorities are manifestations of the undemocratic and anti-people nature of the…

Seoul Deports a young Anti-G20 Activist Anew

Despite the threat of detention and deportation, Joanna Bernice “Nice” Coronacion, 22, courageously travelled to South Korea to try and enter the country to participate in the activities of the Peoples’ Collective Action Against G20. She was invited by Korea Women’s Alliance, as the labor sector representative of the World March of Women (WMW)-Pilipinas. Coronacion,…