Business & Finance

Trans-Pacific Partnership to grant corporations unlimited power over sovereign states

Trans-Pacific Partnership to grant corporations unlimited power over sovereign states

Corporations will soon be able to wield significant control over states in the US, leaked document have revealed. The recently leaked chapter from the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP) will enable companies to sidestep national jurisdiction and sue the countries they are operating in via private courts. The report, published over Wikileaks site found that various mechanisms will[Read More…]

Ministers discuss plans to make EVERYONE pay TV licence fee -whether they own a TV or not

Ministers discuss plans to make EVERYONE pay TV licence fee -whether they own a TV or not

The government has outlined plans to make everyone purchase a TV licence – regardless of whether or not they own a TV, it has been revealed. Under the plans, the TV licence would be reinvented as a household tax that everyone would be forced to pay. At present, you only have to pay for a TV licence if you watch[Read More…]

Deputy Prime Minister Milanka Opacic announced that some of the poorest communities in Croatia will have their debt cancelled

The poor of Croatia has their debt cancelled

A plan has recently been drawn up to cancel the debt of 60,000 of Croatia’s poorest citizens. This has been done in order to allow people to have a fresh start, especially those who are in debt and don’t have any assets. This also includes tax debts and government fines. Under the plans, debtors must have no savings or property,[Read More…]

Corporations will be able to sue protesters for defamation in Tasmania

New laws allow corporations to sue protesters who oppose their policies

Australian commonwealth country, Tasmania, has passed a law allowing corporations to sue citizens for protesting. The Tasmanian government has committed to a package of anti-protest laws which gives corporate giants the right to bring a defamation suit against anyone who turns up to a protest against the policies put forward by a corporate entity. The legislation also hands out lengthy[Read More…]

Terrifying consequences on the oil price drop

Terrifying consequences on the oil price drop

It has been noted that over the last few months, the price of oil has dropped considerably. While motorists worldwide are happy at the prospect of commuting to work, or leisure at half the price, behind all of this, it could spark a terrifying geopolitical consequence, if the barrel drops to below $40. Jeffrey Gundlach, an investor from the US[Read More…]