January 2015

23
Jan
2015
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False Dilemmas: A Critical Guide to the Euro Zone Crisis

For everyone who cares about the politics of austerity and debt resistance across Europe, or wants to get the basics about the euro crisis but doesn't know where to start - this is for you.


22
Jan
2015
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Honeywell components used to bomb Gaza last Summer

Components manufactured by US firm Honeywell were used to bomb a Palestinian home during the Israeli attack on Gaza last Summer.


22
Jan
2015
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Elbit: new company profile

Elbit Systems, based in Haifa, is Israel’s largest publicly traded arms and security company. Elbit is growing fast. It has absorbed dozens of companies since 2000 and now employs well over 11,500 people as well a presiding over a considerable global network of subsidiaries and affiliated corporations.

Elbit is a company with international reach, in fact 75% of its market is outside Israel. The company has military contracts with governments in the US, UK and Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.


09
Jan
2015

Tahir Mehmood inquest: Tascor guards give evidence

Medical staff at a Manchester Airport holding centre did not see paperwork warning them that a newly arrived detainee had complained to immigration officers about chest pains, an inquest heard yesterday.

Tahir Mehmood, a 43-year-old chef from Pakistan who had overstayed his visa, was detained at the Pennine House short-term holding facility at Manchester Airport on 20 July 2013. Six days later he died in custody. The UK Home Office has twice refused Mehmood’s widow a visa to attend the inquest, Manchester based human rights organisation RAPAR told Corporate Watch.