Das geplante Freihandelsabkommen zwischen Europa und Japan sorgt derzeit für Optimismus. Dabei könnten noch die selben Probleme auftreten, wie bei TTIP und CETA. Die EU muss zeigen, dass sie es diesmal ernst meint.
The Local 30 Aug, 2017: US Secretary of Defence James Mattis sent a letter to Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist warning the Nordic nation of a negative impact on relations should they sign an anti-nuclear bomb treaty, according to a report in a Swedish newspaper.
Sharon works with the Tropical Forest & Climate Initiative to reduce deforestation emissions related to land use, with a particular focus on palm oil. In this role, she leverages science and public opinion to help persuade companies and institutions to adopt significant, lasting and measurable sustainability policies related to tropical commodity supply chains. Previously Sharon drove forward grassroots efforts to secure a landmark endangered forest protection commitment from Boise and a climate change policy from Citi. Sharon is the author of The Young Activist’s Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World and is passionate about nurturing leadership at the heart of movements for environmental sustainability. She holds a master of environmental management from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and a B.A. in anthropology and B.S. in conservation and resources studies from U.C. Berkeley. She is also a graduate of Green Corps, a fellowship for environmental organizing.
Die Identitätspolitik hat die amerikanische Linke in eine tiefe Krise geführt. Die Agonie zeigt sich unter den Demokraten besonders deutlich. Was können sie von den Konservativen lernen? (Gastkommentarvon Mark Lilla)
Entgegen den Verheißungen seiner Verfechter hat NAFTA vielleicht den Konzernen, aber ganz sicher nicht den betroffenen Bevölkerungen eine Verbesserung ihrer Lage gebracht. Jetzt soll das nordamerikansiche Freihandelsabkommen neu verhandelt werden
A patient woke up from surgery at Halifax Hospital Medical Center last month to find her surgeon had operated on the wrong leg. But, that's not how the cardiovascular surgeon explained it to her, according to a report from Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration, which investigated the July 3 incident. Instead, the surgeon told the patient that her other leg needed to be done anyway. Then he asked her to sign a consent after the fact, according to the report.
Where you live can affect your chances of getting a liver transplant, and your risk of dying while waiting. The nation's transplant network says it's time to make the system fairer â and it may take a cue from how politicians redraw voting maps. "Gerrymandering for the public good" is how Johns Hopkins University transplant surgeon Dr. Dorry Segev describes a proposal to change the map that governs how donated livers are distributed around the country.
Accounting for 23 percent of GDP worldwide, the United States has dominated the global economy for over 70 years. However, the US attitude towards trade policy has changed significantly since the new administration took office. President Donald Trump has removed the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), slowed the progress of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and called into question the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
With these notable changes in policies, the United States is no longer situated at the forefront of international trade, and in its absence the European Union has stepped in.