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October 15, 2018 00:21:10

E1. 2018 Annual Policy Conference: MEETING THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE Accelerating the Transition to a Post-Carbon World

Part one of many in a mini-series of the Group of 78's, 2018 annual policy conference, "MEETING THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE: Accelerating the Transition to a Post-Carbon World." This episode is a recording of the opening remarks by Roy Culpeper and Indigenous Acknowledgement by Verna McGregor. ...

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August 07, 2018 01:14:30
April 2018 Luncheon

April 2018 Luncheon

In the wake of the Panama and Paradise Papers scandals, revealing global tax evasion on a massive scale, and increasing evidence of tax avoidance by the world's largest corporations, Dennis Howlett will talk about whether such practices can be stopped, and how. Dennis Howlett **Dennis Howlett** is currently the Executive Director of Canadians for Tax Fairness. Dennis has helped to launch campaigns to roll back corporate tax cuts, tackle tax havens and close tax loopholes. He is frequently called as an expert witness for the House of Commons Finance Committee and is often quoted in print and electronic media. He also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice. For over 30 years he worked for a number of ecumenical social justice coalitions including Ten Days for Global Justice, the Ecumenical Coalition for Economic Justice and KAIROS where he led successful campaigns for cancellation of Third World debt, fair trade certification of coffee and other products, and ratification of the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change. ...

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May 11, 2018 01:52:18
G78 Podcast - Iran the US and the Regional Crisis

G78 Podcast - Iran the US and the Regional Crisis

Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian talks about the complexities of the bilateral relationship between Iran and the US, and will shed light on regional issues from different views, pointing the way forward necessary to foster sustainable peace and security. For more informaiton please visit. [ www.group78.org](http://http://group78.org/) Music by: [Christian Whelan](http://christianwhelan.bandcamp.com) ...

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