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IMF Releases Paper on Ending Predatory Behavior: Paper Propels IMF Board Financial Stability Decisions

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) officially released a major paper focused on increasing stability in the financial system and preventing predatory hold-out behavior in debt restructuring.

Performance Bicycle refusing to sell bikes or bike frames to buyers without ID

Performance Bicycle is a national chain with outlets in the DC area in Montgomery County, MD. They tell me they will not sell complete bikes or frames to people unwilling to present identification. Their advice was to buy used when I asked them where they refer potential customers without drivers licenses or ID.

When I contacted City Bikes, by comparison, they said ID was only required for test rides, where it would be needed to find the rider if the bike was stolen.

Starbucks CEO confronted by former barista over low wages at DC event

Remember Starbucks, the corporation made famous among global justice activists by Seattle? Well, Starbucks exploits workers in 2014 like they did in 1999, and former employee Sam Dukore caught CEO Howard Schultz at a DC event where Starbucks was promoting online classes.

Youtube video by Starbucks Workers Union and IWW

Argentina Responds to Supreme Court with Debt Swap Plan: Global Consequences of Court Ruling Remain Intact

 In reaction to an adverse Supreme Court ruling against Argentina, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced that Argentina would offer new bonds to its creditors governed under Argentine law.

Code Pink protests new US intervention in Iraq in front of White House

On the 16th of June, Code Pink staged a protest in front of Obama's White House featuring "John McCain" and demanding that Obama not listen to McCain's warmongering over Iraq.

Video of John McCain skit on Archive

Neo-Neocon John McCain ducks the questions

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