Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Cost of Violence Containment

I have written before on the work of the Institute for Economics and Peace, an organisation that researches both the costs and benefits of peace for different countries and their economies. It publishes the Global Peace Index every year. It … Continue reading

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An Unnecessary Tradition – The Origins of Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

Originally posted on The QCEA Blog:
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is an expansive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) Commission and the United States of America (US). If negotiations are successful…

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Welfare Cuts – the impact on disabled people

On 19 February, I posted a short blog about a report from the Centre for Welfare Reform called ‘Counting the Costs’ and mentioned that on 27 February 2014 there would be a debate in the House of Commons about this … Continue reading

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