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U.S. Congress and President Obama Derelict for Not Considering Global Warming Effect of Proposed TPP Agreement

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a massive new international trade pact being pushed by the U.S. government at the behest of transnational corporations. The TPP is already being negotiated between the United States, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam, and most recently, Japan — which together cover approximately 40% of the global economy. 161 more words

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Eu relations with Turkey

EU relations with Turkey

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 Turkey has been a candidate for EU membership since 1999. Accession negotiations started in 2005.

As a major emerging economy and a member of NATO and the G20, Turkey is a key partner for the European Union. 645 more words


Assistants taking the Lead: Whose Work is it Anyway?

In the American Theater system, lead creatives (directors, designers, etc.) on Broadway, far off off Broadway, at the Regional level, and even at universities and colleges are having to consistently work on multiple projects, sometimes in multiple cities, and usually for multiple companies that pay them a fee relative to a contractual union agreement, standard company rate, or relative to a show’s budget. 693 more words


Bathing in Biases

You know, it seems to me that we might not be quite aware of it, but we all could be bathing in our own and everyone else’s biases and not even realize it. 270 more words


Artists Beware!

This morning I read a great article on ArtsyShark (a fabulous site for artists, founded by Carolyn Edlund) about contractual issues artists have and of course I panicked. 319 more words

Alice S Shapiro

Expectation Damages and Reliance Damages

What do we do when our relationship expectations aren’t met? What happens when someone breaks a rule, violates an agreement, or otherwise doesn’t do what we legitimately expected them to do, and it harms us? 1,821 more words

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