Stop Global Warming

Callout from Copenhagen

8th December 2009 Tony Phillips 1

Hello from Denmark, Decided to come freeze my little tush off in Copenhagen for eleven days for global warming (COP-15, look it up). Sounds like fun? Well, sort of! Anyway I’m writing articles for a few people here and I […]

G-20: Round Two

19th April 2009 Tony Phillips 0

Americas Program Special Report G-20: Round Two Tony Phillips | April 19, 2009 Americas Program, Center for International Policy (CIP) Brazil’s Lula da Silva and China’s Hu Jintao met in London at the G-20 summit. Photo: Xinhua/Lan Hongguang. In […]

Letter to the Irish Times

10th April 2009 Tony Phillips 2

Madam, As a non-resident Irish citizen living in Argentina it is rare that I voice an opinion on the Irish economy. While economic policy affects my family in Dublin directly, it has little effect on me personally. However, as an […]

Privatising Profits, Socialising Losses

31st December 2008 Tony Phillips 1

The rapid fallout from less than a decade of financial speculation has been mind-boggling. Barely legal, the unregulated bubble in “credit derivatives”2 grew from $1 trillion in 2003 to $15 trillion in 20073 to finally burst, leaving the global financial system on life support in the public ward.

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Climate Change Cause and Effect, An Americas Perspective

20th December 2007 Tony Phillips 0

Americas Program Special ReportClimate Change Cause and Effect, An Americas PerspectiveTony Phillips | December 20, 2007 Americas Program, Center for International Policy (CIP)(formerly) “We, the human race, have substantially altered the earth’s atmosphere. In 2005, the concentration of carbon […]

Borda: A day with the Crazies

30th November 2007 Tony Phillips 0

One Saturday I had the pleasure of being invited to partake in an extraordinary visit. I took some maté and bought cigarettes for the first time in four years. The maté was to help me get over the ill effects […]