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Reaction: EU drops probe into McDonald’s €1 billion tax dodge

19 September 2018 - 3:15pm

Responding to the breaking news that the EU Commission has scrapped its tax probe into McDonalds, War on Want’s senior campaigner for economic justice Owen Espley says:

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Middle East Monitor: Protests target HSBC over shares in Israel weapons company

17 September 2018 - 3:45pm

Activists come together to protest outside branches of HSBC bank over shares in an Israeli arms company accused of manufacturing internationally banned weapons.

Protestors directed their anger against the bank’s $4.7 million worth of shares in a number of Israeli arms manufactures, including Elbit system, calling on the bank to sever ties with the firms accused of abetting Israel’s crimes against Palestinians.

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