Posts Tagged: financial crisis
Historical analogies are tricky, but the potato famine and the current economic crisis have parallels that are hard to ignore.
The Greek economic crisis is not about living beyond one's means, reports columnist Walden Bello from Athens. It's the same story of unregulated financial speculation all over again.
While the world focuses on Afghanistan, Africa is addressing the global economic crisis in new ways.
Economist John Maynard Keynes is hot. But, as columnist Walden Bello explains, he's not enough.
China's stimulus package is not likely to bail out either the Chinese peasants or the global economy.
Japan has entered a season of grand strategising. Government commissions, business associations, leading foundations, and academic working groups are all developing blueprints for a new, 21st-century Japanese role in the world.
As financial crisis looms, the Philippines look to overseas Filipinos to keep the country together.
Here's an innovative way to tackle the economic crisis and global warming in one sweeping proposal.
This contradictory document identifies financial institution failures and calls for new regulatory measures, and at the same time, salutes the free market and some of the institutions behind the financial and economic crisis.
If rich countries respond to their own financial woes by slashing aid to the world's poorest countries, the Millennium Development Goals will end up on the boulevard of broken dreams.