Posts Tagged: financial flows
The case of Timor-Leste proves once again how petroleum dependency turns out to be a curse rather than a blessing.
China is rightly critical of U.S. economic behavior. But it should also be looking more carefully at its own economic challenges.
Has the U.S. economy turned into a pyramid scheme?
The military-industrial complex is driving America to the poorhouse.
Congress is cutting left and right. Will they also cut empire?
Despite international sanctions imposed by the West, Iran's socioeconomic position has improved greatly as it takes advantage of high oil prices to build relationships with growing powers.
The Republicans are scared of the world, and this drives their anti-government mania.
There is a sense that Italians are holding their breath.
You think the 1985 Pressler amendment -- which banned most U.S. aid to Pakistan unless U.S. certified it had no nuclear weapons -- made Pakistan mad?
Haiti is the latest victim of what Naomi Klein labeled the "Shock Doctrine."