Posts Tagged: global economy
What does it mean for the global economy when even a city of oil-rich opulence can't escape the recession?
Migrant workers form the fifth largest country in the world and produce profits equal to the third largest corporation. They should be at the center of any reform of the global economy.
Like an injured German U-Boat, the global economy continues to sink. Columnist Walden Bello asks: Can the G-20 meeting bring it back to the surface before we all perish?
A New York Times editorial advises China to adopt an American-style mass consumer economy that would be a recipe for economic, environmental, and probably political, disaster.
With the world's most impoverished people bearing the brunt of a crisis they had no role in creating, donor countries should come up with a $300 billion package to cushion the economic shock.
Without bothering to learn from the mistakes that until recently had it desperately seeking a new mission, the IMF again is turning into the world's financial firefighter.
According to Mark Engler, the future of globalization is in question. Will the fight between "imperial globalization" and "corporate globalization" lead to the rise of democratic globalization"?
The global economic crisis is just now hitting the developing world with devastating effects.
The objective of this discussion paper is to examine in broad terms the emergence of a transnational citizen movement opposed to the current forms of global economic governance, while providing sketches of main analytical tendencies within this diverse movement.
Let us take as a starting point that the broadly consensual strategy and basis for self-activity in what we can term Global Justice Movements is the following: to promote the globalization of people and halt (or at minimum radically modify) the globalization of capital.