Posts Tagged: global economy

Bye-bye, Dubai

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.

The Chinese Economy

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.
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.
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