Global Economic Justice

Video Documentary: Global Crises, Regional Solutions

May 2012

Activists from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe argue that regional integration is the only viable response to the convergence of economic, climate, food and energy crises.

Getting away with Murder

May 2015

When asked what the banks have learned from the 2008 financial meltdown, Susan Georges instant reaction is: ‘That they can get away with murder.’

Emerging Trends in Global Commodities Markets

Carolina Milhorance de Castro
May 2015

Drawing on the wider political economy of global commodities markets, this paper analyses the dynamics of agrarian change related to the rise of emerging economies.

Authoritarian Resource Governance and Emerging Peasant Resistance in the Context of Sino-Vietnamese Tree Plantations

Miles Kenney‐Lazar
May 2015

The rapid pace of the land rush by foreign investors in Laos has prompted significant concern by international observers, Lao civil society, and certain sections of the government, regarding the impacts upon farmers that are dispossessed of their land and communal resources.

The Jim Crow Holy Land

March 2015

Our own progress against racism in the United States remains too recent, too fragile, and too incomplete to go on abetting apartheid in Israel.

The Challenge of Democratic and Inclusive Land Policymaking in Myanmar

Alberto Alonso Fradejas, Hannah Twomey
February 2015

Myanmar's National Land Use Policy promises to make profound changes to the current economic, social, and political-institutional landscape. This is an important and bold step, but its impact will depend on how it addresses the often “messy” details of actual land based social relations.

The IISS Cartagena Dialogue: The Trans-Pacific Summit

January 2015

The IISS Cartagena Dialogue will focus on the developing relations between the Latin American states of the ‘Pacific Alliance’ and key countries from the Asia-Pacific.

World Economic Forum: a history and analysis

Andrew Gavin Marshall
January 2015

The annual gathering in Davos has certainly cemented the power of a tiny global elite, but its real power has been as a spawning ground for neoliberalism's major advances - the rise of the financial sector, the spread of corporate trade agreements and the integration of emerging economic powers into the global economy.

Licensed to Grab

January 2015

The investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clause present in many trade treaties give investors far-reaching protection, curtailing governments’ ability to regulate for progressive agrarian and agricultural policies and reinforcing the notion of land as a commodity.

Trading away Democracy

Pia Eberhardt, Blair Redlin, Cecile Toubeau
November 2014

The Investor-state dispute settlement mechanism in the far-reaching economic integration agreement between Canada and the European Union prevents governments from acting in the public interest.

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