Global Economic Justice

Europeanism from below

Paolo Gerbaudo
February 2012

Paolo Gerbaudo reports on the Routes of Europe conference in Florence, arguing that the Italian left must embrace the participatory democracy of the indignados to achieve political purchase.

Another Road for Europe

Donatella della Porta
February 2012

The Euro crisis is more than an economic crisis; it has also unveiled an insidious disregard for democracy at the heart of the European project. How can we democratise the EU "from below"?

A different kind of Europe

Trevor Evans
February 2012

What would a progressive pan-European response to the Euro crisis look like? Professor Trevor Evans calls for a radical downsizing of the financial sector, debt audits, democratisation of the Commission and a full employment policy.

Taking on the Technocrats

February 2012

Trevor Evans and Mary Kaldor to speak on alternative paths for a progressive, democratic Europe.

 

For its own sake, Greece needs to declare default

February 2012

The ruthless austerity programmes imposed on Greece and the endless cycle of debt renegotiations will only come to a close when Athens takes charge of its predicament and announces a democratic and sovereign cessation of payments.

The Apple Connection

February 2012

iPad and iPhone are engineering masterpieces, but they also epitomise the social relations of production today where capital is free and labour is repressed.

An Excess of Democracy

February 2012

The philosophy and experience of radical movements in the 1960s and 70s are in several ways complementary to the ideas of the direct action movements of today. Hilary Wainwright examines the possibility of forging a new kind of political economy by learning from the best of both of them.

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State of Corporate Power 2012

January 2012

Who are the global 1%? What companies do they run? How do they escape accountability? Check out TNI's powerful infographic displays that expose the social and environmental costs of global corporate power.

The Davos Class

January 2012

The Davos class run our major institutions, know exactly what they want, and are well organized, but they have weaknesses too. For they are wedded to an ideology that isn't working and they have virtually no ideas nor imagination to resolve this.

Eric Holt-Giménez: What's wrong with the industrial food system and the challenges facing food justice movements

Eric Holt-Giménez
January 2012

In the industrial or corporate food regime, hunger is a staple commodity. Agrarian and food justice movements have come a long way in building an alternative system, but there are still many challenges.

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