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    Where has all the money gone?

    Susan George, Armin Thurnher
    23 December 2009
    Multi-media

    People have been literally robbed over the last thirty years as money has moved up from labour to capital. And as people have less money to spend, we are constantly in a crisis of overproduction.

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    Default in Europe

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    16 December 2009
    Article

    The Euro zone crisis cannot be staved off. A building with the bad foundation cannot be durable.

  3. What is the role of WTO services rules in the context of the current financial crisis?

    Myriam vander Stichele, Sergio Marchi
    24 November 2009
    Multi-media

    The WTO's General Agreement on Trade in Services (the "GATS")  has very much underpinned expansion without regulation and supervision, so the financial corporations had the guarantee that their expansion would be underpinned. But financial services are not the same as other services – they need special supervisory structures.

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    Rethinking the US stimulus package

    Barry K Gills
    11 November 2009
    Opinion

    The failure of the US administration to adopt a truly Keynesian package for stimulating the US economy is likely to lead to further crisis and misses the opportunity to transition to a green economy.

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    The WTO Doha round and EPAs in an era of crisis

    Dot Keet
    05 November 2009
    Article

    The major causes of the economic and social crises are now being even more blatantly promoted by the EU - both within the multilateral WTO negotiations and bilateral and bi-regional FTA/EPA negotiations - as the fundamental solutions.

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    The World Crisis - and beyond

    • Dot Keet
    28 October 2009

    The multiple crises of the capitalist world economy give the left the unique opportunity to discuss and promote ideas of transformative steps and social alternatives. Which conditions for a post-capitalist world do already exist and what are our responses to this development?

  7. Neoliberalism as hegemonic ideology in the Philippines

    Walden Bello
    27 October 2009
    Article

    Why does the ideology of neoliberalism still exercise such influence in the Philippines despite the challenges it has faced from both the Asian and now global financial crisis?

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    Needed: Economists, not accountants, to manage the Philippine economy

    Walden Bello
    21 October 2009
    Article

    Instead of budget cuts the Philippine government has to increase expenditures to counteract the contraction of the private sector.

     
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    The deficits of the EU financial reforms

    • Myriam vander Stichele, T. Kerckhoffs
    20 October 2009
    Report
    Will the financial sector reforms currently proposed at the EU level guarantee financial stability and protect the real economy from financial speculators?
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    Privileg der Ausbeutung

    Susan George
    15 October 2009

    Mit der Finanzkrise gelten viele unserer Ideen als vernünftig, etwa die Banken unter Kontrolle zu bringen oder Steueroasen zu schließen.

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    The solution to the crisis: Tweaking bankers’ bonuses is not enough

    Pedro Paez Perez
    01 October 2009
    Article

    The first anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ collapse and last week’s meeting of the G20 countries have provoked numerous reflections on the causes and possible solutions to the current financial and economic mess. The problem is that the majority of these deal with cosmetic rather than the profound changes needed to get the global economy back on track.

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    Andorra’s model: time for change

    Fred Halliday
    28 September 2009
    Article
    European pressure over financial secrecy is obliging one of the continent's microstates to adapt. But there are voices in Andorra itself searching for a different role and identity.
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    Fellows meeting 2007

    19 June 2007 - Event
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    Cuba Undertakes Reforms in Midst of Economic Crisis

    Roger Burbach
    21 September 2009
    Article
    The long food queues in Cuba are still causing frustration, but the open process Raul Castro is following to resolve these issues heralds a new path to socialism in the 21st century.
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    Bilan d'un an de crise

    15 September 2009
    Article

    Henri Guaino Conseiller spécial du président de la République. Susan George (à 8h40) : Politologue franco-américaine, ancienne vice-présidente d'Attac.

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    La crise, et après? Agir pour la reprise, inventer un nouveau modèle (Video)

    Susan George, Jean-Michel Baylet, Olivier Dartignolles, Pierre Moscovici, Vincent Peillon, Thomas Philippon
    03 September 2009
    Article
    Séance plénière de l'université d'été de Parti Socialiste. Animé por Laurent Fabius.
  17. The virtues of deglobalisation

    Walden Bello
    03 September 2009
    Article
    The Economist has attributed the term "deglobalisation" to Walden Bello. Whilst the magazine considers the term a negative one, Bello argues that it is fast becoming a reality and offers a paradigm for escaping the neoliberal straitjacket.
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    Personnel shortage

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    27 August 2009
    Article
    The triumph of liberal ideas turned Eastern Europe into an intellectual desert where only ethnic nationalism weeds sometimes flourished. The positive influence of the economic crisis upon the society is that the crisis makes people think and be open to other ideas.

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