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    Going deeper into a new financial architecture

    Marcos Arruda
    09 March 2009
    Article
    We need more than tinkering with banking systems. We need a radical solution to global financial mayhem.
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    Contradictions at the UN Conference on the Financial and Economic Crisis

    Myriam vander Stichele
    22 June 2009
    Article
    The G20's continued push for trade liberalisation contradicts the same countries' assertion that markets, especially the financial sector, need further regulation.
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    UN Conference on the world financial and economic crisis

    24 June 2009
    Article

    Spearheaded by the current President of the UN General Assembly Miguel D´Escoto Brockmann, the UN Conference on the Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impacts on Development took place from June 24-26, 2009.

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    Histories of the Present: Giovanni Arrighi, the Longue Duree of Geohistorical Capitalism, and the Current Crisis

    Tom Reifer
    08 July 2009
    Article
    The range and scope of Giovanni Arrighi’s intellectual work – and in particular his ability to provide analysis rooted in a long-term geohistorical context - is truly an astonishing achievement,while his generosity of spirit towards his intellectual interlocutors had few equals.
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    Everyone has his own problems

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    24 September 2009
    Article
    While the decline in industrial output will cost thousands their jobs, the Russian officials are more concerned with themselves and their friends.
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    G20 makes molehills out of mountains

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    01 October 2009
    Article

    Not knowing how to deal with it, the G20 leaders avoided discussing the crisis, which will come back to haunt us when a new wave of the crisis inevitably hits.

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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?

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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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    This crisis will never end

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    10 December 2009
    Article

    Even if Russia manages to extricate itself from the economic crisis, the social disruptions that it has caused are here to stay.

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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.