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  1. Call for essays on finance and power for State of Power 2019

    23 July 2018
    Article

    The Transnational Institute (TNI) in the Netherlands is issuing an open call for essays, short papers, infographics and artistic collaborations for its forthcoming State of Power report launched in late January 2019 to coincide with the World Economic Forum in Davos. In 2019, we are particularly looking for accessible, engaging essays and artistic explorations that explore the issue of finance and power.

  2. Obama’s Trip to India: Don’t Rush into a Bilateral Investment Treaty

    Sarah Anderson
    28 October 2010
    Article

    The U.S. and India should not sign a treaty that will only serve the short-term interests of large corporations, and undermine the authority of governments to protect their people from financial crisis.

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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.
  4. For its own sake, Greece needs to declare default

    Costas Lapavitsas
    14 February 2012
    Article

    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.

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  6. Time for the EU to shut down the casino

    Myriam vander Stichele
    22 July 2011
    Article

    Until the European Commission shows it has learnt the lessons of the 2008 financial crisis and demonstrates the political will to re-regulate the financial sector, it will be unable to resolve the crises in Greece, Ireland and Portugal

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    Socialism for bourgeoisie

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    09 April 2009
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    To bail or not to bail…

    Saul Landau
    27 November 2008
    Article
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    Time for Europe to put human rights above commercial advantage

    • Cecilia Olivet, Paulina Novo
    17 March 2011
    Policy briefing

    Free trade or slave trade? How the EU's free trade agreements in Colombia and Peru reward human rights abuses, destroy livelihoods, promote land grabbing and strip governments of their sovereignty to regulate capital flows.

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    Wasted, ravaged, destroyed: a plea for an end to this disastrous economic model.

    Susan George
    17 January 2011
    Article

    Capitalism is the greatest waste machine invented by mankind: the natural resources of our planet have been plundered, and the social costs are enormous. 

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    Keynes: A Man for this Season?

    Walden Bello
    09 July 2009
    Article
    An uncritical revival of Keynes might simply end up with another confirmation of Marx's dictum that that history first occurs as tragedy, then repeats itself as farce.
  12. The battle for Thailand

    Walden Bello
    29 May 2010
    Article

    Behind the deaths, military repression and violence that has flared up on the streets of Bangkok lies another story of a country following the dictates of the IMF and the markets, which increased inequalities and unemployment for many Thais and created the resentment that will continue to fuel conflict in Thailand.

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    An introduction to the crisis

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    14 October 2008
    Article
  14. For a different Europe

    10 May 2012
    Article

    There is a need for a strong and coordinated European effort to decisively end the attack on welfare and democracy and to make alternatives a reality.

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    Prepare for a bumpy ride

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    06 October 2008
    Article
  16. Nuclear Phase-Out put to the test

    • Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder, Rhea Tamara Hoffmann
    08 October 2013
    Policy briefing

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall filed request for arbitration at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), after Germany’s decision to phase out nuclear energy.

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    Background to the Global Financial Crisis

    John Cavanagh
    11 September 1998
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    Obama's rescue plan is doomed to fail

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    22 January 2009
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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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    A bold proposal for a new economy

    John Cavanagh
    16 February 2009
    Article

    The free market guru Milton Friedman understood what so many progressives do not: that crises create opportunities for radical change.  From low-wage workers, to local entrepreneurs, from independent thinking elected officials to the global networks that brought you the Battle in Seattle a decade ago, there's a new questioning of the Wall Street-based economy.

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