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  1. Interview: Keynesianism and the great recession

    Walden Bello
    02 March 2017
    Article

    Keynesianism offered important tools for overcoming the economic crisis, but its application by Obama's government was too half-hearted and misdirected (going to banks rather than households) to effectively reduce the recession. Clinton paid the price.

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    An opportunity to put radical options on the table?

    Barry K Gills
    02 October 2008
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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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    Why is the UN ignoring the financial crisis?

    25 June 2009
    Article
    UN conference was convened to find new ways of dealing with the global financial and economic crises and give voice to those most affected by them. But the rich countries have opposed any real change, and the result is an anemic UN document.
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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.

  7. 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

  8. 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.
  9. The European crisis through the lens of financialisation

    Antonio Tricarico
    09 May 2012
    Article

    The financial sector through the Euro crisis hopes to further extract wealth from public sectors, driven by its goal to commodify the whole economy and nature itself.

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    Street of Dreams - Boulevard of Broken Hearts

    • Howard Wachtel
    02 May 2003
    Book
    This is the story of America's most famous street, Wall Street. Exploring its development through the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Wachtel charts its dramatic transformation, offering a window on the past that helps us understand how it became the center of world finance that we see today.
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    We're in the midst of an epic battle over the direction of this nation

    John Cavanagh
    05 March 2009
    Article
    Obama has opened the door to change. Whether we can blow on through depends on us and our ability to organize.
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    The Bailout and 'Greedy' CEOs

    John Cavanagh, Sarah Anderson, Chuck Collins, Sam Pizzigati
    26 September 2008
    Article
    Congress should use the proposed bailout legislation for much-needed reform ' in particular the need to start confronting the top-heavy distribution of American income and wealth that has fueled this Wall Street meltdown in the first place.
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    A Bottom-Up Democracy

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    09 June 2009
    Article
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    Sliding down in anger

    Saul Landau
    19 March 2009
    Article
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    Capitalism’s crisis and our response

    Walden Bello
    27 April 2009
    Article
    Speech delivered at the Conference on the Global Crisis sponsored by Die Linke Party and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Berlin, March 20-21, 2009. Week after week, we see the global economy contracting at a pace worse than predicted by the gloomiest analysts.
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    London Econ Summit: Born of Good Intentions, But Ends in Disastrous Results

    John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
    03 April 2009
    Article
    The governments of the largest economies in the world walked out of the summit with a plan that takes the global economy three big steps backwards.
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    The global economic crisis: An historic opportunity for transformation

    15 October 2008
    Article
    An initial response from individuals, social movements and non-governmental organisations in support of a transitional programme for radical economic transformation
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    After the meltdown

    16 December 2008
    Article

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