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  1. On financialisation, exit options for capital and sites of resistance

    Daniel Chavez, Ewald Engelen
    09 December 2016
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  4. Corporate capture at the heart of Europe

    Olivier Hoedeman
    06 October 2010
    Article

    The Irish government announcement of a €34 billion Euro bailout, two years after the financial crisis first broke, is a reminder that little has been done to prevent it happening again just as the social costs are becoming ever more evident.

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    The Wall Street meltdown: the view from Asia

    Walden Bello
    01 October 2008
    Article
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    Debating Europe: The Global Crisis, solutions, and implications for EU Trade Policy (video)

    Myriam vander Stichele, Susan George
    20 February 2009
    Article
    Talk of the dangers of trade protectionism is used by European politicians to obscure the need for protection from transnational corporations whose control of European trade policy continues to cause negative social and environment impacts. Susan George and Myriam Vander Stichele debate MEP Ignasi Guardans and Chief Economist DG Trade, Gaspar Frontini, in TNI's Debating Europe series.
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    Debating Europe: The Global Economic Crisis and EU Responses – Beyond the G20 (Video)

    Walden Bello, Gert Jan Koopman
    20 March 2009
    Article
    Video of the debate on the G20 between Walden Bello and the EU commission oficial Gert Jan Koopman.
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    Liberalisation Of Trade in Services

    • Erik Wesselius
    18 October 2001
    Paper

    The United Kingdom is home to a particularly influential services industry lobby, which operates through an organisation called International Financial Services, London (IFSL). Two IFSL working groups, the Liberalisation of Trade in Services (LOTIS) Committee and the High-Level LOTIS Group, constitute a veritable corporate-state alliance.

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    U-20: Will the Global Economy Resurface?

    Walden Bello
    31 March 2009
    Article
    The G20 summit is trying to resolve the crisis by recycling failed institutions that are part of the problem.
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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
  14. The Bail Out Business

    • Sol Trumbo Vila, Matthijs Peters
    22 February 2017
    Report

    The Bail Out Business is the most comprehensive and thorough analysis of the response to the 2008 financial crisis to understand who benefits from rescue packages in the EU. How effective were the bail out measures? What were the hidden costs to the taxpayer? and what was the role of the Big Four (audit firms) and financial consultancy firms in the business of designing and implementing bail out programs in EU Member States?

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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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    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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    "Free Trade” talks are not the solution to the economic crisis: “Free Trade” is one of the principal causes

    Press Release
    24 June 2009
    Article

    Civil society groups and global social movements gathering at the UN summit on the global economic crisis have denounced rich industrialized countries’ insistence on pushing forward unbalanced trade talks, misnamed “free trade”, as likely to exacerbate an already serious economic and social crisis.

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    Background to the Global Financial Crisis

    John Cavanagh
    11 September 1998
    Article
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    G-20 Summit sorely disappoints

    Praful Bidwai
    15 April 2009
    Article
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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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