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  1. The Global Economy in 2011: Recovery Recedes, Convulsion Looms

    Walden Bello
    03 January 2011
    Article

    As the U.S. and Europe appear to be headed for a deeper economic crisis, some analysts discern a “decoupling” of East Asia and other developing areas from the western economies.

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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.
  3. 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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    The Ghost of Nationalization

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    13 August 2009
    Article
    The government isn't prepared to face the contradictions of a policy that takes over and nationalises enterprises from inefficient and corrupt owners at taxpayers' expense, yet then seeks to restore the same companies to the same corrupt private hands.
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    No Consensus on the Washington Consensus

    John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
    10 July 2009
    Article
    Today, just as faith in deregulated markets has evaporated in the nightmare on Wall Street, so too is the long reign of market fundamentalism ending in the development arena.
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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.
  9. Food Wars

    Walden Bello, Mara Baviera
    08 July 2009
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    In 2006–08, food shortages became a global reality, with the prices of commodities spiraling beyond the reach of vast numbers of people. International agencies were caught flatfooted, with the World Food Program warning that its rapidly diminishing food stocks might not be able to deal with the emergency.

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    New car habit can cure hard times

    Saul Landau
    02 July 2009
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    U.N. General Assembly president urges rich countries to better address the economic crisis

    02 July 2009
    Article

    Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, the elected president of the United Nations General Assembly, d'Escoto has touched a raw nerve among the world's most powerful nations.

  12. The global food price crisis - a critique of orthodox perspectives

    30 June 2009
    Article
    Capitalist industrial agriculture, with its wrenching destabilisation and transformation of land, nature, and social relations is responsible for today's food crises, argues Walden Bello.
     
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    Confronting global trade as a root cause of the financial crisis!

    Our World Is Not For Sale
    23 June 2009
    Article

    Some Key Points for Member Groups of the Our World Is Not For Sale Network [OWINFS] at the United Nations Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development, June 22-24, 2009.

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    A Bottom-Up Democracy

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    09 June 2009
    Article
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    Stabilisation is worse than depression

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    04 June 2009
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    The illusion of stabilization

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    28 May 2009
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    Contribution to the Vienna Conference of the Club of Rome, 16-17 April 2009

    Susan George
    20 April 2009
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    "All for ourselves and nothing for other people seems in every age of the world to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind," said Adam Smith in The Wealth of Nations. Either we learn to keep the market but eliminate the rapacity and environmental destructiveness of globalised capitalism or it will destroy us.
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    Riding a revolution to nowhere

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    16 April 2009
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    G-20 Summit sorely disappoints

    Praful Bidwai
    15 April 2009
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    Socialism for bourgeoisie

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    09 April 2009
    Article

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