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    Confronting global trade as a root cause of the financial crisis!

    Our World Is Not For Sale
    23 June 2009
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    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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    The problem isn't beef, bananas, cultural diversity, or the patenting of life: the problem is the WTO

    Susan George
    20 April 2009
    Article
    Somebody sent me this "oldie but goodie" they wanted permission to quote. I'd forgotten all about this ten-year old piece but in fact things haven't changed that much.
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    End WTO deregulation of finance

    Myriam vander Stichele
    01 February 2009
    Article
    Since the current financial crisis started, none of the governments, experts or media who have called for new regulations for the financial industry have taken into account rules of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) which actually impose extreme financial service deregulation on many WTO member countries.
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    The facilitating framework for free investment and capital

    Myriam vander Stichele
    24 October 2008
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    How Badly Can the 'Experts' Ruin the Planet?

    John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
    10 October 2008
    Article
    Look no further than the World Bank to see how many economic, social and environmental problems so-called experts can make worse.
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    Development Redefined

    John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
    25 September 2008
    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 (or neoliberalism) ending in the development arena. And, a debate over the best route to development has returned.
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    How Doha died: A ringsider’s view

    Walden Bello
    23 August 2008
    Article
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    Doha is the Problem, NOT the Solution

    Call to Action
    29 July 2008
    Article
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    The perils of a Doha deal on services

    Walden Bello
    09 July 2008
    Article
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    Ignoring the crises? How further GATS liberalisation impacts the financial and food crises

    Myriam vander Stichele
    18 June 2008
    Article
    As the world is still assessing one of the most violent shocks in international financial markets ever, and measures to avoid future financial crises are still not in place, developing countries should be cautious of dangers associated with further liberalisation of their financial sectors.
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    How to manufacture a global food crisis: lessons from the World Bank, IMF, and WTO

    Walden Bello
    16 May 2008
    Article
    The global rise in food prices is not only a consequence of using food crops to produce biofuels, but of the "free trade" policies promoted by international financial institutions. Now peasant organisations are leading the opposition to a capitalist industrial agriculture.
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    WTO Victory Could Backfire for Ukraine

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    21 February 2008
    Article
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    Susan George: ABD için Avrupa’nın önemi kalmadı

    Susan George
    04 February 2008
    Article
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    The post-Washington dissensus

    Walden Bello
    17 September 2007
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    A Liberal Interpretation of 'Normal'

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    21 June 2007
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    Research, knowledge and the art of “paradigm maintenance”

    Robin Broad
    29 March 2007
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    There are six mechanisms by which the World Bank's development economics vice-presidency (DEC) - the world's largest development research body - promotes neo-liberal ideology.
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    High stakes in attack on Indian patent law

    Praful Bidwai
    31 January 2007
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