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  1. 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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    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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    "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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    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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    Contradictions at the UN Conference on the Financial and Economic Crisis

    Myriam vander Stichele
    22 June 2009
    Article
    The G20's continued push for trade liberalisation contradicts the same countries' assertion that markets, especially the financial sector, need further regulation.
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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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    Fix the crisis, not the bank’s profits!

    European Cross-Sectoral Network on the combined crises
    13 May 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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    Contribution to the Vienna Conference of the Club of Rome, 16-17 April 2009

    Susan George
    20 April 2009
    Article
    "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
    Article
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    G-20 Summit sorely disappoints

    Praful Bidwai
    15 April 2009
    Article
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    Socialism for bourgeoisie

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    09 April 2009
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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 Unknown War

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    02 April 2009
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    Asie: une explosion de colère sociale se prépare

    Walden Bello
    01 April 2009
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    The Global Financial Crisis - A Primer

    Barry K Gills
    01 April 2009
    Article

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