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  1. It is both necessary and possible to develop an alternative to globalisation

    Walden Bello
    25 July 2017
    Article

    The Left spent its energies diagnosing the ills of globalisation. Then why does a regressive Right get to reap the benefits of its waning popularity?

  2. Las lecciones de la batalla de Seattle y sus secuelas

    Walden Bello
    11 November 2016
    Article

    Walden Bello comparte algunas reflexiones sobre lo que significó Seattle para los cambios en los sistemas de conocimiento, analiza cómo, a pesar de la profunda crisis del neoliberalismo, el capital financiero ha conseguido mantener un enorme poder, y apela a una nueva visión integral de una sociedad deseable.

  3. Revisiting the lessons of the Battle of Seattle and its aftermath

    Walden Bello
    25 August 2016
    Article

    Walden Bello shares some reflections on the meaning of Seattle for change in knowledge systems, discusses how despite the deep crisis of neoliberalism, finance capital has managed to retain tremendous power, and appeals for a new comprehensive vision of the desirable society.

  4. What is global governance? An interview with Raj Patel

    22 January 2016
    Multi-media

    From policing to intellectual copyright, Raj Patel talks global governance at the Colloquium on Global Governance, Climate Justice & Agrarian Justice in The Hague. Raj Patel provides insights on the beneficiaries of current structures of global governance and the next steps for social movements.

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    How do corporations want to run the world in the future?

    30 September 2015
    Multi-media

    States are not only handing over more of the economy and policy-making to corporations at national level, they are also doing so at international level. Harris Gleckman summarises the Global Redesign Initiative that has come out of the World Economic Forum and represents the best summary of corporations' vision of what they want global governance to look like. What are its principle features? What dangers does it pose to democracy?

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    Susan George, la luchadora altermundialista

    Valeria González
    27 January 2015
    In the media

    Pide que no la llamen “economista”, ya que ella nunca ha cursado estudios formales de esa materia. Ella es Susan George: politóloga, activista, autora de más de 15 libros y una de las caras más visibles del altermundialismo.

  7. África concentra los debates de la crisis mundial

    08 February 2011
    Article

    Un debate central en el seno del FSM se concentra en la efectividad de la lucha política del movimiento global contra el capitalismo.

     
  8. Global Crisis: A Russian Perspective

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    19 January 2011

    The world systems analysis is failing to explain and respond to the current crisis in global capitalism.

  9. La doble crisis de la globalización: el Golfo de México y Arizona

    Jeb Sprague, César Rodríguez-Garavito (Editors)
    24 June 2010
    Article

    Desde el derrame de petróleo en el Golfo de México hasta los ultrajes contra inmigrantes en Arizona, el gobierno estadounidense parece sumido en una constante emergencia.

  10. Dual Crises of Globalization: Arizona and the Gulf of Mexico

    Jeb Sprague, César Rodríguez-Garavito (Editors)
    18 June 2010
    Article

    From the plumes of corporate crude in the Gulf of Mexico, to the assault on migrants in Arizona, the U.S. appears locked in a continual state of emergency

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    Susan George: «A los gobiernos les preocupa más el déficit que los problemas de los ciudadanos»

    Susan George, Francisco Gutierrez
    10 May 2010
    In the media

    Presidenta del Transnational Institute y consultora de la ONU. Destacada activista de los movimientos sociales, Susan George inauguró ayer un ciclo de charlas sobre la crisis y el futuro de Europa.

  12. Haití, un desastre clasista

    Jeb Sprague
    26 January 2010
    Article

    El terremoto de clase en Haití es fruto de décadas de globalización capitalista y de la intervención de Estados Unidos.

  13. Haiti's Classquake

    Jeb Sprague
    18 January 2010
    Article

    The 'classquake' in Haiti today is compounded by decades of capitalist globalization and U.S. intervention.

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    Histories of the Present: Giovanni Arrighi, the Longue Duree of Geohistorical Capitalism, and the Current Crisis

    Tom Reifer
    08 July 2009
    Article
    The range and scope of Giovanni Arrighi’s intellectual work – and in particular his ability to provide analysis rooted in a long-term geohistorical context - is truly an astonishing achievement,while his generosity of spirit towards his intellectual interlocutors had few equals.
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    In praise of Susan George

    Edwin Madunagu
    13 November 2008
    In the media

    In a recent editorial comment, The Economist issued a solemn call to all believers in global capitalism not to despair, not to panick, and to do nothing that could endanger the capitalist system (October 18-24, 2008). The magazine invoked the words and spirit of its founder, the Scottish businessman, James Wilson, who, about 165 years ago, gave the paper the philosophy of "economic liberty".

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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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    Field Guide to the Global Economy

    • John Cavanagh, Sarah Anderson, Thea Lee
    01 May 2005
    Book

    This fully updated and expanded second edition of The Field Guide to the Global Economy presents the latest facts to help make sense of the rapidly changing international economy.

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    Globalization and South Asia: Multidimensional Perspectives

    • Achin Vanaik
    01 June 2004
    Book

    This book brings together acknowledged experts in their respective fields to provide a uniquely authoritative and comprehensive perspective on globalization and its impact on South Asia generally, and on India in particular.

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    La utopía del mercado total y el poder imperial

    • Edgardo Lander
    26 May 2002
    Paper

    El pensamiento utópico, como horizonte normativo, hace posible concebir la realidad social como momento histórico superable, imaginar que el mundo podría ser de otra manera.

  20. El límite de la civilización industrial

    • Edgardo Lander
    26 February 1995
    Book

    La religión del progreso universal parece estar montada sobre un dogma ubicado más allá de toda de discusión, posibilidad de duda, o refutación empírica. La noción del progreso continúa siendo probablemente la idea-fuerza más potente de la sociedad contemporánea.