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  1. Abandon the Washington Consensus, forge the Istanbul Consensus

    Susan George
    16 Mayo 2011
    Article

    The world has had more than enough of the Washington Consensus. It’s time to impose an Istanbul Consensus based on common sense, low-cost solutions, public honesty and simple justice and give the people of the LDCs, at last, a chance.

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    Video: What must be done to save Europe's economy?

    Susan George
    06 Abril 2011
    Multi-media

    Despite the bailouts and the hype - nothing significant has actually changed in the financial industry; and the crisis in Europe remains. Susan talks about what still must be done to prevent further economic crises in Europe, stabilise, and green the economy.

  3. Voices from the World Social Forum

    Susan George
    08 Febrero 2011
    Article

    Although initiated as a counter-forum to Davos, the World Social Forum has evolved beyond it now, focusing on the root causes of problems facing humanity and developing real alternatives as solutions.

  4. Farmer by Farmer, an Organic Transition

    John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
    03 Febrero 2011
    Article

    After decades of chemicals, farmers in the Philippines are seeing the benefits of organic farming. But what convinced them to make the switch in the first place?

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    Waste and capitalism

    Susan George
    17 Enero 2011
    Article

    How the current economic model wastes people, communities, resources and money.

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

    Walden Bello
    03 Enero 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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    The impact of free trade on the financial crisis … and vice versa

    • Myriam vander Stichele
    25 Noviembre 2010
    Paper

    Behind the currency wars and the worsening global economic crisis lies a largely unquestioned free trade model that both contributed to the crisis and, without radical reform, is a major obstacle to overcoming it.

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    Binational Conference on Border Issues

    01 Diciembre 2010 - Evento
  9. Prevailing policy for our times: reward the guilty, punish the innocent

    Susan George
    05 Noviembre 2010
    Article

    After a brief period of destabilisation, self-justification and the occasional mea culpa, the very people and institutions that plunged the world into crisis have re-emerged unscathed, as the fount of truth and all reasonable policy.

  10. Emancipatory transformation and alternative development paths within and from regions of the South

    03 Noviembre 2010
    Article

    Alternative ‘regional’ South-South alliances and strategies hold out the most promising possibilities for shifting the global balance of power and creating living non-capitalist alternatives

  11. Bankers, bonuses and 'brains'

    aleksej
    28 Octubre 2010
    Article

    As British bankers pocket more than 7 billion pounds in bonuses and the government takes an axe to public spending - business leaders deign to declare themselves worthy, for having 'better brains.'

  12. This is no model for development: the "Neoliberal Games" in India

    Praful Bidwai
    28 Octubre 2010
    Article

    The flawed neoliberal notion behind India's hosting of the Commonwealth Games, that 'development' starts with attracting foreign capital investment - has brought only corruption and the destruction of communities to Dehli.

  13. Norma Rae Would Be Proud

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    28 Octubre 2010
    Article

    While intellectuals debate whether Russia has a civil society, union leaders created an organization independent of government control with thousands of members.

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    Strengthening Regionalism

    28 Octubre 2010
    Paper

    Amongst many other analyses and debates, the more extensive awareness of the active role of the state and of states in the purportedly highly successful 'market economies' in East Asia and South East Asia is bringing discussion of the role of state back into quite mainstream development discourse.

  15. Alternatives to neo-liberal globalisation

    28 Octubre 2010
    Article

    Alternatives to neo-liberal globalisation are needed that not only change people-to-people and South-South relations and situations, but also South-North relations and inter-actions to the benefit of all of humanity and our common planetary home.

  16. The resistible rise of corporate power

    Hilary Wainwright
    20 Octubre 2010
    Article

    The massive concentration and growth of corporate power poses a major threat to what remains of public services, highlighting the ever-deepening crisis of democracy, and the urgent need for people to reclaim the state.

  17. When world recession knocks at the door it's time to change

    Marcos Arruda
    13 Octubre 2010
    Article

    Since economic growth dependent on fossil fuels cannot persist, we must challenge the financial market ideology which continues to take precedence over human well being and the evironment.

  18. Lessons of the Obama Debacle

    Walden Bello
    13 Octubre 2010
    Article

    It's not for lack of alternatives that the Left has struggled to harness the opportunity for change offered by the global financial crisis - but for failing to translate this into a political programme that connects with the everyday struggles of people suffering under neoliberalism.

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    Putting profit before society

    Praful Bidwai
    03 Octubre 2010
    Article

    Mining in India has been significant in contributing to the 45 million people displaced thanks to "development" projects, yet the industry is still not being made to compensate communities for the loss of livelihoods, homes and environmental health.

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