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    Dangerous Weapons

    29 Junio 2012
    Report

    Across the world, citizens and social movements are mounting strong and effective campaigns to fight the environmental and social abuses of transnational corporations.

  2. Obama’s Trip to India: Don’t Rush into a Bilateral Investment Treaty

    Sarah Anderson
    28 Octubre 2010
    Article

    The U.S. and India should not sign a treaty that will only serve the short-term interests of large corporations, and undermine the authority of governments to protect their people from financial crisis.

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    South Africa's official position and role in promoting the WTO

    28 Octubre 2010
    Paper

    South Africa is playing a significant role in supporting and extending the power of the World Trade Organisation, a new system of global government. This not only entails South Africa surrendering its own policy-making rights and space, but also means bargaining away the South African peoples’ democratic rights to determine their country’s internal economic, environmental, social and cultural policies.

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    The WTO Doha round and EPAs in an era of crisis

    23 Septiembre 2010
    Article

    The language contained in agreements being negotiated by the EU through the WTO with their southern counterparts often deliberately diguises real political goals, obscuring the negative economic implications for those countries of the neoliberal agenda.

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    Implications of EPA/FTAs against developmental regional integration in Africa

    22 Septiembre 2010
    Article

    Why the EU's so-called "Economic Partnership Agreements" and free trade policies will have exactly the opposite effect of development on Least Developed Countries' economies.

  6. Power without responsibility? The rise of China and India

    Praful Bidwai
    16 Septiembre 2010

    As the Asia-Europe Summit gets ready to meet in early October, what are the implications of the rising power of Asia for progress on tackling poverty, inequality and climate change?

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    Alternatives to the Current Global Trade System and Regime

    08 Julio 2010
    Article

    The challenges facing policy makers, analysts and activists dedicated to formulating environmentally sound, social and economically sound trade policies demand that we redefine the role and purpose of trade altogether.

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    Putting people before profits: opening speech for EA4

    Susan George
    27 Mayo 2010
    Multi-media

    "The banks are ours!" Public money was used to bail out the banks, and now they are lending back to the public at interest, while governments ignore the social and environmental crises that confront society. It is time to demand real solutions that will work not only for the sake of the economy but for the lives and conditions of people on whom it depends.

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    Russian liberals in their theatre of the absurd

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    11 Mayo 2010
    Article

    Recently invited to an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Boris Kagarlitsky laments the disillusionment of Russian liberals, who think “real capitalism” doesn’t produce crises, while as the crisis deepens, critical voices draw increasing attention among audiences in the West.

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    Alternative Regionalisms News

    06 Diciembre 2008
    Article

    Alternative Regionalisms News (last updated in December 2008).

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    In praise of Susan George

    Edwin Madunagu
    13 Noviembre 2008
    En los medios

    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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    How Badly Can the 'Experts' Ruin the Planet?

    John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
    10 Octubre 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 Septiembre 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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    Dark Victory

    • Walden Bello, Shea Cunningham, Bill Rau
    08 Julio 2008
    Book

    Dark Victory reveals the roots of rising poverty and inequality in the South in a sweeping strategy of global economic rollback unleashed by the US to shore up the North's domination of the international economy and reassert corporate control.

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    Field Guide to the Global Economy

    • John Cavanagh, Sarah Anderson, Thea Lee
    01 Mayo 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.