After the US seized Venezuelan, Afghan, and Russian assets, China could be next. To preempt any such move, Beijing could sell parts of its US assets to assist poor nations most affected by increasing food [...]
When Assange was offering corporate media sensation and profits he was “their man”. When it comes to defending press freedom in its most elemental form, as in the case of Julian Assange, they are mute. [...]
Once again the World Economic Forum shows that corporate profit is its lodestar. Norbert Haering is a business journalist in Frankfurt am Main Cross-posted from Norbert’s blog Money and more With its “Great Rese2t, the [...]
A lengthy but brilliant piece that ticks off one important box after the other. This is what we should be concerned about. This is what will determine our future. Dean Baker is a Senior Economist [...]
A look at geopolitical aspects that played a role in the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Noam Chomsky is a linguist, philosopher, and political activist. He is the laureate professor of linguistics at the University of [...]
Spain moves inexorably to the right as the leftist government discredits itself slavishly following the EU dictate – still again Paul Kennedy is a political scientist who has published extensively on Spanish politics David Cutts [...]
Jonathon Shafi talks to Ben Wray and James Foley about their forthcoming book ‘Scotland after Britain: The two souls of independence‘ Cross-posted from Conter This is an extract from the Independence Captured newsletter. Jonathon Shafi: Can I start [...]
The EU has agreed a re-packaged Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), but it still locks Europe into fossil fuels for the foreseeable future. Cross-posted from Friends of the Earth Europe Picture from Friends of the Earth [...]
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Economics beyond the Swabian hausfrau
“Economics beyond the Swabian hausfrau” is a series of talks, featuring some of the world's most prominent progressive thinkers. Due to current developments we are now emphasising climate change, once again with some of the leading experts in this field.These talks are presented by BRAVE NEW EUROPE, the Helle Panke Foundation, and with the friendly support of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
In his latest book, economist Michael Hudson pits socialism against finance capitalism and tears apart the ‘dream civilization’ imposed by the 1 percent. By Pepe Escobar, posted with the author’s permission and cross-posted with The Cradle [...]