Some of the world’s biggest banks are now back-tracking on prior climate commitments – climate action isn’t just not moving forwards, it’s going backwards. Bill McKibben is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College and […]
China has established itself as a fully blown competitor to the IMF and World Bank for infrastructure investment worldwide, and in many places has usurped Western lenders. John P. Ruehl is an Australian-American journalist living […]
The relationship between climate breakdown and a dysfunctional finance and insurance system Joao Camargo is a climate activist in grassroots movement Climaximo in Portugal and in the Climate Jobs campaign. He’s an environmental engineer and […]
The poorer countries are demanding an end to a world dominated by the rich—as well they should. Cross-posted from Common Dreams Jeffrey D. Sachs is a University Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable […]
Durand writes in Sidecar about the meaning of the latest crisis of global finance. Read the article HERE.
An overview of where we are up to with the banking crisis, which may have years still to run Michael Roberts is an Economist in the City of London and a prolific blogger. Cross-posted from Michael Roberts’ […]
This is a crisis of the Central Bankers making. To fix it, they must radically shift policy. Richard Murphy is an economic justice campaigner. Professor of Accounting, Sheffield University Management School. Chartered accountant. Co-founder of the […]
Report in CNN on the chaos at Swiss bank Credit Suisse today. Is this the start of a new financial crisis? Read the article HERE.