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Why Trump’s Anti-Globalisation Agenda is Bad for America

April 9, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Americas, On US Election 2016Comments (0)

By Devashish Mitra The Trump administration has been capitalising on the “dark-side of globalisation”. However, Devashish Mitra advances that an anti-globalisation campaign might not be the best for the United States. The article is both a critique to current government direction and a call to salvage America.   Globalisation, in all its forms, is

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India – Crime of the Century – Financial Genocide

January 15, 2017 • FINANCE & BANKING, EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Global Capital Markets, IndiaComments (0)

By Peter Koenig On 8 November, Narendra Modi, the Indian Prime Minister, brutally declared all 500 (US$ 7) and 1,000 rupee-notes invalid. The final goal is speedy global demonetization. Electronic money, instead of cash, allows the hegemon to control the

Unbridled Global Capitalism: People Wake Up! Time is Running Out!

December 21, 2016 • EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st CenturyComments (0)

By Peter Koenig Washington has shown us again on 8 November that they offer only the choice between risking nuclear annihilation of humanity and total corporate privatization of our lives and our live services that we, the people, have created. The latter

Keeping Inequality on a Short Leash: Whose Task?

December 5, 2016 • EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st CenturyComments (0)

By István György Tóth Inequality in general is growing, but recent research shows ups and downs, with considerable cross-country variation. How is the growth of inequality being tackled and whose responsibility is it to handle its consequences?   In

Political Corruption – Them and Us

November 8, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Capitalism in the 21st CenturyComments (0)

By Tunde Olupitan Is it really a wonder that the vast majority of people feel disenfranchised, frustrated and far removed from the system? One wonders if there is a different rule for holders of political office and the rest of us.   This year we have

Social Wealth Funds: A Key Ingredient of a New Alternative Economic Strategy

September 29, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, World DevelopmentComments (1)

By Stewart Lansley  Tackling growing inequality will not succeed without fundamental reform of the current model of corporate capitalism and the “de-concentration” of capital ownership. One of the most powerful tools for achieving such change would be by

TTIP: The Suicide of Nations

September 12, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Editor’s ChoiceComments (2)

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts The TransAtlantic and TransPacific Trade and Investment Partnerships (TTIP and TTP) are trade agreements between the US and the EU conducted behind closed doors, shrouded in mystery. In this article, the author discusses what this

From the “Tragedy of the Commons” to the Tragedy of Enclosures

August 2, 2016 • EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Climate Change & Society, World DevelopmentComments (1)

By Olivier De Schutter and Katharina Pistor If the enclosures movement that swept through England in the 18th century was the general rehearsal, the play has now been staged for over two centuries, and has penetrated deep into all regions of the world:

The Case for the Green State

July 19, 2016 • EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Climate Change & SocietyComments (0)

By William Hawes In this article, the author discusses how green politics can create ecologically sustainable societies that can put an end to the various crises that our world inherits such as violence, poverty and social injustice. You might also like:

Usury in the 21st Century

June 28, 2016 • FINANCE & BANKING, EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Global Capital MarketsComments (1)

By Richard Westra Neoliberal deregulation commencing in the closing decades of the 20th century put into play a global financial system which operates as a reincarnation of ancient usury. You might also like: Trade is Slowing Down: What Does This Imply for