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Behind the London Tower Block Fire Which Left Many Dead, Injured and Displaced

June 21, 2017 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, EuropeComments (0)

By Abayomi Azikiwe People of colour, the working class and poor have been negatively impacted by British economic and housing policy. In this article, the author discusses the recent Grenfell Tower Fire, the unheard complaints of past residents turned victims, and the economic and social implications behind the tragedy.   Authorities in London, England

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Venezuela – Confronting the Neoliberal Propaganda Media Machine

June 19, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Capitalism in the 21st CenturyComments (0)

By Peter Koenig Venezuela is arguably the only true democracy in the western world. In this article, Peter Koenig elaborates on the western world’s “demonisation” of countries that do not conform to the rules of empire, truths hidden by main stream

A Planetisation of Finance: Valuing the Planet as a Going Concern

June 5, 2017 • EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Climate Change & SocietyComments (0)

By Joss Tantram Valuing the planet in economic terms runs the risk of financialising, commodifying and privatising nature. The task in front of us is not to tinker with the methods, but to reverse this concept, moving from the financialisation of the planet

Slavehood 2017

May 10, 2017 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Peter Koenig We thought slavehood has been abolished a long time ago. Peter Koenig begs to disagree as he describes how we live in an oppressive depressive western civilization, which we still call “democracy”. When in the 18th and 19th Century African

New World Disorder – The Next 20 Years: Hope or Despair?

May 5, 2017 • EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st CenturyComments (0)

By Graham Vanbergen There is no doubt that the world is facing a wave of unprecedented uncertainties from political and civil unrest, conflict and terrorism to seemingly never-ending financial turmoil, climate change, the struggle for resources and

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

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