Tag: global economy
Who’s winning and losing the economic war over Ukraine?
The winners are the opportunists and war profiteers, and the losers are the people of Ukraine, working and poor people everywhere, but especially in the Global South, and our fading hopes of halting the climate crisis.
How to survive us
Young people need real information and analysis, survival skills and resources.
1 in 3 of world’s poorest countries spend more on debt...
"Education systems desperately need more and better funding across low- and lower-middle-income countries."
America’s missed climate targets cost global economy $1 trillion, Dublin-based think...
“Someone, somewhere, at some time will eventually pay the price.”
Putting billionaires in their place
Counting up the number of billionaires in a nation can give us a vivid anecdotal sense of how concentrated a nation’s wealth has become.
Why free trade is bad for you (or most of you...
Free trade is simply a euphemism for the corporate capture of international trade.
‘Weapons of math destruction’ are lurking in the global economy
Did the world let an economic crisis go to waste? We may soon find out the hard way.
Why economics must get broader before it gets better
Without significant adjustments, mainstream economics will remain two steps behind changing realities on the ground, and economists will be risking a further loss of credibility and influence.
A turning point for the global economy
The USMCA deal, also known as NAFTA 2.0, is a lot of things. But it is not free trade.
Trump’s trade tariffs, a ‘fool’s errand’ that won’t work and will...
Trump did not have to resort to tariffs. All he needed to do was make it very clear to Chinese leaders that there had to be significant changes made to the trade relationship...