Friday, July 1, 2022

Tag: globalization

Will the coronavirus kill globalization?

The Spanish flu helped herald the collapse of the first wave of modern globalization. A century later, could the coronavirus do the same?

How liberals left the white working class behind

White working-class anger has been simmering for decades, due to globalization, wage stagnation, and the myth of meritocracy.

Sanctions backfire: US is being left behind

At present, the United States is waging an economic World War targeting much of the world economy, including allies who refuse to comply with U.S. mandates.

Power dynamics changing in world order

The U.S. has dominated the world for too long and must learn to become a cooperative partner.

Stiglitz Speaks: Globalization’s Grand Failure, Apple & Bad Trade Deals

Why do so many policymakers in Europe and the United States continue to push globalization, despite the evidence?

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?