Category: Global

Dilar Dirik: Challenging privilege: on solidarity and self-reflection

Solidarity fundamentally means to empathize and respect each others’ struggle and to understand ourselves as fighting on the same side

Various Contributors: #NuitDebout calls for global action on May 15

On the day of May 15 we will rise up together for a global day of action

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Greg Grandin:  The Panama Papers Are Only the Beginning

Financial crimes and political conspiracies aren’t discrete events but the essence of neoliberalism

Deirdre Fulton: The Panama Papers: ‘Biggest Leak in History’ Exposes Global Web of Corruption

An unprecedented look at how the world’s rich and powerful, from political leaders to celebrities to criminals, use tax havens to hide their wealth

Emma Tobin: What is the Value of a Woman?

How do we adapt whole cultures and religious interpretations to see how archaic their treatment of 49.6% of the population is?

Robert Hunziker: Fukushima’s 5th Year of Full-Blown Crisis

Wind and solar don’t break the hearts and souls of children and families, but one nuclear accident does

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Jack Rasmus: The Next Global Financial Fault Line

Global Equity Markets In the past year the stock markets in China erupted, contracting by nearly 50% in just three months, after having risen in the preceding year by 130%–truly a ‘bubble event’. That collapse, commencing in June 2015, continues despite efforts to stabilize it. Chinese bankers then injected directly $400 billion to stem the Read more…

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Justin Podur: War Is Still Not the Answer

Antiwar sentiment may mostly have evaporated, but war is as horrible as ever

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Hilary Wainwright: Democracy is dead, long live democracies!

Building a real democracy in the face of corporate and financial power will require a rethinking of power and agency

Rajesh Makwana: A New Era of Global Protest Begins

In line with the steady rise in social unrest over the past decade, it’s likely that we will witness an unprecedented escalation in large-scale citizen protests across the globe in 2016 and beyond.

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