Category: Globalization

Sam Pizzigati: A New Gameplan for Taking Down Privatizers

If current trends “prevail,” all developed nations will show by 2060 “the same level of inequality as currently experienced by the United States”

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Ewan Robertson: BRICS Summit

Venezuela participated in the gathering of the BRICS emerging powers and Latin American regional blocs in Brazil this week

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Jack Rasmus: The U.S. Federal Reserve vs. Emerging Market Economies

The imminent end of QE, and the approaching rise in rates, will have a particularly severe impact on emerging market economies

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Pepe Escobar: BRICS against Washington consensus

The BRICS Development Bank – with an initial US$50 billion in capital – will be not only BRICS-oriented, but invest in infrastructure projects and sustainable development on a global scale

Marty Kaplan: Having a Facebook Account Is to Beg to Be Manipulated

You’re a guinea pig in research studies of how best to target, engage and monetize you

Max Ocean: TPP Will Force ‘Policing’ of Internet Users

Groups slam proposed rules in open letters to negotiators of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement

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Tom Engelhardt: The Empire as Basket Case

Meanwhile, in these years, the corporation itself was let loose to run riot. Long a “person” in the legal world, it became ever more person-like

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Jérôme Roos: Why does Argentina not simply default again?

Constructing authentic economic sovereignty will require a number of sacrifices that — despite a flurry of public statements to the contrary — Argentina’s current government does not appear to be willing or able to make

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Jack Rasmus: Is the Center of the Global Economic Crisis Shifting to Emerging Markets?

A look at how the advanced economies of the USA and Europe are in the process since 2013 of ‘exporting’ their failed economic recoveries to emerging market economies

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Ezequiel Adamovsky: Vulture Funds Against Argentina

The law of predatory capitalism

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