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The Agribusiness Alliance for a Green Revolution Failed Africa

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 21/10/2021 - 12:55am in

Big Ag's push to sell chemicals and other inputs to developing countries has worked out great for them and badly for Africa.

John Deere Strike: A Union Member Explains How Bad Faith Dealings Produced Today’s Grievances

A backgrounder from TroyIA, a Naked Capitalism reader and John Deere worker, on what drove union members to strike.

Spike in Energy Prices Suggests That Sharp Changes Are Ahead

Gail Tverberg expands her focus beyond energy to provide an analysis of what is going terribly wrong in the world economy

Brexit: David Frost’s Bluster Can’t Wish Away the Northern Ireland Protocol

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 20/10/2021 - 8:09pm in

Many Brexiters see Article 16 as a ‘get out of jail free’ card for the Northern Ireland protocol. Here’s why they’re wrong

Central Asia’s Neoliberal Tragedy

How the post-USSR neoliberal land grab played out in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Needless to say, not pretty.

On the Economic Geography of Climate Change

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 12/10/2021 - 12:55am in

A crucial aspect of human adaptation to climate change is geographic mobility. As a consequence, limitations to mobility will worsen the socioeconomic costs of climate change.

The Supply Chain Crisis: How We Got Here

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/10/2021 - 3:26pm in

On some of the key management practices and fads that produced dependence on extended and revealed-to-be-fragile supply chains.

Mzukisi Qobo: The Old Mantra About Growth Has Reached Exhaustion

A perspective from the Global South on the end game for growth.

The Neverending Brexit: Flailing Johnson Set to Try to Renege on Commitment to Respect Good Friday Agreement

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 08/10/2021 - 9:43pm in

Boris Johnson is expected to eyepoke the EU by reneging on the Norhtern Ireland protocol, presumbly to distract from domestic shortages.

European Investment Scammers Allegedly Laundered Their Money through Scotland

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 07/10/2021 - 8:56pm in

Investigations by European and Ukrainian prosecutors revealed an alleged investment fraud with funds laundered via UK corporate entities

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