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Global Weather Disruptions, Food Commodity Prices, and Economic Activity: A Global Warning For Advanced Countries

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 30/08/2021 - 11:55pm in

Examines the macroeconomic effects of global food commodity price increases that are caused by global harvest and weather disruptions, and finds that the decline in economic activity is substantial and greater in advanced than in low-income countries.

Imperialism Then and Now: Capital Relocation, Inequality, Encroachment and Protracted Crisis

On how imperialism enabled exploitation of labor in the global South, and then pressure on worker wages in advanced economies.

Imperialism Then and Now: Drain of Wealth, Depression, The Role of the State and Globalization

Yves here. This is the second section of the GPENewdoc historical series on imperialism and capitalism. You can find Part 1 here. By Lynn Fries. Originally published at GPENewsdocs Prabhat Patnaik explains how the colonial system led to depression. Then, in advanced countries governments stepped in to increase demand and productivity, but how unless the […]

Imperialism Then and Now: Wealth, Unemployment and Insufficient Demand

Prabhat Patnaik on imperialism and capitalism: to accumulate wealth, somewhere demand must be suppressed to provide cheap inputs.

Conspiracy Theories Aside, There Is Something Fishy About the Great Reset

The Great Reset is a planned corporate takeover of global governance that affects our food, our data and our vaccines.

Biden Follows Trump On Foreign Policy

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 14/08/2021 - 7:14pm in

Biden's hawkishness has resulted in his preserving many of Trump's foreign policy positions, or worse, upping the ante on them.

Globalization, Specialization, and the Division of Labour

A new angle on why workers lose out as globalization increases.

I will not let them put Steven Donziger behind bars without raising hellPalast and supporters of the rights lawyer speak at the #FreeDonziger rally in LA

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 08/08/2021 - 12:25am in

This is the first ever case in which we have a corporation acting as a criminal prosecutor — a prosecution that is blatant retaliation for a successful lawsuit against them. This, by itself, is deeply, deeply, dangerous. And if you think I take this personally ... READ MORE

The Tokyo Games Prove That the Olympics Are Less Relevant Than Ever

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 06/08/2021 - 11:55pm in

The Olympics keep getting smaller as they move further from their original ideal and become ever more commercial.

If the Food Supply Chain Collapses Will the Public Finally See Through Brexit?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 04/08/2021 - 11:55pm in

So is a long expected Brexit disaster finally about to happen, now that Brits believe the disruptions are past?