SSFS5 Day 1 – Political and Economic Alternative Paradigms M. P. PARAMESWARAN – Network of Rurban Republics WEN Tiejun – Strategic Transformation of Ecological Civilization and...
Jean Ziegler, conseil des Droits de l'Homme aux Nations Unies, soutient la candidature de Jean-Luc Mélenchon
The persistent unpopularity of France’s socialist leaders is not a national exception attributable to poor employment figures or the renunciation of the left’s main ideas. The US and most other European countries have also witnessed the end of the ideological cycle of the “third way”, personified 20 years ago by Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, Felipe González,
The effects of of globalisation on income distributions in rich countries have been studied extensively. This column takes a different approach by looking at developments in global incomes from 1988 to 2008. Large real income gains have been made by people around the median of the global income distribution and by those in the global top 1%. However, there
Populist opposition to international integration is on the rise in much of continental Europe and has always been the norm in Latin America. The question now is what should be the guiding principles of international economic policy? How should those of us — who believe that the vastly better performance of the global system after the second world war than after the first world war is largely due to more enlightened economic policies — make our case?
The British people who voted in the EU Referendum were armed with only a fraction of the truth they needed to cast their votes. Had they known the full and completely provable truth, then the Brexit vote would have been overwhelming and the unfortunate schisms opening up in our country today would not now be occurring.