Wednesday, 22 January , 2020

globalization

The Halt In Global Trade Growth And The Rise Of Neo-Mercantilism

The process of globalization is in retreat. The latest victim of the global economic slowdown is international trade: after tumultuous growth in the last 26 years, disrupted only temporarily by the financial crisis of 2008-2009, the estimated volume of goods and services traded globally has been stalled for more than 18 months around $13 trillion. So

Nick Xenophon says PM must listen to voter disquiet over globalisation

ick Xenophon says the Turnbull government is fundamentally misguided if it believes a concerted public advocacy effort can turn around a broad-based electoral backlash against globalisation and free trade.

National sovereignty: for what purpose? By Samir Amin

The defence of national sovereignty, like its critique, leads to serious misunderstandings once one detaches it from the social class content of the the strategy in which it is embedded. The leading social bloc in capitalist societies always conceives sovereignty as a necessary instrument for the promotion of its own interests based on both capitalist exploitation of labour and the consolidation of its international positions.

How the TTIP Could Make Ethical Meat Harder to Find

TTIP provisions would increase large corporations’ ability to control market standards, including those for meat, explains Shefali. This is in part because the trade agreement negotiations are closed to many, including U.S. Congressional representatives as well as lawmakers working at the state level.

LE BREXIT ET L’IMPLOSION DE L’UNION EUROPEENNE, PAR SAMIR AMIN

La défense de la souveraineté nationale, comme sa critique, donne lieu à de graves malentendus dès lors qu’on la détache du contenu social de classe de la stratégie dans laquelle elle s’inscrit. Le bloc social dirigeant dans les sociétés capitalistes conçoit toujours la souveraineté comme un instrument nécessaire pour la promotion de ses propres intérêt

How Far Will International Economic Integration Go?

Journal of Economic Peispectives—Volume 14, Number 1—Winter 2000—Pages 177-186 Dani Rodrik In a famous passage from The Economic Consequences of the Peace, Keynes (1920) I drew...

Globalization, unemployment and the imperatives of humanism

By Maurice Allais : Nobel Prize in economics Speech given at the UNESCO April 10th 1999 During the last fifty years, all the research I have...

Russian Orthodox Church against Liberal globalization, usury, dollar hegemony, and Neocolonialism

The Russian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate has published a draft of the document "Economy in the context of globalization. Orthodox ethical view....

Anybody staying home? “Frexit” after the “Brexit”  

 by David Heikal In all Europe it is becoming more and more obvious that European Union has entered into a deep crisis. Its institutions are...

Can we move towards a multipolar world despite hegemony in the...

by Roberto Quaglia States struggling against imperialism are probably not sufficiently aware of the importance of having non-aligned media. Yet, obviously, Russia Today, Press TV,...