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Economic Development for Transformative Structural Change (pt 4/4)

Change comes when enough people in a society realize what's going on doesn't work, says co-editor of "The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development" in emphasizing that this landmark volume shows comprehensive alternatives exist but barely get any media coverage
DATE: 2017-08-13 | LENGTH: 15:14

 
  
Economic Development for Transformative Structural Change (pt 3/4)
None of the countries that actually developed did it without planning & social policies are as integral to strategies of economic development as purely economic policies say panelists at book launch for The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development
DATE: 2017-08-12 | LENGTH: 13:40

 
Economic Development for Transformative Structural Change (pt.2/4)
1947 was a year of political ambition, says a panelist for the book launch of The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development in posing the question, "Do we have that same level of ambition in the current crop of international leaders?"
DATE: 2017-08-11 | LENGTH: 13:12

 
Economic Development for Transformative Structural Change: Lack of Alternatives Is Not the Problem (pt 1/4)
Historically all major thinkers about the economy were development economists as they saw the economy going through transformative structural changes and that is what they studied, says co-editor of The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development
DATE: 2017-08-10 | LENGTH: 12:01

 
Data, Algorithms & Artificial Intelligence: Where is AI Innovation Taking Society?
Safeguards need to be put in place so artificial intelligence can be used safely for everybody says Catherine Saez of Intellectual Property Watch reporting on events at the Artificial Intelligence summit hosted at ITU, the UN specialized agency for Information & Communications Technologies
DATE: 2017-07-21 | LENGTH: 09:20

 
Jayati Ghosh On Imperialism in the 21st Century (Pt. 3/3)
New forms of economic territory, including privatized commons, cannot lift capitalism out of the stagnation that it pushed itself into because it has suppressed wage incomes, says renowned economist Jayati Ghosh
DATE: 2017-06-29 | LENGTH: 12:36

 
Jayati Ghosh On Imperialism in the 21st Century (Pt. 2/3)
Large capital, when on its knees, makes concessions to labor. But now, with disproportionate bargaining power under new global forms of capitalist organization, is pushing down the share of wages in national income, says renowned economist Jayati Ghosh
DATE: 2017-06-28 | LENGTH: 13:32

 
Jayati Ghosh On Imperialism in the 21st Century Pt.1/3
Imperialism, explains renowned economist - whether explicit or implicit - is about the struggle to control economic territory such as markets, workers & labor, natural resources and new kinds of markets that are developed
DATE: 2017-06-27 | LENGTH: 15:33

 
UN Panel Strives to Improve Access to Medicines
We are not against intellectual property protection, but we want to see that health prevails when there is a conflict, explains legendary Brazilian Ambassador Celso Amorim in discussing recommendations of the UN High Level Panel on Access to Medicines
DATE: 2017-04-27 | LENGTH: 20:54

 
How to Understand Globalization: Not Nations, But Class
We must adopt a class-based analysis of globalization in order to attack the multilateral system that is producing inequality, advises South Centre Chief Economist Yilmaz Akyuz
DATE: 2017-03-15 | LENGTH: 10:46

 
Urgent Need For Legally Binding Obligations On Transnational Corporations (2/2)
Closing thoughts in our conversation on the need to bring some balance between the the rights and responsibilities of transnational corporations at the international level with Ecuador's Ambassador Espinosa, Chair of the Working Group on UN Human Rights Council Resolution 26/9
DATE: 2017-01-03 | LENGTH: 10:11

 
Urgent Need For Legally Binding Obligations On Transnational Corporations (1/2)
Ecuador's Ambassador to the UN Geneva briefs TRNN on Resolution 26/9, the UN Human Rights Council mandate to elaborate an international legal framework to regulate activities of transnational corporations under binding international human rights law
DATE: 2017-01-02 | LENGTH: 15:27

 
TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade (7/7)
Professor Peter Drahos says a global effort will be needed to keep knowledge in the public domain
DATE: 2016-10-31 | LENGTH: 13:54

 
TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade (6/7)
Professor Peter Drahos says the story of the trade agreement is not just a story of power, it's also a story of clever psychology
DATE: 2016-10-30 | LENGTH: 13:48

 
TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade (5/7)
Professor Peter Drahos explains the TRIPS Agreement gave multinational corporate owners of intellectual property rights a global form of private taxing power
DATE: 2016-10-28 | LENGTH: 13:49

 
TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade (4/7)
The globalization of intellectual property rights will not improve trade, competition, or the livelihood of workers; it leads to underdevelopment, says professor Peter Drahos.
DATE: 2016-10-27 | LENGTH: 12:31

 
TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade (3/7)
Countries like India and Brazil saw early on how excessive monopoly protection due to intellectual property rights would be an impediment to development, says professor Peter Drahos
DATE: 2016-10-26 | LENGTH: 13:09

 
TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade (2/7)
The architects of this trade agreement saw great profit from controlling the building blocks of the biological and digital technologies of the future, says professor Peter Drahos
DATE: 2016-10-24 | LENGTH: 09:28

 
TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade (1/7)
In this 7 part series, Professor Peter Drahos explains how multinationals from US, Europe, and Japan collaborated to create a global platform for multinationals to privatize knowledge
DATE: 2016-10-23 | LENGTH: 13:46

 
TTIP: A Grave Threat to the Domestic & International Order
Independent Expert Alfred de Zayas says activities of investors and transnational corporations not only interfere in the regulatory space of States, but attack the very essence of sovereignty and self-determination
DATE: 2016-07-05 | LENGTH: 12:36

 
World Economic Situation: Serious Difficulties Call For Bold Measures
Dr. Yilmaz Akyuz, Chief Economist of the intergovernmental organization South Centre, says that the 2008 financial crisis may be moving in a third wave that could devastate the Global South
DATE: 2016-03-28 | LENGTH: 16:17

 
Who Benefits From Sovereign Debt Crises? (5/5)
Economist Jayati Ghosh continues her discussion of the 136-nation move to address sovereign debt in the context of global finance
DATE: 2015-11-01 | LENGTH: 12:04

 
Who Benefits From Sovereign Debt Crises? (4/5)
Economist Jayati Ghosh continues her discussion of the 136-nation move to address sovereign debt in the context of global finance
DATE: 2015-10-30 | LENGTH: 09:18

 
Who Benefits From Sovereign Debt Crises? (3/5)
Economist Jayati Ghosh continues her discussion of the 136-nation move to address sovereign debt in the context of global finance
DATE: 2015-10-29 | LENGTH: 08:10

 
Who Benefits From Sovereign Debt Crises? (2/5)
Economist Jayati Ghosh continues her discussion of the 136-nation move to address sovereign debt in the context of global finance
DATE: 2015-10-27 | LENGTH: 11:20

 
Who Benefits From Sovereign Debt Crises? (1/5)
Economist Jayati Ghosh discusses the 136-nation move to address sovereign debt in the context of global finance
DATE: 2015-10-26 | LENGTH: 13:04

 
Nations Exposed To Risky International Debt Financing, Why & What's at Stake? (1/2)
We look into what governments really need to both finance transformative development and to deal with financial and debt crises.
DATE: 2015-07-29 | LENGTH: 11:05

 
How to Use Economics and Not Be Used By Economists (6/6)
Economist Ha-Joon Chang explains the consequences of Neoclassical economics in a world where neoliberal economic policies prevail.
DATE: 2015-05-17

 
How to Use Economics & Not Be Used By Economists (5/6)
Ha-Joon Chang, author of Economics: The User's Guide, explains why we need the insights of Keynesian, Schumpeterian & Behavioralist Schools as alternatives to the Neoclassical approach
DATE: 2015-05-15

 
How to Use Economics & Not Be Used By Economists (4/6)
Economist Ha-Joon Chang explains how alternative approaches to economics can help us understand the whole economy in ways we would miss if only looking through the Neoclassical lens
DATE: 2015-05-13

 
How to Use Economics & Not Be Used By Economists (3/6)
Ha-Joon Chang: You cannot discuss economics without discussing politics; there are always ethical and political judgments you are making when you are doing this supposedly technical, scientific analysis.
DATE: 2015-05-12

 
How To Use Economics & Not Be Used By Economists (2/6)
Economist Ha-Joon Chang says there are political assumptions in any economic theory; what makes Neoclassical economics different is that its proponents will tell you that their analysis is objective, scientific analysis, and therefore you cannot question it.
DATE: 2015-05-11

 
How To Use Economics & Not Be Used by Economists (1/6)
Economist Ha-Joon Chang explains why the school of Neoclassical economics that rose in the 19th/early 20th century - now today's dominant school of economics - decided they wanted to be scientists.
DATE: 2015-05-10

 
Will South America Bring Life to the Bank of the South?
The countries of South America need their alternative to the World Bank to step forward; if not, they will be back in crisis, explains historian and sovereign debt expert Eric Toussaint
DATE: 2014-12-11

 
Who Is in Charge of Development: The Elite or the Majorities? (2/2)
The conclusion of a conversation with UN economist Richard Kozul-Wright on the far-reaching impact of a lecture given by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa on the politics of development
DATE: 2014-11-24

 
Who Is In Charge of Development: The Elite or the Majorities? (1/2)
Part 1 of a conversation with UN economist Richard Kozul-Wright on the far-reaching impact of a lecture on the politics of development given by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa
DATE: 2014-11-21

 
What Is Shaping Global Production and US & EU Trade Policy? - Faizel Ismail (2/3)
An eminent trade negotiator explains the raison d'etre of the global value chain approach to trade and its rise to prominence in the WTO
DATE: 2014-07-23

 
Developing Countries' Commitment to Multilateralism in WTO a Stumbling Block for Lead Firms? - Faizel Ismail (3/3)
An eminent trade negotiator says developed and developing countries need to move away from the global value chains approach to trade to a more sustainable, very different view of production and job creation
DATE: 2014-07-23

 
What is the Doha Round and How Many Livelihoods Hang in the Balance? - Faizel Ismail (1/3)
An eminent trade negotiator explains the global value chain approach to trade and gives a first hand account of negotiating the WTO Doha Development Agenda
DATE: 2014-07-22

 
Antibiotics Are Becoming Ineffective All Over the World
Martin Khor, executive director of South Centre, explains this major threat to global security
DATE: 2014-05-18

 
Piketty: The Market and Private Property Should Be The Slaves of Democracy
TRNN Producer Lynn Fries hosts an extended interview with Thomas Piketty about his widely acclaimed Capital in the 21st Century
DATE: 2014-05-15

 
Has Anglo-American Capitalism Run Out of Steam?
On the 30th anniversary of the UK miners' strike, George Irvin discusses the rise of inequality in Britain and the US since the 1970s
DATE: 2014-03-25

 
Wage Shares Fall in the US, Germany and Many Other Countries While Financial Shocks Hit Emerging Economies - Yilmaz Akyuz (2/2)
Economist, Yilmaz Akyuz on US & European crisis mismanagement and global imbalances.
DATE: 2014-02-21

 
Why Is The 2008 Crisis Taking So Long To Resolve? - Yilmaz Akyuz (1/2)
Economist Yilmaz Akyuz on how excessive reliance on the US Federal Reserve created more problems than it has solved
DATE: 2014-02-19

 
Pope Denounces 'A New Tyranny' of Markets, But Will Trade Ministers at Bali?
C. Raghavan on why 99% of people in both developing & advanced economies including the US & EU, need trade ministers of developing countries to rebut the US-EU led agenda at the 9th WTO Ministerial
DATE: 2013-12-03

 
Hot Money & Cross Border Finance: The Example of Iceland, Part 2. Post Crash to Present Dilemma
Treacherous future still ahead? A look into why the Icelandic government imposed controls over movement of international funds across its borders & its current negotiations to lift those capital controls
DATE: 2013-11-28

 
Hot Money & Cross Border Finance, The Example of Iceland Part 1
The genesis of a perfect storm of collapse explained by political economist, Robert Wade
DATE: 2013-11-18

 
Federal Reserve in Uncharted Territory
Global Economist, Yilmaz Akyuz, on the Crisis of Financial Crisis Management.
DATE: 2013-10-17

 
Trade & Investment Rules Facilitating What, For Whom?
Vijay Prashad: Allowing big firms to enter your country to modernize agriculture is very dangerous because essentially you are losing sovereignty over your food. Part 3 of 4
DATE: 2013-08-29

 
Trade & Investment Rules Facilitating What, for Whom?
Vijay Prashad: People who own things have disproportionate economic power in society. We've made it impossible to create economic power for workers.
DATE: 2013-08-29

 
North South Trade Negotiations: The relationship between trade rules and the operations of multinational corporations
Vijay Prashad: Trade rules should be about closing the gap between current wants and the ability of the planet to sustain or fulfill those wants not about increasing volumes of new wants. This is an ecological nightmare. Part 2 of 4
DATE: 2013-08-26

 
North South Trade Negotiations: The Relationship Between Trade Rules and the Operations of Multinational Corporations
Vijay Prashad: Jobless growth wasn't an accidental product it was indeed how the rules were framed. Part 1 of 4
DATE: 2013-08-25

 
The Paradox of the Creditor Debtor Relationship - Germany the Creditor Nation
Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: Germany is asking debtor countries to repay their debts but at the same time preventing them from doing it
DATE: 2013-06-30

 
The Paradox of the Creditor Debtor Relationship - Germany the Debtor Nation
Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: The debtor has to come back to a situation where they are able to earn money
DATE: 2013-06-26

 
 

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