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Europe

August 29, 2016
No nations in the European Union are experiencing a recovery, says economist Heiner Flassbeck

Industries Across the U.S. Are Stealing Wages From Their Lowest Paid Workers

March 19, 2014

Fast food worker Tenesha Green describes how she personally experienced wage theft on the job, while law expert Rebecca Smith explains the significance of the lawsuits against McDonald’s after New York forces McD’s owner to pay half a million dollars to employees for back pay

Argentina & The Emerging Market Crisis

February 28, 2014
James Henry: Facing a surging public deficit, Argentina has devalued its currency in response to the Fed’s tapering of quantitative easing and China’s slowed purchasing of imports

Robert Wade: Hot Money & Cross Border Finance

November 18, 2013
The genesis of a perfect storm of collapse explained by political economist, Robert Wade

Typhoon Haiyan

November 11, 2013
Jose Maria Sison: Evidence shows Filpino government set up ghost non-profits that failed to service its most vulnerable citizens

Honduras

October 21, 2013
Garifuna communities and developers battle over mega-tourism projects Afro-descendant Hondurans are struggling against mega-tourism projects that threaten their way of life. The Garifuna people, who live on the north coast of Honduras, are fighting against the construction of the Los Micos Beach and Golf Resort, a development project featuring 750 acres of beach houses and…

Patrick Bond On The Global Economy

September 18, 2013
Patrick Bond: For a recovery to occur, national governments must assert economy sovereignty

Eurozone Crisis

June 30, 2013
In this two part series, Heiner Flassbeck discusses the unbearable debt imposed on Germany by the Treaty of Versailles after WWI, the subsequent debt forgiveness & restructuring of Germany’s external debt after WWII and Germany’s position today as a European creditor nation June 2013

IMF Admits ‘Notable Failures’ During Greek Bailout

June 11, 2013

John Weeks: IMF admits failure during bailout of Europe; now it should face up to its role in Africa