Davos

Beware Proposed E-commerce Rules

February 6, 2019

Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Chakravarthi Raghavan / IPS News. GENEVA and KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 05 (IPS)  – In Davos in late January, several powerful governments and their allies announced their intention to launch new negotiations on e-commerce. Unusually, the intention is to launch the plurilateral negotiations in the World Trade Organization (WTO), an ostensibly multilateral organization,…

Will Trump Really Challenge World Economic Forum’s Neoliberal Agenda?

January 23, 2018

President Trump will attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, days after introducing significant tariffs on Asian imports. However, these tariffs and Trump’s overall economic agenda won’t challenge the world’s elite at Davos, says Prof. Leo Panitch

Turkey in Crisis: Understanding the Erdogan/ Gulen Split

January 13, 2014

TRNN Replay: Baris Karaagac: The events of the past two years has plunged Turkey into crisis, pitting two of the country’s most powerful figures and former allies against each other Turkish PM Erdogan and Islamic preacher Gulen, currently in self-imposed exile in the United States

Davos Still Pushes Failed Global Vision

January 25, 2013

Bill Black reports from Davos that the Global Competitiveness Report pushes countries towards even more deregulation – policies that helped trigger the crisis