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Extreme Inequality Drags South Africa’s Economic Growth

January 27, 2014

Leonce Ndikumana: 47 percent of South Africans live in poor conditions, inevitably leading to a drag on growth in the economy

NAFTA

January 2, 2014
On the 20th anniversary of NAFTA, immigration and labor activist David Bacon says that the trade agreement created Mexican billionaires, kept Mexican workers’ wages flat, destroyed US jobs – and revealed the need for worker solidarity across borders

Vijay Prashad on Trade Rules & Corporate Driven Globalization

August 30, 2013
A four part series with Vijay Prashad who discusses how concentrated economic power, jobless growth and ecological disaster are the result of a rules based global trading system framed by US led advanced country trade representatives and the powerful multinational corporations they back

Behind Mexico's Bloodshed

May 2, 2013
While the media concentrates on energy, trade talks and securing the border, the real issue is Mexico’s descent into a narco-state

Privatizing Europe

March 21, 2013
Nick Buxton: A massive European fire sale is one way finance is using the crisis to entrench neo-liberalism