global recession

Why is China’s Economy Slowing Down?

January 29, 2014

Minqi Li: State funded expansion of infrastructure projects is creating over capacity as wages and domestic consumer demand remains low

Documentary Exposes US Role in Iraq Sectarian Conflict

March 13, 2013

The full documentary can be viewed on the Guardian web site. James Steele: America’s mystery man in Iraq – video

Who Benefits from Austerity?

March 10, 2013
Bob Pollin fields the question: are the very rich hunkering down for a long recession and to protect their assets, are more concerned about debt than high unemployment

State of the Working Woman

March 8, 2013

Jenny Ahn: Unionized women workers do better than unorganized; All working women need access to universal daycare

Reining in Finance and the Struggle Over UN Agency's Mandate

September 23, 2012
Pt 2. Heiner Flassbeck [Director of the Division on Globalization and Development Strategies of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development]: Governments must  intervene with policy that pushes wages up in line with productivity or global recession will deepen

Economic Collapse, Economic Change

October 17, 2011
John A. Miller: Government spending is necessary to spark economic growth, increase jobs and wages