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Wage Shares Fall in the US, Germany and Many Other Countries While Financial Shocks Hit Emerging Economies – Yilmaz Akyuz (2/2)

February 21, 2014

Economist, Yilmaz Akyuz on US & European crisis mismanagement and global imbalances.

Why Is The 2008 Crisis Taking So Long To Resolve? – Yilmaz Akyuz (1/2)

February 19, 2014

Economist Yilmaz Akyuz on how excessive reliance on the US Federal Reserve created more problems than it has solved

Inequality and Instability

February 17, 2014
Policy measures and increased Chinese demand for minerals have respectively led to a narrowing of inequality in Latin America and sub- Saharan Africa, while inequality has risen in the former Soviet countries and Asia

Tapering of Quantitative Easing Is Throwing Emerging Markets into Chaos – And Big Banks Are Getting Richer

February 4, 2014

Despite no real economic recovery, the Fed is winding down quantitative easing, throwing developing countries’ economies into chaos

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

Robert Wade: Hot Money & Cross Border Finance

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

Oil Drilling in the Latin America

October 16, 2013
The failure of this initiative points at an important issue of our times, the necessity to balance civilization’s growth and the well being and preservation of our planet and its biosphere.

The Government is Finally Arresting Wall Street Bankers…For Losing Wall Street’s Money

August 14, 2013

The Dept. of Justice will let JP Morgan’s London Whale off the hook while prosecuting low-level traders.

Obama: Rhetoric or New Direction?

January 21, 2013
Bob Pollin: The President still perpetuates myth there is a fiscal crisis