UNCTAD

Finance Has Become the Dominant Force in Shaping the Global Economy

October 24, 2017

Global inequality, household indebtedness, insufficient investment and stagnant economic recovery are the consequences of the dominance of large financial and corporate bodies in shaping globalization, explains Richard Kozul-Wright, UNCTAD’s chief economist

Palestine

September 15, 2017
A scathing report from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development describes how 50 years of Israeli occupation has prevented economic development in Palestine, and highlights the destructive impact of Israel’s illegal settlements in the West Bank

Reality Asserts Itself - Heiner Flassbeck

July 29, 2014
Mr. Flassbeck, former head of UNCTAD, says current economic policy is heading back to the 1930s, a race to the bottom, they have no solution at all, we will end up again in trade wars or other wars

The US Federal Reserve Is In Uncharted Territory Says Yilmaz Akyuz

October 17, 2013

Global Economist, Yilmaz Akyuz, on the Crisis of Financial Crisis Management.

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