Washington consensus

Contrary to Popular Belief, IMF Continues to Push Neoliberalism on Countries' Agricultural Policies

Contrary to Popular Belief, IMF Continues to Push Neoliberalism on Countries’ Agricultural Policies

October 7, 2018

Economics Prof. Lawrence King discusses the new PERI report on loan conditionalities that the IMF imposes when it provides loans and that interfere with food production and encroach on the sovereignty of states battling poverty

How the Ecuadorian Economy Grew in a Global Recession

March 24, 2014

Economist Bill Black discusses how the investment in education, healthcare, and infrastructure fueled Ecuador’s economic “miracle”

US Federal Reserve

December 23, 2013
Gerald Epstein: Former Bank of Israel Chief Stanley Fischer will likely become the Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve, but his record shows consistent catering to Wall Street rather than bringing the country to full employment

Patrick Bond On The Global Economy

September 18, 2013
Patrick Bond: Slow growth and inflation are taking a toll in developing countries

Stewart vs Krugman and the Religion of Austerity

January 18, 2013

Bill Black: Obama has options, including the trillion dollar coin, to refuse to negotiate under the gun but he’s taken them off the table; both sides subscribe to the dogma of austerity

Black Report: Craziness on Three Continents

November 19, 2012

Bill Black: Banks try to start a run on the banks in Ecuador