world economy

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

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.

Taxing Corporate Profits will Force Investment

May 6, 2013
Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: We’re in worse shape now than in 2008 because at least then there was hope governments would face up to the situation

Big Commodity Traders Pocketed $250 Billion Profit

April 15, 2013

Gerald Epstein: New FT investigation says big commodity traders earned more profit than banks or auto

Why Turkey Wants Normalization with Israel

March 25, 2013

Baris Karaagac: Israeli apology is a propaganda victory for Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan; NATO member Turkey needs Israeli alliance to solidify role as regional power broker

Are Toronto Homeless Shelters Overcrowded?

March 18, 2013

City maintains there are enough beds but activists and shelter operators say they are running at over capacity

Will Obama Offer Massive Corporate Tax Cuts to Make "Fiscal Cliff" Deal?

December 4, 2012
James Galbraith: There is no emergency, the best thing for Congress to do is go home and let the new Congress deal with issues next year