How to Occupy the World

How to Occupy the World

This call for true internationalism challenges the Occupy movement to engage the Global South.

Debate on Globalization: Threat or Opportunity?

Debate on Globalization: Threat or Opportunity?

The IMF’s stated mission is to create and maintain macro-economic stability and to assist countries having solvency issues with their balance of payments. There are those who assert that the IMF is actually a destabilizing force within the global economy, while others believe that the countries themselves are to blame for poor economic choices.  In a provocative contest of perspectives and analysis Rick Rowden, a long time critic of IMF policy will challenge Eugene Nyambal, former Senior Advisor to Executive Director at the Board of Directors of the IMF.

China: The Prince of Denmark

China: The Prince of Denmark

Like Hamlet, Shakespeare’s conflicted Prince of Denmark, China was caught between conflicting currents in Copenhagen. Its failure to manage these challenges, argues columnist Walden Bello, led to its biggest diplomatic debacle in years.

Global Land Grab

With the food crisis still a fresh memory, land-poor countries are staking huge claims to arable land in the Global South.

The Second Shockwave

The global economic crisis is just now hitting the developing world — with devastating effects.