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Drive to war accelerates; Europe: against capital and war; World Social Forum; India: fighting communalism.
France erupts; Italy: Rifondazione turns left; Palestine: Israel’s destructive fury; Argentina: who decides?
bust.com - after the boom; Europe: anti-capitalist conference; Spain: general strike; Latin America on the march.
Asylum or Fortress Europe; 1 year of "war on terrorism"; Asia’s left regroups; Brazil: dangerous bedfellows.
European Social Forum meets; Dossier on the war drive; Imperialism in the 21st century.
European Social Forum; Latin America; Ireland: end of Good Friday.
The renewal of interest in the study of imperialism has changed the debate on globalisation, previously centred exclusively on the critique of neo-liberalism and on the new features of globalisation. A concept developed by the main Marxist theorists of the 20th century - which enjoyed a wide diffusion in the 1970s - has again attracted the attention of analysts because of the aggravation of the social crisis of the Third World, the multiplication of armed conflicts and the deadly competition among countries.-> read article...
In my country, women suffer very much from illiteracy, the super exploitation of their labour power in the workplace and deep-rooted cultural prejudices. They represent 52% of the total population of the country but are excluded from the formal system of employment where they represent less than 10%.-> read article...
Globalisation and Its Discontents - Joseph Stiglitz (New York and London: WW Norton & Company, 2002)
It is a remarkable development indeed when an economist of Joseph Stiglitz’s stature proclaims that in many ways the critics of neo-liberalism have a deeper understanding of the global economy than elite policy makers-> read article...