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The Anatomy of Populist Economics Today’s populist movements are all following a similar economic prescription, and governments in Hungary, Poland, and the US are giving the world an early dose of what the future may hold. Will voters swallow the...
Flaws in democratic system exposed by triumphalism <!--enpproperty 2017-02-04 08:41:48.0Harvey MorrisFlaws in democratic system exposed by triumphalismdemocratic system government11011501Op-Ed Contributors2@webnews/enpproperty-->Democracy, as Britain's wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill is often quoted as saying, is the worst form of government except for...
New Alliance Between Social Democrats And Right-Wing Populism? By Klaus Krogsbaek and Jan Helbak - Social Europe Is a new alliance between Denmark’s Social Democrats and the right-wing populist Danish People’s Party (DF) on the cards? And, if so, what does this...
Neoliberalism has brought out the worst in us An economic system that rewards psychopathic personality traits has changed our ethics and our personalities The Guardian - Paul Verhaeghe We tend to perceive our identities as stable and largely separate from outside forces....
Understanding the new phase of globalisation Next week is an important one. We begin the week with the World Economic Forum’s annual gathering in Davos--an event that examines the major economic, political, technological, and social issues impacting our world. The...
Russia’s federal banking monitor has launched steps to recover a loan issued in 2014 to the French far-right party, adding to Marine Le Pen’s financial woes as she gears up for looming election battles. Source link
As an epigraph to a recent paper where he describes the irresistible development of a new strand of capitalism based on the unfettered rise of financial markets (Wolf, 2007), Martin Wolf quotes Lionel Jospin’s famously well-balanced sentence “Yes to market economy, no...
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Havana has prioritized foreign investment and private enterprise, slashed state-sector jobs, while seeking closer cooperation with the European Union. Will Cuba’s latest market-based reforms undermine the social gains of the 1959 Revolution?   Read more
After the fall of the Soviet Union, most of the socialist countries tragically fell to the onslaught of Western imperialism. Among the horrific blows dealt to the international communist movement, five socialist states resisted the tide of counterrevolution and,...

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