U.S. & International Markets
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The Debt Squads: The U.S., The Banks, and Latin America
Branford, Sue; Kucinski, Bernardo
With major banks now writing off a part of their outstanding loans, the debt crisis remains in the news. The problems of a continent struggling, under pressure from IMF programmes, to keep up its repa...
Devastating Crisis Unfolds: Against The Current vol. 132
Bob Brenner, for the ATC editors. The current crisis could well turn out to be the most devastating since the Great Depression. It manifests profound, unresolved problems in the real economy that have...
50 Years of Bretton Woods Institutions: Enough
Kothari, Smitu; Pratap, Vijah; Visvanathan, Shiv
This is an analysis of the IMF and World Bank's policies since its inception 50 years ago, and resistance campaigns towards them.
Forging the Capital Security State: Book Review of Panitch and Gindin's "The Making of Global Capitalism"
"The Making of Global Capitalism" recounts how the United States came to rule and continues as the primary architect, coordinator and essential guarantor of the present empire of capital.
An Introduction: Capital's Global Turbulence
A JOYLESS IRONY of our time is that just as capitalism seemed all-triumphant and the sirens of neoliberalism had declared history to be at an end, the crisis rolling out of Asia has brought the self-r...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade
Ransom suggests that fair, environmentally-conscious trade is not only a viable alternative to unfair free trade, but that it is the way of the future.
The Post MFA Era and the Rise of China, Part 1: Against The Current vol. 125
The Agreement on Textiles and Clothing expired in 2005, ending 30 years of a quota system under the Multi-Fibre Arrangement (MFA). Ending the Agreement signalled the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) p...
Socialist Register 1995: Volume 31: Why Not Capitalism?
Panitch, Leo (ed.)
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The State as Protection Racket: Chapters in the History of Daylight Robbery
The debate about the current global economic "crisis" is obscenely counterintuitive and illogical to the point of incoherence. Who is willing to 'follow the money"? This dictum appears utterly forgott...