global economics

Apr 5, 2011

Beyond the growth pushers

Janet Newbury
The good news is: growth is not the only economic model, despite what we hear on the daily news. The very exciting news is: a post-growth world is feasible.
Sep 1, 2010
Redeye: Vancouver Cooperative Radio

The G20 and what the media ignored

During the Toronto G20, TV screens portrayed mayhem in the streets while political leaders looked busy and smiled for the cameras. Reasons behind the protests, though, were largely ignored.
May 15, 2010

Understanding the Greek debt crisis

Bankruptcy, massive protests and accusations of corruption have dominated the media's coverage of the Greek economic crisis. Belt-tightening is the proposed solution. Costas Panayotakis disagrees.
Nov 10, 2009

Europe looks ahead

British Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown has come out in favour of a global financial transactions tax.The tax is opposed by the U.S. Treasury, and the Canadian Finance Minister James Flaherty.
Apr 27, 2009

Maritime Trade

Nima Maleki
Ninety per cent of global trade was transported via sea routes in 2006, and has a strategic and commercial dimension.


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