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Exposing the Davos Class

Exposing the Davos Class
The Transnational Institute has released their third annual State of Power report. Combining a sophisticated analysis of how the principal power-brokers – the “Davos class” – have caused economic, social, and ecological upheaval worldwide. In addition to the essays linked below, they have included attractive, shareable infographics to help you get the word out. Focusing on the complexity of contemporary power relations and how they are ... Read more

“Emerging market bloodbath” as crisis enters new phase

“Emerging market bloodbath” as crisis enters new phase
“An emerging market bloodbath”. That’s how Reuters described the mass sell-off that rattled global financial markets on Thursday and that deepeneddramatically on Friday. Wall Street was down and European markets sank sharply as investors took flight from the periphery on fears that the scaling back of the US Federal Reserve stimulus program, combined with a Chinese growth slowdown, will negatively affect the ability of developing countries ... Read more