Trade and Extradition

International Economic Law and Policy Blog From the NY Times: In recent months, Mr. Correa?s government has been in Washington, lobbying to retain preferential treatment for some key Ecuadorean products. But that favored status, which means keeping thousands of jobs… Continue Reading

Reinventing Fascism

Editorial by Johan Galtung* – TRANSCEND Media Service The atrocious Second World War left behind lasting damage by lowering our standards for what is marginally acceptable. War is bad; but if it is not nuclear, the limit has not yet… Continue Reading

Let?s pose some tough questions

Suhasini Haidar* – The Hindustan Times Sometimes, history can come full circle across geography. In the same week that the US announced it was going to talk to the Taliban, United States President Barack Obama signed the order authorising the… Continue Reading

After Mandela

Sean Jacobs* ? The Nation I returned home to South Africa a few days before Nelson Mandela was readmitted to hospital. This is the fifth and longest period he has been under observation by doctors since last December, and many… Continue Reading

Profits Without Production

By PAUL KRUGMAN * ? The New York Times One lesson from recent economic troubles has been the usefulness of history. Just as the crisis was unfolding, the Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff ? who unfortunately became famous… Continue Reading


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MDGs Fund Boosts Food Security

By Thalif Deen ROME, Jun 17 2013 (IPS) – Since its founding in 2007 to help developing nations fight poverty, hunger, illiteracy, disease and gender discrimination, the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund (MDG-F) has financed about 130 joint programmes in… Continue Reading