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Dear Readers: We offer you an excellent example of how the collaboration of civil society groups at the international level using the web, give life to a thorough job documenting the ravages of austerity policy in Europe. Kind regards, Other… Continue Reading

Talking Troubled Turkey

Paul Krugman – The New York Times O.K., who ordered that? With everything else going on, the last thing we needed was a new economic crisis in a country already racked by political turmoil. True, the direct global spillovers from… Continue Reading

Don?t Undermine the Iran Deal

By CARL M. LEVIN and ANGUS S. KING JR. – The New York Times WASHINGTON ? THERE are only two ways to keep Iran from developing a nuclear weapon: negotiations or military action. Amazingly, after 34 years of mostly diplomatic… Continue Reading

For the Love of Money

By SAM POLK – The New York Times IN my last year on Wall Street my bonus was $3.6 million ? and I was angry because it wasn?t big enough. I was 30 years old, had no children to raise,… Continue Reading

Big Gap Surfaces in Davos

By Ray Smith DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 24 2014 (IPS) – As self-appointed global leaders gather at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos and discuss ?The Reshaping of the World?, a stone?s throw away non-governmental organisations named this year?s winners… Continue Reading

Does Brazil Have the Answer?

Joe Nocera – The New York Times Not long after I got back from my recent trip to Brazil, I called some economists to gain a better understanding of where the country stood economically. To me, Rio de Janeiro felt… Continue Reading