Economics

Russian Chamber of Commerce Restructures Committee to Coordinate Russia’s Economic Operations with African Countries

By Kester Kenn Klomegah Largely dictated by the results of the first Russia-Africa summit and the persistent harsh economic sanction by the United States and European Union, Russia is seriously reorganizing towards increasing economic prints in Africa. Russia is, indeed,…

Unite against Washington’s ‘old-fashioned cold war mentality’, Beijing urges Asian nations

By Countercurrents Collective China’s top diplomat has urged neighboring states to guard against Washington’s geopolitical ambitions in Asia and called for regional cooperation to thwart foreign provocations in the South China Sea. Media reports said: Wang Yi, Chinese Foreign Minister,…

Biggest CO2 drop: Real-time data shows Covid-19’s massive impact on global emissions

While the ongoing Corona pandemic continues to threaten millions of lives around the world, the first half of 2020 saw an unprecedented decline in CO2 emissions – larger than during the financial crisis of 2008, the oil crisis of 1979,…

How India’s Leader Modi Is Changing Laws to Help Imperialists Dominate the Country’s Agriculture

Foreign investors and multinational companies have been pushing countries like India to become food-import-dependent and divert land devoted to food grain toward crops that imperialist countries can’t grow. By Prabhat Patnaik The two bills rushed through India’s parliament on September…

Imagine Russia Without Corporate European Businesses. It Takes Two to Tango While Some Prefer Breakdancing

Despite the series of sanctions, corporate European businesses are still highly interested in Russia and Russia recognizes the enormous significance and invaluable contributions of these businesses in its economy. The stark reality is that there are more European businesses in…

Why America’s Economic War on China Is Failing

By Vijay Prashad and John Ross U.S. President Donald Trump—supported by most of the U.S. establishment—deepened the U.S. government’s assault on the Chinese economy. The “trade war” seemed to play well with Trump’s political base, who somehow hoped that an…

Report outlines long road to post-COVID recovery for Latin America and Caribbean

Economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean will be slower than the return to productivity following the subprime mortgage crisis more than a decade ago, the head of the UN’s office for the region, ECLAC, said…

Doughnut Economy for Berlin

With her “Doughnut Economy”, British economist Kate Raworth brings a breath of fresh air into the discussions about sustainable economy. Of all things, she stylizes a greasy, sweet pastry rollas a symbol of doing economy in a sustainable way. According…

Indefinitely Postponed

EU-Africa meetings cancelled: EU falls behind in competition for influence on the African continent. In the competition for influence on the African continent, Berlin and the EU are falling further behind China and other emerging countries. The meeting of the…

German Catholic Workers throw support behind Europe-wide push for unconditional basic income

By: Cameron Doody – In light of the pandemic, “it is more than clear that we need an unconditional basic income in Europe” “In view of the effects of the pandemic measures, it is more than clear that we need an…

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