Economics

26.06.2013

Latin America: New coalition of countries to take on the multinationals

Latin America: New coalition of countries to take on the multinationals

By Martin Khor* | IDN-InDepth NewsReport Leaders of several Latin American countries have set up a new coalition to coordinate actions to face the growing number of international legal suits being taken against governments by transnational companies. A ministerial meeting of 12 countries held in Guayaquil, Ecuador, decided on several… »

25.06.2013

Presentation to the Global Media Forum about new alternative economic forms

Presentation to the Global Media Forum about new alternative economic forms

By David Andersson Gift economies could be very potent and effective organizing tools for creating value. We have many examples of gift economies in our world today, such as community gardens or free/open software, where no money is paid for the creation and maintenance of this resource but instead… »

25.06.2013

Pitfalls and Perils of Politicized Food Insecurity

Pitfalls and Perils of Politicized Food Insecurity

“With food and hunger being basic human issues, there is an urgent need to extensively work at grass root levels like neighborhood and community-based support projects that would help in achieving a hunger free and sustainable world in a short period of time.” By QUREISH RAGHIB Disturbingly provocative as it… »

21.06.2013

Dr. Vandana Shiva: a 1% rule has never lasted it must be 100% participation

Dr. Vandana Shiva: a 1% rule has never lasted it must be 100% participation

As the keynote speaker on the final day of the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, Dr. Vandana Shiva[1], an Indian environmental activist and anti-globalisation campaigner spoke about the values required for a new economic model that respects the planet and all species of life.  Pressenza has transcribed the… »

20.06.2013

“A path to a Just World – people reviving Democracy”. Comments on Noam Chomsky’s speech

“A path to a Just World – people reviving Democracy”. Comments on Noam Chomsky’s speech

In his fascinating and lucid 1h 20min speech to an audience of 2,500 people in the plenary hall on the first day of the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, Chomsky touched on many subjects, among them: the alternative model of the ‘Commons’, false democracy and the issue of weapons in… »

20.06.2013

The Universal Human Nation as the only future that opens possibilities

The Universal Human Nation as the only future that opens possibilities

Presentation by Dr. Guillermo Sullings, Argentine economist and author of the book Beyond Capitalism, Mixed Economics Panel: “Turning a crisis into an opportunity: Humanising the Economy“, at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, Organised by Pressenza, International Press Agency ”We live in a time of crisis. A world in crisis:… »

20.06.2013

Roberto Blueh: Humanizing private enterprise

Roberto Blueh: Humanizing private enterprise

Mr. Blueh was one of the Speakers at the Pressenza Workshop of the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum,. Here we publish his words: “We thank Pressenza news agency for inviting us to participate in this Global Media Forum “The Future of Growth – economic values ​​and… »

13.06.2013

The G8 Summit, lemmings and ostriches

The G8 Summit, lemmings and ostriches

Neither ostriches bury their heads in the sand nor lemmings commit mass suicide, these are popular myths now disproven. But humans do both and nothing like the G8 Summit to exemplify such behaviours. As usual, the G8 will gather shortly after the meeting of the Bilderberg Club, to rubber stamp… »

07.06.2013

The economic Para-State in its yearly show of strength. Bilderberg comes to Watford, UK

The economic Para-State in its yearly show of strength. Bilderberg comes to Watford, UK

It may sound like a joke as Watford is not a very glamorous place. But the meeting is taking place in a expensive countryside manor house/hotel, with all the luxury its rich and powerful members are accustomed to. They do this every year, and every year the conspiracy theorists come… »

01.06.2013

United against the Troika

United against the Troika

Who is the Troika? A year ago few knew the answer to this question. We knew it by reference, to its stay in Greece, and it wasn’t good. The Troika was synonymous with austerity, adjustment and cuts, hardship, hunger and unemployment. But it was not until the arrival in Spain… »

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