Privatisation & globalisation
Iraq: Warily Moving Ahead on Oil Contracts
The Dirty War Against Clean Coal
A Flower Grows in West Africa
Someday, someone is going to ask me what happened to the United States - wasn’t it once one of the biggest economies in the world? I’ve already got my answer ready - we sold ourselves to other countries for flat-screened tvs and other plastic toys. And weirdest of all, for a long time, we actually thought we got the better of the deal.
A tale of two depressions
The new economy of tomorrow (Jeff Rubin)
Nobelist Daniel Kahneman on Behavioral Economics
Money worries: town prints its own
Obama’s Nobel headache: Paul Krugman
Peak oil and peak capitalism
It would be easier for Americans to get a handle on the financial crisis if they knew what it was about
In Levi factory town in Hungary, promise of globalization fades
Monbiot: Green oil may buy us new deal for environment — but at what price?
Sahel Africans Face Hunger Despite Bumper Harvest
food production or distribution...
In a land of plenty, why do they still go hungry?
A weekly digest from a UK perspective.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb is angry
The REAL maverick: Present economy worse than Depression
Taleb on Black Swans
Prophet of boom and doom
Financial Storm Hits Gulf States
The rise (and fall?) of petro-states
As Dubai skyscrapers keep rising, buyers and developers eye world's financial woes
A digest of peak oil news including:
- A spreading crisis
- Investment in new production
A world in flux: crisis to agency
Guided by an invisible hand
Saving the Working Class with Green-Collar Jobs