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Los megaproyectos ahondaron la corrupción en Brasil

Mario Osava 08/05/17

No se puede asegurar que la corrupción se hizo más amplia y cuantiosa en el país durante los últimos años, porque no hay datos objetivos de períodos anteriores para poder comparar, según Manoel Galdino, director ejecutivo de Transparencia Brasil. Pero (...)

The Right to Development : 30 Years On

Martin Khor 24/06/16

The Declaration on the Right to Development, adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1986 (as Document 41/128) is 30 years old. It is appropriate to celebrate this anniversary. For the right to development has had great resonance among people all (...)

What the Panama Papers Mean for Global Development

Tharanga Yakupitiyage 13/04/16

The financial secrecy and tax evasion revealed by the Panama Papers has an extraordinary human cost in developing countries and threatens the realisation of the UN’s ambitious Sustainable Development Goals. The ongoing leak — made public by media (...)

The Davos Club

Vijay Prashad 26/01/16

Meet the People Who Gave Us a World in Which 62 People Own as Much as 3.6 Billion. Global elites meet in the remote Swiss town of Davos each year for the World Economic Forum. The conclave began in 1971, but it became an essential destination (...)

Developing Nations Need Hundreds of Billions To Address Climate (...)

Nozipho Mxakato-Diseko 04/12/15

Warming of the climate system is unequivocal. Concentrations of greenhouse gases have increased and as a result the atmosphere and ocean have warmed, the amounts of snow and ice have diminished, sea level has risen, and the impacts are being (...)

Public SDGs or Private GGs ?

Barbara Adams 30/09/15

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) negotiated painstakingly over two years by all UN Member States with thousands of public interest organizations providing their commitment and expertise have been copyrighted. And by whom ? The UN you (...)

Climate Change Is a Crisis We Can Only Solve Together

Naomi Klein 24/06/15

The very idea that we—as atomized individuals—could play a significant part in stabilizing the planet’s climate is objectively nuts. First of all, a huge congratulations to all the graduates—and to the parents who raised you, and the teachers who (...)

Pillar of Neoliberal Thinking is Vacillating

Roberto Savio 23/04/15

This month’s World Economic Outlook released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) only confirms that consequences of the collapse of the financial system, which started six years ago, are serious. And they are accentuated by the aging of the (...)

Banks, Inequality and Citizens

Roberto Savio 27/01/15

Every day we receive striking data on major issues which should create tumult and action, but life goes on as if those data had nothing to do with people’s lives. A good example concerns climate change. We know well that we are running out of (...)

Economics Must Address Wealth and Income Inequality

Joseph Stiglitz, Lynn Parramore 19/12/14

This interview with Joseph Stiglitz is pretty subversive for a talk with a Serious Economist. Stiglitz doesn’t simply talk about the problem of inequality, but the drivers that most mainstream economists choose to ignore, such as the rise of (...)

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