Tag Archives: Global South

Degrowth: closing the global wealth divide

Contradicting the dominant paradigm that economic growth equals development, degrowth theorists argue that serious cutbacks are crucial to protect life on our planet. By Riccardo Mastini Source: ROAR Today, some 4.3 billion people — more than 60 percent of the … Continue reading

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US plotting coups in Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua?

By Stephen Lendman Source: Intrepid Report The US wants all nations worldwide colonized, their resources looted, their people exploited as serfs, including ordinary Americans. Sovereign independent governments everywhere are targeted for regime change—by coups d’état or wars. That’s what imperialism … Continue reading

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OUR NEW, HAPPY LIFE? THE IDEOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT

By Charles Eisenstein Source: Waking Times In George Orwell’s 1984, there is a moment when the Party announces an “increase” in the chocolate ration – from thirty grams to twenty. No one except for the protagonist, Winston, seems to notice that … Continue reading

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The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.org I, Michael Hudson, John Perkins, and a few others have reported the multi-pronged looting of peoples by Western economic institutions, principally the big New York Banks with the aid of the International Monetary Fund … Continue reading

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