On neocolonialism and the crisis in Puerto Rico

Argeo T. Quiñones-Pérez and Ian J. Seda-Irizarry discuss in this piece the crisis in Puerto Rico. Austerity is being imposed with dire consequences for the population. The Democratic primary, won by Hillary last night, divided the left. Quiñones and Seda suggested that Bernie was the hope of those that wanted to start the process of decolonization. … More On neocolonialism and the crisis in Puerto Rico

Graph/Table of the Week/Global Wealth Inequality

The new issue of the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report (2015) has been published. Below the distribution of global wealth. Nothing changed much since we posted the previous version here. As I commented regarding the previous version, the poor are fundamentally in Africa, India, and Asia-Pacific (mainly Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Vietnam), while the wealthy … More Graph/Table of the Week/Global Wealth Inequality