Global Commodity Chains and the New Imperialism

By Intan Suwandi, R. Jamil Jonna and John Bellamy Foster (originally posted at Monthly Review), Twenty-first-century capitalist production can no longer be understood as a mere aggregation of national economies, to be analyzed simply in terms of the gross national products (GDPs) of the separate economies and the trade and capital exchanges occurring between them. … More Global Commodity Chains and the New Imperialism

Call for papers on finance & power for Transnational Institute (TNI) State of Power 2019

TNI’s annual State of Power reports have, since their launch in 2012, become a must-see reference point for citizens, activists and academics concerned with understanding the nature of power in our globalised world in order to inform struggles for justice. With a mixture of compelling infographics and insightful essays, State of Power has examined dimensions … More Call for papers on finance & power for Transnational Institute (TNI) State of Power 2019

Minqi Li – China’s political economy and the future of North-South relations

Minqi Li, Professor of Economics at University of Utah, speaks about the political economy of China and the future of global capitalism: – How can the Chinese development model be characterized? – Although economic growth has slowed down, is China still in the position to boost the world economy? – Which are the internal contradictions … More Minqi Li – China’s political economy and the future of North-South relations