CFP: Special Issue of Fast Capitalism on NAFTA and Brexit

Fast Capitalism is seeking critical essays for possible inclusion in a special issue onNAFTA and Brexit. The goal is to gather both scholarly essays and political commentariesin time to present careful critical studies of the links between neoliberal trade practicesnegotiated by nation-states, large corporations, international organizations and the populist opposition to such global initiatives in … More CFP: Special Issue of Fast Capitalism on NAFTA and Brexit

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

New Book: Transition Economies – Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe & Former Soviet Union

By Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan. From Routledge: This interdisciplinary study offers a comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, this book explores the continuous economic and social transformation of the post-socialist world. While the future … More New Book: Transition Economies – Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe & Former Soviet Union

John Smith’s Response to David Harvey on Imperialism

By John Smith, When David Harvey says “the historical draining of wealth from East to West for more than two centuries has largely been reversed over the last thirty years,” his readers will reasonably assume that he refers to a defining feature of imperialism, namely the plunder of living labour and natural wealth in colonies … More John Smith’s Response to David Harvey on Imperialism

New book: When Things Don’t Fall Apart – Global Financial Governance and Developmental Finance in an Age of Productive Incoherence

By Ilene Grabel. From MIT Press: In When Things Don’t Fall Apart, Ilene Grabel challenges the dominant view that the global financial crisis had little effect on global financial governance and developmental finance. Most observers discount all but grand, systemic ruptures in institutions and policy. Grabel argues instead that the global crisis induced inconsistent and ad … More New book: When Things Don’t Fall Apart – Global Financial Governance and Developmental Finance in an Age of Productive Incoherence