Capitalism

Planned intercontinental trade deals should be reconsidered in the age of escalating violence

World trade is about to see a dramatic change with two huge planned trade deals, which will cover almost 80 percent of the total trade in the world. The planned Trans-Pacific Partnerships (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which will strengthen mainly America's hands in the global trade, should, however, be reconsidered carefully in the age of terror, which is

Saxo Bank’s economist writes about an upcoming crisis

Christopher Dembik, Economist of Saxo Bank, claims that a new crisis is coming and explains it in four points:

• Shortening economic cycle means more frequent crises
• ‘Great Divergence’ model saw China assuming the US’ leadership role
• We have likely reached the limits of adjusting monetary policy
• States have compromised a return to growth due to debt

China: the dead cat bounce?

A few weeks ago, at the height of the panic in the Chinese stock markets, a sour joke was doing the rounds: "Last month, the dog was eating what I eat. Last week, I was eating what the dog eats. This week, I think I'll eat the dog." A lot of people have lost a lot of money.

Montenegro's Main Union to Stage Mayday Protest

Marking International Labour Day in Montenegro on May 1, the Independent Trade Union is urging Montenegrins to dismiss worries about publicly expressing dissatisfaction with government policies and join a mass rally.

Citizens need reminding that "we are all slaves to the neo-liberal economy," the head of the union, Srdja Kekovic, said.

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