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Interview – Madison Cartwright

Interview – Madison Cartwright

Madison Cartwright discusses his PhD research, Trump’s trade policies, the EU’s controversial Copyright directive and the advantages of synthesising Marxism and Realism.

Online Resources – The International Monetary Fund

Online Resources – The International Monetary Fund

A brief introduction to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with links and media to explore further.

The Death of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Contradictions of Neoliberalism

The Death of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Contradictions of Neoliberalism

The U.S may consider a complete break, abandoning neoliberalism in favour of a new order which can maintain its leadership and achieve consensus at home.

Interview – Noam Chomsky

Interview – Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky discusses his new documentary Requiem for the American Dream, the basis of support for Sanders and Trump, and the potential to overcome inequality.

Review – The United States and the Global Economy

Review – The United States and the Global Economy

In a thought provoking journey introducing his readers to the global economic structures of the Bretton Words era, Frederick Weaver assesses the sustainability of the current form of globalization.

Global Economic Governance 2.0: From G20 to a Global Economic Council

Global Economic Governance 2.0: From G20 to a Global Economic Council

The G7 states themselves are no more likely to push for a Global Economic Council than turkeys are to vote for Christmas, but that should not stop others from advocating along these lines.

The return of the bancor? Chinese ascendancy and the global monetary system

The return of the bancor? Chinese ascendancy and the global monetary system

The global financial crisis has so far failed to yield a second Bretton Woods agreement, as some had hoped, but recent calls for a new global reserve currency are beginning to excite the minds of politicians, financiers and scholars alike. Taking inspiration from the ‘bancor’ currency proposed by John Maynard Keynes in 1944, the governor of the People’s Bank of China suggested last month that the global monetary system would benefit from revamping the role of the International Monetary Fund’s special drawing rights (SDRs) to create a uniform global reserve currency.

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