Post Tagged with: "Global Financial Crisis"

Constant Crisis and Political Byzantinism

Constant Crisis and Political Byzantinism

The politics that deals with multifaceted crises was limited to restrictive policies operating behind a rhetoric that one could acknowledge as political Byzantinism.

Interview – Hilton Root

Interview – Hilton Root

Dr Hilton Root talks about his book Dynamics Among Nations, non-Western perspectives on International Political Economy, ‘preventative chaos’ and development models.

For Putin, Confrontation with the West Is About More than Just Geopolitics

For Putin, Confrontation with the West Is About More than Just Geopolitics

The confrontation with the West and the cultivation of a siege mentality at home has been the most effective means left at Putin’s disposal for consolidating his power.

Interview – Thomas Hogan

Interview – Thomas Hogan

Dr Thomas Hogan discusses the effects of banking regulation, lessons learnt from the 2008 global financial crisis and the implications of Trump’s economic policies.

Review – The New Deal: A Global History

Review – The New Deal: A Global History

Patel’s ambitious study demonstrates how the New Deal was part of a global movement aimed at subordinating market economies to the demands of security and stability.

Migration to Russia and the Current Economic Crisis

Migration to Russia and the Current Economic Crisis

The migration ties between Russia and the newly independent states have generally weakened. This is unlikely to bode well for either Russia or the countries in the region

Review – Splinterlands

Review – Splinterlands

Feffer’s novel is a compelling, short and readable account of what may happen to our world when forms of global integration disintegrate and there is no common future.

Review – Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Review – Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

A timely volume that details what we have learned from a long history of attempts to govern sovereign debt, and which is bound to be a reference for debates yet to come.

Review – Scandalous Economics: Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises

Review – Scandalous Economics: Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises

A rich and illuminating volume which adds another dimension to the theme of how the contemporary organization of global finance entrenches and solidifies inequality.

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Interview – David Frum

David Frum discusses the need for a welfare state post 2008-09 economic crisis, left and right populism and the Republican Party’s future for the upcoming 2016 election.

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