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ITUC/Global Unions Washington Office 5m
In Europe, the crisis was a pretense to increase precarity for workers. As a result the gains of the recovery translated into higher corporate profits and a drop in the labor share of income. Now, even the recognizes there is room for more wage growth
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ITUC/Global Unions Washington Office 5h
Replying to @brettonwoodspr
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Bretton Woods Proj. 9h
Lens: Using Marx as a pejorative to defend the Ease of Doing Business: Analysing the World Bank’s attack on CGD
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ITUC/Global Unions Washington Office Nov 15
What happened to the BRICS bank’s promise to revolutionise development finance?
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ITE Nov 13
¿Es el desdoblamiento una alternativa superadora respecto del actual “cepo cambiario”? Una análisis de nuestros economistas sobre el , y
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ILO Nov 12
Even as many countries get richer, workers are getting a smaller and smaller share of the pie.
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ITUC/Global Unions Washington Office Nov 13
How do countries actually develop? The answer is Industrial policy, not laissez faire. "An economy needs both wings to fly, the state and the market, to create sustained growth."
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Equal Times Nov 13
Mass protests in Latin America against the neoliberal model ➡️
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Charles Kenny Nov 12
Nice piece by on need for pro-labor reforms to ensure globalization works for all.
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ITUC/Global Unions Washington Office Nov 11
The World Bank should focus on financing comprehensive, quality public education systems. A narrow focus on learning poverty (literacy), is an untimely distraction from this systematic need, and would worsen damage from Bank attacks on teachers.
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Daniela Gabor Nov 7
Tunisia is another example of the absurd conditions, repeated over and over again. Four years since the stand by agreement - manufacturing collapsed - investment collapsed
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ITUC Nov 8
Fuelling the 😡 ➡️ the 's rankings promote: 💸 a on 👨🏻‍⚕️ fewer protections for working people 🔎 Read analysis by Leo Baunach (+ follow )
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ITUC/Global Unions Washington Office Nov 6
The has changed its rhetoric but not its policies. For multilateralism to survive the needs to stop promoting the same failed structural adjustment policies of the past.
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Unions4Dev Nov 6
❓❓❓How can transnational corporations be held to account in a world of nation states? A binding United Nations treaty would be an important step as says 👉👉👉
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Joseph E. Stiglitz Nov 4
My latest for My latest for :
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ITUC/Global Unions Washington Office Nov 4
Reducing inequality and poverty are the twin goals of the World Bank, yet it continues to publish Doing Business - an index that promotes a race to the bottom. Why does the Bank still invest in private education and praise predatory microfinance?
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ITUC/Global Unions Washington Office Nov 1
The US also got where it is today using industrial policy. As the failures of "laissez-faire" economics become clearer, "industrial policy is back on the agenda, after having spent decades on the fringes of the policy debate," say researchers.
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Sophie Edwards Oct 31
Catch up on the latest in the accountability debate - Prof. David Hunter from AU wants the DFI to create a 'remedy fund' to compensate harmed communities
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ITUC/Global Unions Washington Office Oct 31
"For-profit schools are not the answer to the challenges in reaching universal education. They exclude the poorest. They increase inequality," says . The should be supporting public education, not for-profit schools. ?
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ITUC/Global Unions Washington Office Oct 28
The program in was a spectacular failure, as seen below. Now that is out, can new IMF director get things right, ask and ?
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