Global Rules

New Economy Transitions Discussion Session

Noel Ortega

Promoting a “New Economy” at the Global Level


This recording is from a strategy session held on February 20, 2013 at the Institute for Policy Studies. It is part of the New Economy Transitions (NET) discussion series (co-sponsored by the New Economy Working Group and the New Economy Network).


K Street Showdown in Washington, DC

Brian Cruikshank, Sarah Anderson, Kevin Shih

On May 17, 2010, more than 1,000 people joined a rally on K Street in Washington, DC, organized by SEIU, AFL-CIO, National Peoples Action, and Jobs with Justice.

The demonstration fed into coordinated actions in many cities around the world that highlighted demands for financial speculation taxes (aka financial transactions taxes).

Featuring interviews with:
Peter Bakvis, International Trade Union Confederation
Ricardo Valadez, Jobs with Justice
Michael Stulman, Africa Action
Janet Redman, Institute for Policy Studies

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Development Redefined: How the Market Met its Match

John Cavanagh and Robin Broad

This book takes readers on a journey through the rise and fall of the one-size-fits-all model of development that richer nations began imposing on poorer ones three decades ago. That model—called the “Washington Consensus” by its backers and “neoliberalism” or “market fundamentalism” by its critics—placed enormous power in markets to solve the problems of the poor.

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