Postcard from Mumbai

Postcard from Mumbai

Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is one of many reminders that the modern economy has not transcended the realities of undercompensated manual toil.

Saul Landau Film Series: We Don’t Play Golf Here (2007)

Saul Landau Film Series: We Don’t Play Golf Here (2007)

The Landau film for the month of November shows how foreign investment in export factories distort both the culture and environment and how the people of Tepoztlan, Mexico confronted federal troops to stop such injustice.

Exchange Rates and Debt Bondage

Exchange Rates and Debt Bondage

The volatility of exchange rates wouldn’t be nearly as damning were developing nations able to borrow in their own currency.

Occupy Global Africa!

Occupy Global Africa!

Occupy Global Africa!                                                                             
Challenges of a Pan African Vision for the 21st Century

Come to a presentation and discussion with Affiong L. Affiong, Executive Director of the Moyo Pan Afrikan Solidarity Centre based in Accra and London. In Washington DC for a national lecture and speaking tour in the USA to rebuilding bridges across the Atlantic, Affiong will address such questions as: What are the challenges of African people today, on the Continent and in the Diaspora? Where is the place of African people in the framework of the new world order? As we celebrate Black History Month in 2012, how do we prepare for the challenges which await us beyond the horizon?

From Davos to Dystopia

From Davos to Dystopia

A new report from the World Economic Forum that tries to make sense of the wave of protest and unrest sweeping the world may signal a new approach to global security in Western capitals.

Globalization & The Mexican Village

Globalization & The Mexican Village

Call’s story, No Word for Welcome, invites readers into the homes, classrooms, storefronts, and fishing boats of the isthmus, as well as the mahogany-paneled high-rise offices of those striving to control the region. With timely and invaluable insights into the development battle, Call shows that the people who have suffered most from economic globalization have some of the clearest ideas about how we can all survive it.