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New threat to state’s economic role

Martin Khor Two new trade agreements involving the two economic giants, the United States and European Union, are leading a charge against the role of the state in the economy in developing countries. Attention should be paid to this initiative … Continue reading

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Serious Threat to Asian Economic Model

Martin Khor Many articles and books have been published on the contrast and competition between the present Western and the Asian-style economic models. Western countries are said to have the free-market model based on competition among private firms, with the … Continue reading

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The Damaging Links Between Food, Fuel and Finance: A growing threat to food security

Timothy A. Wise Just when you thought the unhealthy ties between food, fuel, and financial markets couldn’t get more perverse, we get the announcement that Vitol, the world’s largest independent oil trader, is entering the grain-trading business, hiring a team … Continue reading

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