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Rising Incomes, Falling Wages
31 January, 2018, Jayati Ghosh
Changing the unequal economic tendencies brought out in the World Inequality Report 2018 requires changing the politics—not just making governments more accountable to the people, but making people realise that they are being fooled.
Neo-Liberal Capitalism and India's Nationhood'
30 January, 2017, Prabhat Patnaik
The era of neo-liberalism has seen a retrogression when it comes to the material pre-requisites for the nation-building project that had been launched with the anti-colonial struggle.
Neo-Liberal Capitalism and India's Nationhood
30 January, 2017, Prabhat Patnaik
The era of neo-liberalism has seen a retrogression when it comes to the material pre-requisites for the nation-building project that had been launched with the anti-colonial struggle.
The Widening Gap between Rich and Poor
23 January, 2017, Jayati Ghosh
Evidently the problem of inequality has intensified over the last decade or so, and this is largely because of worsening income and asset distribution in the era of globalisation.
Cotton and International Trade: Unfair Prices for the Developing World
05 October, 2003, Ranja Sengupta
In the post WTO era, ever since agriculture was opened up to free global trade, world prices of cotton have witnessed a sharp and steady decline. Despite the avowal to cut protection in agriculture, the post WTO era has not seen any reduction in protection that is being given to farmers in rich developed countries like the US and the European Union.
The 'Cotton Initiative' at the Cancun Ministerial Meet
05 October, 2003, Parthapratim Pal
A prominent feature of the Cancun Ministerial meet was a debate about how high subsidies given to cotton farmers by developed countries is adversely affecting cotton exporters from some West African countries. On the first day of the Cancun Ministerial meet, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali pointed out that as a result of subsidies given to cotton in richer countries, exports of these four West African countries have suffered.
Does The New WTO Drugs Deal Really Benefit Developing Countries?
09 September, 2003,
On 30 August 2003, just before the negotiating teams at the WTO in Geneva went back to their respective countries to prepare for the Ministerial Meeting at Cancun, the deadlock over intellectual property and public health was finally broken.
The Nepad Initiative : Famine and Conquest in Africa
02 July, 2002, C.P. Chandrasekhar
Recent months have witnessed two significant developments in the African continent. One, the re-emergence of food shortages in southern Africa, posing a real threat of famine in the region. Two, the launch of the New Partnership for African Development (Nepad), a programme framed by the joint effort of several African governments.
The Addictions of Drug Companies
09 October, 2001, Jayati Ghosh
A new report on the activities of the multinational drug company Pfizer reiterates the problems with enforcing patent rights in an increasingly concentrated industry.

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