Global Vision for Rio+20 and Beyond | by Mukul Sanwal

Global Vision for Rio+20 and Beyond | by Mukul Sanwal

The various mechanisms evolved through global negotiations to deal with shared environmental problems, such as climate change, fall short because they are not located within a larger debate on dealing with human well-being and instead focus only on limiting damage....
The new scramble for Africa | by Conn Hallinan

The new scramble for Africa | by Conn Hallinan

Are we witnessing a new “scramble for Africa?” Conn Hallinan presents his view of the current resource scramble for oil and other energy sources led by the United States, linking it to the war in Libya, rivalry with China and the African Contingency...

Austerity Versus Stimulus | by Prabhat Patnaik

IT is obviously silly to push for austerity in the midst of a recession, not just silly but cruel, since it prolongs the pain of unemployment. The recession is caused by a deficiency of aggregate demand. To overcome it what is necessary is an increase in demand which...

AMANDLA ISSUE 21 | EDITORIAL

AMANDLA ISSUE 21 | EDITORIAL :We face a deepening crisis. Mining, manufacturing and agriculture, key employments sectors of the South African economy, have declined dramatically, almost certainly condemning many more thousands of people to the unemployment scrapheap....