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A man drains water from his house flooded after the passage of Hurricane Dennis in the city of Kigston, Jamaica

Revisiting ‘Development As Freedom’ in a Time of Neo-liberal Hegemony.

By Commentaries/Opinions

By: Tina Renier — Poor economic opportunities and poverty create a ripple effect of other social problems such as crime and violence. A well-renowned Jamaican reggae singer, Bob Marley once sang, “many more will have to suffer… many more will have to die… don’t ask me why”. ‘Natural Mystic’ is not just a grand spectacle of entertainment. ‘Natural Mystic’ symbolically describes a contemporary world that is plagued by war, disease…

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People attend an Anti-Trump demonstration to protest U.S. President's coming to the World Economic Forum of Davos, in Geneva.

Davos: Inequality Rocks the Magic Mountain

By News & Current Affairs

A major cause of such inequality is tax havens – which in the current casino atmosphere stand no risk of being regulated. By Pepe Escobar — The so-called globalized elites meet at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year under the specter of extreme turbulence. The WEF Global Risks Report is hardly reassuring. The top five most likely risks for 2018 all range from extreme weather/climate change disturbances to…

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