Containers of Hershey’s chocolate at Oakland dock, value-chains, multinationals, mormon tasters and peasant poverty.
If the state underpins the global dollar, how should we characterize its political economy? Bond vigilantes or managed money?
As American hegemony enters crisis, the significance of the dollar in the global economy is greater than ever before. Remarkable new data and pretty maps too!
Shocking reports from North Nigerian war zone where millions are displaced and famine and disease appear to have killed virtually an entire generation of infants and young children.
Trump’s border wall will be a massive engineering project. For all its perverse nationalism it cannot escape the logic of global capitalism. It will be paid for by American consumers and the main supplier of the raw materials will be Cemex, a globalized Mexican cement corporation.
Whose money is exiting China? Domestic not foreign it turns out. Nice illustration of key point in critique of Streeck.
How the Global Dollar Shortage may be crushing global trade. How money and the real economy connect under conditions of financialization. Brilliance from Kaminska/FT and Shin/BIS.
Extraordinary FT report on how China became a maritime superpower. https://ig.ft.com/sites/china-ports/