A Different Point of View....: Can the IMF turn over a new leaf and challenge the 1%?

…and will we follow Dutch court & challenge Harper on climate change? Two remarkable developments during the past week that could have a significant impact in many countries have been pretty much ignored in Canada and the United States. First, a major research document published by five top economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ...

A Different Point of View....: Can the IMF turn over a new leaf and challenge the 1%?

…and will we follow Dutch court & challenge Harper on climate change? Two remarkable developments during the past week that could have a significant impact in many countries are worth a lot more attention in Canada and the United States. First, a major research document published by five top economists at the International Monetary Fund ...

The Canadian Progressive: What Paulo Coelho and other global leaders tweeted about at World Economic Forum in Davos

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Jan. 31, 2013: Let’s agree in one point: we can have anything, but we CAN’T have everything #wef — Paulo Coelho (@paulocoelho) January 25, 2013 The tweet by Paulo Coelho, the world-renowned Brazilian author of The Alchemist, was one of the most popular of world leaders’ reflections during last week’s World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, ...

The Canadian Progressive: In 2012, richest 100 billionaires earned enough to end global poverty 4 times over: Oxfam

by Oxfam International | Jan 19, 2013 Leaders must aim to bring down global inequality at least to 1990 levels An explosion in extreme wealth and income is exacerbating inequality and hindering the world’s ability to tackle poverty, Oxfam warned today in a briefing published ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos next week. The ...