The White House and the World
by Nancy Birdsall
Publisher: Center for Global Development 2008
Number of pages: 386
The Center for Global Development has a track record of providing important insights into how the United States can improve global development policy and thereby tackle some of the world's most intractable problems. This book continues that tradition and helps advance our understanding about how the next administration can improve a critical arm of our global engagement.
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by Charles Siegel - Preservation Institute
The author made this book both readable and pro-active. His assessment of the counterproductivity of our economy and consumer society is timely in an era when we must decide how much is enough for ourselves - and for a sustainable planet.
by Lewis Corey - Covici, Friede
The depression which set in after 1929 was the worst economic disaster in American history. It was aggravated by the acute world crisis, a major catastrophe of capitalism. The revival, because of its speculative character, did not lead to recovery.
by Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Uppinder Mehan (eds.) - Michigan Publishing
The book reveals the pervasiveness, destructiveness, and dominance of neoliberalism within American society and culture. The contributors also offer points of resistance to an ideology wherein everything either is for sale or is plundered for profit.
The report highlights the areas in which the global economy experienced systemic failures. UNCTAD examines some of the problems to be tackled immediately because they can only be addressed through recognition of their multilateral dimensions.