Economist Dean Baker, co-director of the Centre for Economic and Policy Research, based in Washington DC, explains what the United States could have done to rein in its housing bubble. Some lessons for Malaysia here, I think. The main...
The latest round of secret negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is underway in Utah, USA. The principal beneficiaries are expected to be large corporations. http://youtu.be/LF6XWaiRMcc
The final round of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, which could have far-reaching implicatoins for the various economies in the pact, is due to be held on 20 August in Brunei. And yet, very little is known about...
Find out what happened when owners of Republic Windows and Doors factory shut down the plant and fired its workers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHzE2ZiXZAI The workers decided to organise and successfully claimed back what was due to them and then formed a cooperative...
This is a revealing graph that shows that while US corporate profits (purple) (as a percentage of GDP) are soaring, workers' income (blue) is falling and small business income (green) is also faltering. What is happening in Malaysia? Is...