Profiting from the carbon offset distraction

Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR: Carbon offset markets allow the rich to emit as financial intermediaries...

WTO finished without TRIPS waiver

Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury KUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY: Quickly enabling greater and more affordable production of and access to...

Carbon tax over-rated

Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR: Addressing global warming requires cutting carbon emissions by almost...

Inflation bogey blocking recovery

Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR: The bogey of inflation has been revived. Dubious pre-pandemic economic...

Better late than never, but act now

Jomo Kwame Sundaram KUALA LUMPUR: The world should now be more aware of likely COVID-19 devastation unless urgently checked. Last week,...

Stop new Washington putsch

Jomo Kwame Sundaram KUALA LUMPUR. As finance ministers and central bank governors gather next week for the IMF-World Bank annual meetings...

Biden disappoints, must do more, not less

Jomo Kwame Sundaram KUALA LUMPUR: US President Biden’s earlier support for a vaccine patent waiver raised hopes for his summit last week....

Progressive Taxation for Our Times

Jomo Kwame Sundaram KUALA LUMPUR: As developing countries struggle to cope with the pandemic, they risk being set back further by...

Food Systems Summit’s scientistic threat

Jomo Kwame Sundaram KUALA LUMPUR: Timely interventions by civil society, including concerned scientists, have prevented many likely...

End vaccine apartheid

Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR: Vaccine costs have pushed many developing countries to the end of the...

Allow least developed countries to develop

Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR. The pandemic is pushing back the world’s poorest countries with the least...

Privatised health services worsen pandemic

Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR: Decades of public health cuts have quietly taken a huge human toll, now...

Beware UN Food Systems Summit Trojan Horse

Jomo Kwame Sundaram KUALA LUMPUR: Undoubtedly, the world needs to reform existing food systems to better serve humanity and sustainable...

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