Democratising Globalisation’s Demons (Part 2 of 2)
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Democratising Globalisation’s Demons (Part 2 of 2)

The following paper draws on a comparative analysis of two essays written by Joseph E. Stiglitz: The Future of Global Governance (written in 2004 for a conference in Spain; referred to as the “Barcelona” paper) and Democratizing the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank: Governance and Accountability. Last of two parts. The Limits of Critique Despite his trenchant … Continue reading

Pork and its Alternatives
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Pork and its Alternatives

By C.J. Chanco. First published in A Cynic Meets Hope  In late October, the House of Representatives approved the 2014 General Appropriations Bill (House Bill 2630), which spells out the government’s spending priorities for the next fiscal year [1]: P316.402 billion for education (inclusive of DepEd and SUCs budgets) P97.964 billion for social welfare (inclusive … Continue reading