The people’s voice

Take a closer look behind the flowery language, and it reveals that corporate influence on the G20 discourse entails considerable risks and side-effects. It's time to counter the imbalances in G20 policies, and the double standards in its openness towards business and civil society - for which substantial reforms are...
Today, a new value regime is being born, one that is not based on surplus value created in the market through capital and labour, but through contributions that are recognized as such by ‘sovereign value communities’. The question is: how can we, ourselves, create and control the surplus value that we create through...
Despite billions spent in official aid to fight poverty, the number of poor people in the world is not diminishing. And Latin America remains the most unequal region in the world, writes Carlos March for openDemocracy. Inequality is the worst kind of poverty, because inequality is precisely what causes it. Measuring...