Book review: The story of a system in crisis

by Ajit Thamburaj “Going green” increasingly becomes a lifestyle fad for the Indian middle-class. The green Indian  buys FabIndia-kurtas, turns off  the Tata Safari at the signal and switches off the light during Earth Hour. Meanwhile, some environmentalists doubt whether we can simply shop our way out of the ecological crisis. These critics stress the […]

(news) G20: Currency wars crowding out development?

Seoul: As an ongoing currency war overshadows today’s beginning of the first G20 Summit in Seoul, Korea, the US-China currency imbroglio threatens to crowd out development topics such as a “Robin Hood tax” from the agenda. Korea, the first emerging economy to host a G20 summit, tried hard to find a balance between the rich […]