The irony that Developing South suffers from such extreme heat waves yet has no comprehensive infrastructure for solar & renewable energy. Concentration of "clean" IP technology in a few countries is once again a defining agenda of the current green industrial investment https://twitter.com/pawanjangra1198/status/1528654863735083010
.@Jayati1609 highlights the vicious circle between spiralling wealth & corporate political influence.
"Even in societies increasingly inured to extreme inequality, the latest @Oxfam report has the capacity to shock."
Never in our lifetimes have the rich got richer and poor got poorer at such a dramatic rate
5 mega stats about inequality. out today. by @Oxfam
1⃣ The pandemic creates new billionaire *every 30 hours* — now a million people could fall into extreme poverty *at same rate* in 2022 https://twitter.com/CNN/status/1528594094594850816
There’s more to democracy than holding regular elections. What happens between elections is as important as what happens in elections: Zoya Hasan - The Federal https://thefederal.com/news/decline-is-not-unique-to-congress-centrist-parties-are-losing-ground-globally-zoya-hasan/
The US is now the worst culprit in financial secrecy according to @TaxJusticeNet #FSI2022 launched today. How do we change this? By leading by example: creating comprehensive and transparent asset registries would push other economies to do the same, says @icrict @gabriel_zucman
Who Controls Renewable Energy Technology?
@cpc01 and @Jayati1609
"The power associated with such great wealth, to influence governments to design regulatory and fiscal policies in favour of the rich and large corporations, is one reason why inequalities just keep on increasing" @Jayati1609 @socialeurope https://socialeurope.eu/control-the-vampire-companies
"There is a direct link to the #inflation causing so much havoc across the world, especially among already-poor populations—driven as this is much more by #profiteering by large companies and financial #speculation than by supply shortages" @Jayati1609⬇️
This is important information that explains how the US government confiscation of $7 billion of international reserves belonging to the Central Bank of Afghanistan has accelerated economic crisis and therefore hunger and starvation there. This must be reversed. https://twitter.com/UnfreezeAfghan/status/1527688424550981633
Honoured ti chair the @WHO Council on the Economics of health for All! This video makes me think all academic work should have a 1 min video! https://twitter.com/mazzucatom/status/1528344925611315205
Here's a Q&A I did w Ian Tucker. It's not "too late," but we can no longer reasonably expect the people in charge to do the right thing. We have to make them do the right thing.
Lovely review by @nehmatks of what is clearly a remarkable, must-have book by @seemay.
Hello world. This is where India is. A mentally ill man was beaten to death on ‘suspicion of being Muslim’. You heard that right https://twitter.com/ndtv/status/1527918209336483842
Tornadoes in Germany, extreme heat in Spain. Our climate is so clearly in chaos.
We have to make governments respond, they aren't doing it themselves.
Asking banks and hedge funds to take part in debt cancellation isn't working (and will never work). G7 need to make banks comply through supporting default and passing legislation in the UK and New York https://twitter.com/tim_jones6/status/1527636260516515842
Clear analysis by Himanshu of the Indian's government's unnecessary and damaging flip-flops on wheat exports.