RT @DrTedros
Ending the pandemic is not a matter of chance, it’s a matter of choice.

RT @MatthewMartinUK
@Jayati1609 crucial article. Has anyone worked out how much this will push up numbers of people going without food or in extreme poverty ? socialeurope.eu/the-price-incr

Serves me right for bragging about 2/6....
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RT @ProSyn
Rich-country governments could do much more to make agricultural commodities less expensive, argues @Jayati1609.

The biggest surge in billionaire wealth since records began.

A new billionaire created every 26 hours this pandemic. While Covid19 has left 99% of humanity worse-off.

New @Oxfam inequality report out today. Deep breath. Its chilling.

A 🧵


RT @NobelPrize
When Elinor Ostrom applied for a PhD in economics she was turned away - her subsequent doctorate is in political sciences.

Despite this, in 2009, Ostrom became the first woman to be awarded the prize in economic sciences.

RT @70sBachchan
Mercator projection colonized our minds by shrinking tropics & expanding high latitudes, Africa is really really big edition. twitter.com/rkiplagat/status/1

Sorry, just had to share this! Small pleasures in life 🙂
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RT @drthomasisaac
Why privatise Chandigarh DISCOM with average annual profit of nearly Rs 200 cr for an amount equal to 4 years profits ie. Rs 800 cr? DISCOM is effecient with low power loss ratio of 9.5% and low tarrif. What other justification other than promotion of cronies and corruption?

RT @DevEconNetwork
An excerpt from @sensunanda's 23rd Annual Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics plenary lecture that discusses colonial repression and its workings in the contemporary phase of . twitter.com/DivDecEcon/status/

RT @TimothyAWise
Is financial speculation on agric commodities contributing to food price inflation? The Price Increases that Matter for the Poor by Jayati Ghosh @Jayati1609 @IATP @Afsafrica @foodresilience @cadwego @AlanGuebert @OCM_tweets @openmarkets @CSM4CFS @ProSyn prosyn.org/sI73sWg

RT @GDP_Center
. @KevinPGallagher + @UNCTAD's Richard Kozul-Wright outline principles for a new multilateralism in their latest book, calling for a .

Join the webinar discussion on Thurs, Jan 20 ft. @Jayati1609 @Winnie_Byanyima @DanielaGabor: gdpcenter.org/3qpdwkd

Such an insightful piece by the great @WaldenBello - best analysis I have read of the decline of the American empire:
Bin Laden, Trump, and the American Empire

commondreams.org/views/2022/01 via @commondreams

RT @jftaveira1993
.@Jayati1609: "This lethal combination of more expensive food and lower incomes is fueling catastrophic increases in hunger and malnutrition." project-syndicate.org/commenta

RT @seemay
Must read - to make sense of misinformation and abuse on Indian social media, happening with a clear political objective.
An information sphere like this corrupts democracy. twitter.com/thewire_in/status/

RT @shntynthl
The Price Increases that Matter for the Poor by @Jayati1609 @ProSyn prosyn.org/sI73sWg?referral=3e

RT @LuckyGordy
"No piece of art has ever emotionally affected me the way this robot arm piece has. It's programmed to try to contain the hydraulic fluid that’s constantly leaking out and required to keep itself running...

RT @thewire_in
@kaulayush @onosmosis “I am not surprised,” @RanaAyyub who tops this chart, tweeted.

“The most powerful party in India spends its resources on abusing women in order to silence them," said @rohini_sgh.


Thse wonderful pieces by @AparnaKarthi @PARInetwork with fabulous photographs by M. Palani Kumar, will become collectors' items. First salt, now turmeric: learn about fascinating ecosystems of specific crops in India through these terrific stories.

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