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What is the International Labour Conference?

For the first time since much of the world economy was re-organised into global supply chains, the International Labour Organisation will feature a discussion about how that economy should or shouldn’t be regulated in the interests of decent work and social justice www.opendemocracy.net

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Rise of Donald Trump tracks debate over global fascism

Mr. Trump’s campaign has engendered impassioned debate about the nature of his appeal and warnings from critics on the left and the right about the potential rise of fascism in the United States. More strident opponents have likened Mr. Trump to Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini www.nytimes.com

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Neoliberalism: Oversold?

Instead of delivering growth, some neoliberal policies have increased inequality, in turn jeopardizing durable expansion. The increase in inequality engendered by financial openness and austerity might itself undercut growth, the very thing that the neoliberal agenda is intent on boosting www.imf.org