Category: Al Jazeera

Oromo nationalism on the rise in Ethiopia

Al Jazeera Michael Woldemariam, College of Arts & Sciences Aslan Hasan, a student belonging to the Oromo ethnic group in Ethiopia, was called either a guilt-ridden terrorist who committed suicide or an innocent victim of brutal state repression, depending on who you listen to… Expert quote: “The recent Oromo protests and the new online activism is […]

What was heresy is now (still far from) endorsed as orthodox at the IMF

Al Jazeera By Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences “What used to be heresy is now endorsed as orthodox,” remarked John Maynard Keynes in 1944 after he helped convince world leaders that the newly established International Monetary Fund (IMF) should have the regulation of international financial flows as a core right… View article

Trade rules should not constrain fixing global finance

Al Jazeera English By Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences Next week the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will consider a proposal by a group of emerging market and developing countries led by Ecuador requesting the WTO members to undertake a discussion on the relationship between recent financial regulatory reforms and global trade rules… View […]