Tag Archives: financialization

November 6, 2013

Denkanstöße (Food for Thought)

October 16 was World Food Day, and it probably won’t come as a shock that a number of activist groups chose the occasion to publicly protest in Frankfurt for their causes. It was, however, a pleasant surprise to see an in-depth and balanced article on the [&hellip…

July 31, 2013

Banks and commodity activities

A recent article in the Financial Times takes a hard look at some of the issues related to the commodity-related activities of major banks.  The piece is noteworthy for two reasons. First, it finds that there are some significant flaws in arguments used to support [&hellip…