Does Money Rule the World?

The role of the financial markets was to provide services to the real economy. This subordinate function has been reversed and the financial sector now dominates the rest of the economy. This has lead to a dramatic growth in finance - which is increasingly detached from the real economy. Yet, if a crisis develops, this hits the real economy and thus also affects jobs and society.

Memorandum: To Have and Have Not

The Heinrich Böll Foundation has organised a dialogue between civil society organisations from traditional resource demanders, resource-rich countries in sub-Saharan Africa, and actors from the emerging economies. The major output is the Memorandum “To Have And Have Not”.