With big powers clashing over trade policies, Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury say developing countries should remain “non-aligned.”
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The Attack on Healthcare as a Human Right
In a world divided by the Cold War, the Almaty declaration of 1978 was a triumph for humanity, write Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram. Then came the 1980s.
COVID-19: Paltry International Support for Global South
Unsurprisingly, this has become a “developing-country pandemic,” write Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram.
COVID-19: Intellectual Property Monopolies Block Vaccine Access
Few people in poor countries will get vaccinated in 2021, making a mockery of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals’ over-arching principle of “leaving no one behind,” the authors say.
COVID-19: Brazil’s Bolsonaro Trumps Trump
The main objective of the Brazilian president’s expanded authority is expected to be the prevention and possible repressions of a social explosion, write Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram.
COVID-19: Vietnam Winning New War Against Invisible Enemy
The World Economic Forum, the Financial Times and others laud Vietnam as a low cost Covid-19 success story to be emulated by poor countries with limited resources, say Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram.
COVID-19: Use Stimulus Packages for Longer Term Progress
Anis Chowdhury says governments should recalibrate their policies for longer-term resilience, sustainability, social cohesion and shared prosperity.
Taking Away the Ladder
Industrialized countries advanced by means that have been impermissible to the developing world, write Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram.