Close down the casino economy!
Attac Germany 2009
“Disarm the markets!” When Attac was founded in 1998, this slogan was formulated against the backdrop of the financial crash in East Asia…What is needed are real changes towards another paradigm, where finance is forced to contribute to social justice, economic stability and sustainable development.
The crisis has systemic roots, and hence the structure and the mechanisms of the system, in general, are at stake.
The financial markets constitute the center and the driving force of neo-liberal globalization. The finance sector evolved to dominance over the economy after the introduction of free floating exchange rates between the major currencies in 1973…