Should free movement of capital any longer be sacrosanct when it leads to predatory takeovers and regional inequalities in a globalised economy?
Susanne Wixforth and John Weeks
Susanne Wixforth is head of unit in the Europe and International Department of the German Trade Union Confederation (DGB). She was formerly senior legal and economic adviser on European affairs in the Austrian Chamber of Labour (AK Vienna). John Weeks is co-ordinator of the London-based Progressive Economy Forum and professor emeritus of the School of Oriental and African Studies. He is author of The Debt Delusion: Living within Our Means and Other Fallacies (2019) and Economics of the 1%: How Mainstream Economics Services the Rich, Obscures Reality and Distorts Policy.