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Record global stock prices reflect growth of financial parasitism

By Nick Beams
February 27, 2015
World Socialist Web Site

This week has seen global stock prices approach record highs under conditions where the German government took the unprecedented step of issuing bonds at a negative yield. 1,154 more words

Social Justice

Thank heavens! My farmer's miseries have been delayed.

Talk..negotiate..these are among the best things you can do with your brain and tongue. Moreover, its not a pretty sight when a country goes broke.. even that poor farmer tilling land in my native would have felt the repercussions had this deal gone south. 465 more words

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Gold versus Fiat Money: The Global Economy is a Banana Republic

By Bill Holter
February 26, 2015
Global Research

In case you had not noticed, we live in a crazy upside down sort of world.  We could go into the social aspect of this but it would only make our collective blood pressures go up.  1,039 more words

Global Economy

Breaking Out of the Invisible Prison: The Ten-Point Global Paradigm Revolution

By Prof. John McMurtry
February 25, 2015
Socialist Project

As we enter 2015, the global corporate system deepens and spreads in its eco-genocidal effects. But the dots are not joined in their common cause across domains. 4,025 more words

Social Justice

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde: Female Equality Laws Are Good For the Economy

International Monetary Fund Chief Christine Lagarde has some good news for economies in the developing world: in one step, they can boost their GDPs up by up to 30 percent. 219 more words

One fifth of world suicides linked to unemployment

By Barry Mason
February 24, 2015
World Socialist Web Site

Previous studies have shown that there is a correlation between unemployment and suicide. However, data on the direct effect of unemployment on suicide was not so readily available. 823 more words

Social Justice

Financial Warfare, Geopolitics and Macro-Economic Agendas. What Happens Behind the Scenes

By Bill Holter
February 24, 2015
Global Research

So much is happening behind the scenes it’s mindboggling.  This past week we of course ended with “deal or no deal” over Greece.  1,644 more words

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