Daily Archives: May 10, 2016

China behind polarization in US politics: new study

Actually it’s not China, but rather the choices that western corporations and consumers have made, that have caused the loss of jobs and economic deficits at home. But China is a popular scapegoat. As Trump and Sanders rail against China’s … Continue reading

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World’s most extreme speculative mania ever unraveling in China

Credit derivatives and computerized trading billowed the largest financial bubble in the history of the world between 2005 and 2015.  But investing or productive use of capital this is not.  The bursting of this bubble is also the largest and … Continue reading

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

By trying to force monetary inflation onto naturally deflating prices (thanks to technology) and demand (thanks to demographics and debt weight), policy makers are fighting a counter-productive battle that is wasting time and our finite resources. For a insightful discussion … Continue reading

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Democracy mocked: TTIP farce captured

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) followed a series of trade negotiations carried out mostly in secret between the EU and US resulting in a bi-lateral agreement to reduce regulatory barriers to trade for big business in areas like … Continue reading

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Global tax cheating, a booming business

Tax cheating is one of the few booming global businesses and it is helping to magnify the huge disparity between the very rich and everyone else. This is increasing social instability and widening government deficits worldwide. It is also reducing … Continue reading

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