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Archive for the category ‘ECONOMICS’


Is Bitcoin a True Anti-War Currency?
Wendy McElroy | Bitcoin News – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 12th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Runaway Train towards Full Digitization of Money and Labor
Peter Koenig | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 1st, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
If You Don’t Own any Bitcoin, Read This
Adam Taggart | Peak Prosperity – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 18th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Local Currencies
Tad Montgomery | Resilience – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 18th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For
Caroline Winter | Bloomberg – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For)
Financialization and the Destruction of the Real Economy
Charles Hugh Smith – Activist Post
September 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Financialization and the Destruction of the Real Economy)
Venezuela Reports Oil Prices in Chinese Currency, Shunning the ‘Tyranny of the Dollar’
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Venezuela Reports Oil Prices in Chinese Currency, Shunning the ‘Tyranny of the Dollar’)
Clarifying Gandhi: POTUS, Rutherford, and Gandhi on Moral Economics
P.K. Wiilley, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Clarifying Gandhi: POTUS, Rutherford, and Gandhi on Moral Economics)
The Perfect Robbery, the Cashless Society
Samantha King – Activist Post
August 28th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Perfect Robbery, the Cashless Society)
Quantitative Easing for Wealth Redistribution
Jomo Kwame Sundaram – Inter Press Service-IPS
August 28th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Quantitative Easing for Wealth Redistribution)
How Capitalist Banks Are Creating the Next Financial Crisis
Jack Rasmus – teleSUR
August 21st, 2017 ( Comments Off on How Capitalist Banks Are Creating the Next Financial Crisis)
The Surprising Economic Benefits of Peace
Mohib Iqbal and Daniel Hyslop | Vision of Humanity – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 31st, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Surprising Economic Benefits of Peace)
China Seeks to Export Its Green Finance Model to the World
Daniel Gutman – Inter Press Service-IPS
July 31st, 2017 ( Comments Off on China Seeks to Export Its Green Finance Model to the World)
How Economics Became a Religion
John Rapley – The Guardian
July 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How Economics Became a Religion)
Yanis Varoufakis: A New Deal for the 21st Century
Yanis Varoufakis – The New York Times
July 10th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Yanis Varoufakis: A New Deal for the 21st Century)
How Boring Old Pension Funds Might Curb Global Warming
Nick Stockton | Wired – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 22nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on How Boring Old Pension Funds Might Curb Global Warming)
The Delusion of Microfinance
Moin Qazi – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Delusion of Microfinance)
Washington Rules Change, Again
Jomo Kwame Sundaram – Inter Press Service-IPS
February 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Washington Rules Change, Again)
The Global War on Cash
Jeff Desjardins | The Money Project – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 30th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Global War on Cash)
[Obscene, Pornographic] World’s Richest 8–All Men–as Wealthy as Half of Humanity: Oxfam
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 30th, 2017 ( Comments Off on [Obscene, Pornographic] World’s Richest 8–All Men–as Wealthy as Half of Humanity: Oxfam)
An Economy for the 99%
Oxfam - TRANSCEND Media Service
January 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on An Economy for the 99%)
Central Bank Digital Currencies: A Revolution in Banking?
Ellen Brown | Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 19th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Central Bank Digital Currencies: A Revolution in Banking?)
Have Big Banks Gotten Safer?
Natasha Sarin and Lawrence H. Summers | Harvard, Brookings Institution – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 19th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Have Big Banks Gotten Safer?)
The Looming Financial Crisis Nobody Is Talking About, but Should Be
Shaun Bradley | Activist Post – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 8th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Looming Financial Crisis Nobody Is Talking About, but Should Be)
New Panama Papers: Secret Offshore Deals Deprive Africa of Billions in Natural Resource Dollars
Will Fitzgibbon - The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on New Panama Papers: Secret Offshore Deals Deprive Africa of Billions in Natural Resource Dollars)
The Pernicious Myth of Perpetual Economic Growth
Glen Barry – Dissident Voice
May 23rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Pernicious Myth of Perpetual Economic Growth)
The War on Savings: The Panama Papers, Bail-Ins, and the Push to Go Cashless
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The War on Savings: The Panama Papers, Bail-Ins, and the Push to Go Cashless)
For the Love of Money: Wall Street’s Money Addiction
Sam Polk – International New York Times
February 8th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Nonprofits: Beware the Hand That Feeds
Auset Marian Lewis - TeleSur
January 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Nonprofits: Beware the Hand That Feeds)
International Monetary Fund’s Rogues Gallery: Crooks, Rapists and Swindlers
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on International Monetary Fund’s Rogues Gallery: Crooks, Rapists and Swindlers)
Reinventing Banking: From Russia to Iceland to Ecuador
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Reinventing Banking: From Russia to Iceland to Ecuador)
Is GDP Over?
Sam Pizzigati, Institute of Policy Studies – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Is GDP Over?)
A Bank to Rule Them All: Exposing the Bank for International Settlements (Part I)
Devon Douglas-Bowers, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Bank to Rule Them All: Exposing the Bank for International Settlements (Part I))
A Bank to Rule Them All: Exposing the Bank for International Settlements (Part II)
Devon Douglas-Bowers, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Bank to Rule Them All: Exposing the Bank for International Settlements (Part II))
A Bank to Rule Them All: Exposing the Bank for International Settlements (Part III)
Devon Douglas-Bowers, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Bank to Rule Them All: Exposing the Bank for International Settlements (Part III))
Economic Theory and Community Development – An Exercise in Applied Philosophy
Prof. Howard Richards – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Economic Theory and Community Development – An Exercise in Applied Philosophy)
Meet the Secretive Committees That Run the Global Economy
Andrew Gavin Marshall, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Meet the Secretive Committees That Run the Global Economy)
#GlobalGoals? The Truth about Poverty and How to Address It
Rajesh Makwana, Share The World’s Resources – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on #GlobalGoals? The Truth about Poverty and How to Address It)
It’s Not the Chinese Economy That’s on Life Support
Martin Jacques – The Guardian
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on It’s Not the Chinese Economy That’s on Life Support)
Sanctioned Terrorism
Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich – Foreign Policy Journal
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Sanctioned Terrorism)
From Greece to Spain to Britain: National Debt Audits Are Challenging Austerity
Steve Rushton, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 24th, 2015 ( Comments Off on From Greece to Spain to Britain: National Debt Audits Are Challenging Austerity)
Crisis, Emergency Measures and Failure of the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System: The Case of Argentina
Federico Lavopa, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Crisis, Emergency Measures and Failure of the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System: The Case of Argentina)
The Greek Coup: Liquidity as a Weapon of Coercion
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Greek Coup: Liquidity as a Weapon of Coercion)
Death by Debt in Greece: My Response to the German Finance Ministry
Jeffrey Sachs - Süddeutsche Zeitung
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Death by Debt in Greece: My Response to the German Finance Ministry)
EU’s Greek Debt Austerity Plan Rejected by the IMF
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on EU’s Greek Debt Austerity Plan Rejected by the IMF)
JPMorgan Chase Closes at All-Time High – As Financial Crises Sprout Like ‘08
Pam Martens and Russ Martens, Wall Street on Parade – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on JPMorgan Chase Closes at All-Time High – As Financial Crises Sprout Like ‘08)
BRICS Bank’s 1st Loan to Be Issued in Yuan Not Dollars
The BRICS Post – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on BRICS Bank’s 1st Loan to Be Issued in Yuan Not Dollars)
(Français) Chronique de mots pervers : le “capital humain”
Elisabeth Beague, Investig’Action – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on (Français) Chronique de mots pervers : le “capital humain”)
Third Industrial Revolution: In 10 Years, the Cumbersome Great Banks Will Have Disappeared
GEAB-Global Europe Anticipation Bulletin – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Third Industrial Revolution: In 10 Years, the Cumbersome Great Banks Will Have Disappeared)
How Goldman Sachs Profited from the Greek Debt Crisis
Robert B. Reich – The Nation
July 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on How Goldman Sachs Profited from the Greek Debt Crisis)
Grexit or Jubilee? How Greek Debt Can Be Annulled
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Grexit or Jubilee? How Greek Debt Can Be Annulled)
Agency to Enslave Greeks Is Established
Eric Zuesse – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Agency to Enslave Greeks Is Established)
“Guerrilla Warfare against a Hegemonic Power”: The Challenge and Promise of Greece
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on “Guerrilla Warfare against a Hegemonic Power”: The Challenge and Promise of Greece)
Greece Says “NO MORE” to Austerity and Their Global Loan Shark Predators Are Pouting about It
Gary G. Kohls, MD – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Greece Says “NO MORE” to Austerity and Their Global Loan Shark Predators Are Pouting about It)
Who Is to Blame for Greek Crisis? Goldman Sachs Takes Heat
Sputinik News – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Who Is to Blame for Greek Crisis? Goldman Sachs Takes Heat)
Angela Merkel Has a Red and a Yellow Button. One Ends the Crisis. Which Does She Push?
Yanis Varoufakis – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Angela Merkel Has a Red and a Yellow Button. One Ends the Crisis. Which Does She Push?)
Fast-tracking TiSA: Stealth Block to Monetary Reform
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 15th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Fast-tracking TiSA: Stealth Block to Monetary Reform)
Trade Agreements like TISA, TPP and TTIP Will Sideline National Laws, WikiLeaks Says
Hazel Sheffield – The Independent
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Trade Agreements like TISA, TPP and TTIP Will Sideline National Laws, WikiLeaks Says)
WikiLeaks Releases Documents Related to Controversial US Trade Pact
Sam Thielman in New York and Phillip Inman in London – The Guardian
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on WikiLeaks Releases Documents Related to Controversial US Trade Pact)
Why Does Greece Not Simply Default?
Jérôme Roos - TeleSur
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Why Does Greece Not Simply Default?)
Pain versus Gain: Argentina, Greece, and Paul Volcker
Center for Economic and Policy Research – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 4th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Pain versus Gain: Argentina, Greece, and Paul Volcker)
The Harm of Regulatory Disharmony in Global Finance
Howard Davies – Project Syndicate
April 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Harm of Regulatory Disharmony in Global Finance)
Presidents, Bankers, the Neo-Cold War and the World Bank
Nomi Prins – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 30th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Presidents, Bankers, the Neo-Cold War and the World Bank)
China’s Trial-and-Error Economy
Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng – Project Syndicate
March 30th, 2015 ( Comments Off on China’s Trial-and-Error Economy)
Why Europe Defies the US to Join a China-Led Bank
Gabriel Domínguez – Deutsche Welle
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Why Europe Defies the US to Join a China-Led Bank)
Switzerland, Luxembourg Apply for China-Led Infrastructure Bank
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Switzerland, Luxembourg Apply for China-Led Infrastructure Bank)
The “Naturalness” of the Commons
David de Ugarte – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on The “Naturalness” of the Commons)
From Basic Income to Social Dividends: Sharing the Value of Common Resources
Rajesh Makwana, Sharing the World’s Resources – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on From Basic Income to Social Dividends: Sharing the Value of Common Resources)
The ECB’s Noose around Greece: How Central Banks Harness Governments
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The ECB’s Noose around Greece: How Central Banks Harness Governments)
The Time for a New Economics Is at Hand
Julie Matthaei – Al Jazeera America
March 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Time for a New Economics Is at Hand)
UK Snubs US to Join China-Led Asian Bank
The BRICS Post – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on UK Snubs US to Join China-Led Asian Bank)
China’s Mega International Payment System Is Ready, Will Launch This Year – Report
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on China’s Mega International Payment System Is Ready, Will Launch This Year – Report)
Russia Creates Its Own Payment System
Ian Welsh – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Russia Creates Its Own Payment System)
Financial Markets Celebrate European Central Bank Launch of €1 Trillion Quantitative Easing Program
Nick Beams, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Financial Markets Celebrate European Central Bank Launch of €1 Trillion Quantitative Easing Program)
A Population Perspective on the Steady State Economy
Herman Daly – Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy
January 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Population Perspective on the Steady State Economy)
Riyadh’s Oil Play: Why the Kingdom is Keeping Prices Low
Bilal Y. Saab and Robert A. Manning – Foreign Affairs
January 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Riyadh’s Oil Play: Why the Kingdom is Keeping Prices Low)
Financial Market Manipulation Is The New Trend: Can It Continue?
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Financial Market Manipulation Is The New Trend: Can It Continue?)
The Oil Coup – US-Saudi Subterfuge Send Stocks and Credit Reeling
Mike Whitney - CounterPunch
December 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Oil Coup – US-Saudi Subterfuge Send Stocks and Credit Reeling)
Russian Roulette: Taxpayers Could Be on the Hook for Trillions in Oil Derivatives
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Russian Roulette: Taxpayers Could Be on the Hook for Trillions in Oil Derivatives)
New G20 Rules: Cyprus-style Bail-ins to Hit Depositors AND Pensioners
Ellen Brown - TRANSCEND Media Service
December 8th, 2014 ( Comments Off on New G20 Rules: Cyprus-style Bail-ins to Hit Depositors AND Pensioners)
Russia’s Biggest Bank Launches Financing in Chinese Yuan
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 1st, 2014 ( Comments Off on Russia’s Biggest Bank Launches Financing in Chinese Yuan)
Growth: The Destructive, Insatiable God That Can Never Be Appeased
George Monbiot – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Growth: The Destructive, Insatiable God That Can Never Be Appeased)
Russia to Launch Alternative to SWIFT Bank Transaction System in Spring 2015
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 17th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Russia to Launch Alternative to SWIFT Bank Transaction System in Spring 2015)
Class Interests as Economic Theory
Ismael Hossein-Zadeh – CounterPunch
November 17th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Class Interests as Economic Theory)
A Global House Of Cards
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 17th, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
The New Economy versus Today’s Flat Earthers
Eric Zencey – Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy
October 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The New Economy versus Today’s Flat Earthers)
China Just Overtook the US as the World’s Largest Economy
Mike Bird – Business Insider
October 13th, 2014 ( Comments Off on China Just Overtook the US as the World’s Largest Economy)
Massive New Debt Hides Years of Negative GDP Growth in EU and USA
Jon Hellevig – Oriental Review
October 6th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Massive New Debt Hides Years of Negative GDP Growth in EU and USA)
Colonization by Bankruptcy: The High-stakes Chess Match for Argentina
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 1st, 2014 ( Comments Off on Colonization by Bankruptcy: The High-stakes Chess Match for Argentina)
Sanctions & the Dollar: A Fall from Grace?
Conn Hallinan – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 1st, 2014 ( Comments Off on Sanctions & the Dollar: A Fall from Grace?)
Dethrone ‘King Dollar’
Jared Bernsteinaug – The New York Times
September 1st, 2014 ( Comments Off on Dethrone ‘King Dollar’)
Putin Says Russia Should Aim to Sell Energy in Roubles
Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 18th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Putin Says Russia Should Aim to Sell Energy in Roubles)
Cry for Argentina: Fiscal Mismanagement, Odious Debt or Pillage?
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 18th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Cry for Argentina: Fiscal Mismanagement, Odious Debt or Pillage?)
Capital in the Twenty-First Century [e-book]
Thomas Piketty – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 18th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Capital in the Twenty-First Century [e-book])
Russia Sanctions Accelerate Risk to Dollar Dominance
Rachel Evans - Bloomberg
August 11th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Russia Sanctions Accelerate Risk to Dollar Dominance)
The Boomerang Effect: Sanctions on Russia Hit German Economy Hard
Matthias Schepp and Cornelia Schmergal – Der Spiegel
July 28th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Boomerang Effect: Sanctions on Russia Hit German Economy Hard)
Incubating a Non-Dollar Architecture
Akshay Mathur –Indian Council on Global Relations
July 21st, 2014 ( Comments Off on Incubating a Non-Dollar Architecture)
Buddhist Economics: How to Stop Prioritizing Goods Over People and Consumption Over Creative Activity
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 14th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Buddhist Economics: How to Stop Prioritizing Goods Over People and Consumption Over Creative Activity)
NO to Currency Slavery
Michael Hudson – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 14th, 2014 ( Comments Off on NO to Currency Slavery)
China Leads from the Shadows
Felix Imonti – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 9th, 2014 ( Comments Off on China Leads from the Shadows)
$3 Billion for Ukraine to Go Straight to…Russia
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, CNBC – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 17th, 2014 ( Comments Off on $3 Billion for Ukraine to Go Straight to…Russia)
Bitcoin is a Flawed Currency but a Potentially Useful Application for the Eurozone
Yanis Varoufakis – International Policy Digest
February 17th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Bitcoin is a Flawed Currency but a Potentially Useful Application for the Eurozone)
Bitcoin Puzzle: Heads, It’s Excitement. Tails, It’s Anxiety.
Jeff Sommer - CNBC
December 2nd, 2013 ( Comments Off on Bitcoin Puzzle: Heads, It’s Excitement. Tails, It’s Anxiety.)
Is Bitcoin about to Change the World?
Alex Hern – The Guardian
December 2nd, 2013 ( Comments Off on Is Bitcoin about to Change the World?)
Bitcoin Pursues the Mainstream
Nick Wingfield – International Herald Tribune-NYT
November 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Bitcoin Pursues the Mainstream)
Public Banking in Costa Rica: A Remarkable Little-known Model
Ellen Brown – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Public Banking in Costa Rica: A Remarkable Little-known Model)
Global Power Project: Exposing the Institute of International Finance (Part 3) – Central Bankers and the IFF
Andrew Gavin Marshall, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Global Power Project: Exposing the Institute of International Finance (Part 3) – Central Bankers and the IFF)
Britain to Become First Non-Muslim Country to Launch Sharia Bond
Harry Wilson – The Telegraph
November 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Britain to Become First Non-Muslim Country to Launch Sharia Bond)
Man Buys $27 of Bitcoin, Forgets about Them, Finds They’re Now Worth $886k
Samuel Gibbs – The Guardian
November 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Man Buys $27 of Bitcoin, Forgets about Them, Finds They’re Now Worth $886k)
Global Power Project: Exposing the Institute of International Finance (Part 2) – Connecting Josef Ackermann, the IFF, and the Euro Debt Crisis
Andrew Gavin Marshall, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 ( Comments Off on Global Power Project: Exposing the Institute of International Finance (Part 2) – Connecting Josef Ackermann, the IFF, and the Euro Debt Crisis)
Global Power Project: Exposing the Institute of International Finance (Part 1)
Andrew Gavin Marshall, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 14th, 2013 ( 2 Comments »)
What Is Economics Good For?
Alex Rosenberg and Tyler Curtain – The New York Times
September 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on What Is Economics Good For?)
Making the World Safe for Banksters: Syria in the Cross-hairs
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Making the World Safe for Banksters: Syria in the Cross-hairs)
Downsizing Finance: The Mother of All Bubbles
Hazel Henderson – Inter Press Service-IPS
September 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Downsizing Finance: The Mother of All Bubbles)
The Dow Jones Index is the Greatest of All Ponzi Schemes
Wim Grommen (with Lorimer Wilson) – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 26th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
‘Private Money’: Bitcoins Gain Ground in Germany
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 26th, 2013 ( Comments Off on ‘Private Money’: Bitcoins Gain Ground in Germany)
The Confidential Memo at the Heart of the Global Financial Crisis
Greg Palast – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 26th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Confidential Memo at the Heart of the Global Financial Crisis)
Your Portal Into the World of Bitcoin
Weusecoins – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Your Portal Into the World of Bitcoin)
The Bitcoin Boom
Maria Bustillos – The New Yorker
August 19th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Bitcoin Boom)
New York Banking Regulator Targets Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies
Reuters – The Guardian
August 19th, 2013 ( Comments Off on New York Banking Regulator Targets Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies)
Green Light for City-Owned San Francisco Bank
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 5th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Green Light for City-Owned San Francisco Bank)
The Last Mystery of the Financial Crisis
Matt Taibbi – Rolling Stone
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Last Mystery of the Financial Crisis)
(Português) “Nossos Sonhos Não Cabem no Capitalismo”
Fernando Meirelles – Outras Palavras
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Português) “Nossos Sonhos Não Cabem no Capitalismo”)
Pentagon Bracing For Public Dissent over Climate and Energy Shocks
Nafeez Ahmed – The Guardian
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Pentagon Bracing For Public Dissent over Climate and Energy Shocks)
The Terror Con
Robert Scheer - Truthdig
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Terror Con)
Brazil Burning: The Story of an Illusion Gone Sour
Pepe Escobar – Russia Today
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Brazil Burning: The Story of an Illusion Gone Sour)
Obama’s Soft Totalitarianism: Europe Must Protect Itself from America
Jakob Augstein – Der Spiegel
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Obama’s Soft Totalitarianism: Europe Must Protect Itself from America)
The Chimerica Dream: Two Nations, Two Dreams, One Pacific
Pepe Escobar - TomDispatch
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Chimerica Dream: Two Nations, Two Dreams, One Pacific)
Global Power Project, Part 1: Exposing the Transnational Capitalist Class
Andrew Gavin Marshall, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2013 ( 5 Comments »)
(Castellano) Homo Oeconomicus
Enrico Euli – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Castellano) Homo Oeconomicus)
Infographic: The United Kingdom’s Tax Havens – Interactive
Simon Hooper and Ben Willers – Al Jazeera
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Infographic: The United Kingdom’s Tax Havens – Interactive)
How The G8 Joint Statement Should Read
Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey - Pravda
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on How The G8 Joint Statement Should Read)
(A)tom and Kerry Show: It’s All Money, Stupid!
People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
HC Notice to Govt for Withdrawal of Cases against Anti-Nuclear Activists
The Hindu – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on HC Notice to Govt for Withdrawal of Cases against Anti-Nuclear Activists)
Monsanto Refuses to Testify on Genetically Modified Crops in Puerto Rico
Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero – CorpWatch
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Monsanto Refuses to Testify on Genetically Modified Crops in Puerto Rico)
Reinventing Fascism
Johan Galtung
June 24th, 2013 ( 13 Comments »)
Whale-War Fugitive: Q. & A. with Paul Watson
Raffi Khatchadourian – The New Yorker
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Whale-War Fugitive: Q. & A. with Paul Watson)
The Four Companies That Control the 147 Companies That Own Everything
Brendan Coffey - Forbes
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Four Companies That Control the 147 Companies That Own Everything)
Colombia Worries as Troops Join Arab Mercenary Force
UPI – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Colombia Worries as Troops Join Arab Mercenary Force)
(Português) A Verdadeira Agenda e os Interesses da Revista “The Economist”
Dario Pignotti – Carta Maior
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Português) A Verdadeira Agenda e os Interesses da Revista “The Economist”)
Israeli Death Merchants and Palestinian Guinea Pigs
Gilad Atzmon – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Israeli Death Merchants and Palestinian Guinea Pigs)
Africa’s Worst Drought Tied to West’s Pollution
Becky Oskin, LiveScience – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Africa’s Worst Drought Tied to West’s Pollution)
Nicaragua Approves China-Backed Atlantic-To-Pacific Canal
Don Knowland, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Nicaragua Approves China-Backed Atlantic-To-Pacific Canal)
Everything Is Rigged: This Time, It’s Currencies
Matt Taibbi – Rolling Stone
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Everything Is Rigged: This Time, It’s Currencies)
Israel Moving Ahead with 1,000 New Settler Homes
Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Israel Moving Ahead with 1,000 New Settler Homes)
GMO and Monsanto: Glyphosate Weed Killer Found in Human Urine across Europe
Friends of the Earth Europe – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on GMO and Monsanto: Glyphosate Weed Killer Found in Human Urine across Europe)
Gaza: 7th Year of Unlawful Blockade (UN HRC SR Press Release)
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Gaza: 7th Year of Unlawful Blockade (UN HRC SR Press Release))
(Português) FMI Assume Ter Subestimado os “Estragos” Causados pela Austeridade na Grécia
Esquerda – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Português) FMI Assume Ter Subestimado os “Estragos” Causados pela Austeridade na Grécia)
Espionage, Blackmail and Oil—Australian Neo-Colonialism in East Timor
Patrick O’Connor, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 10th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Bilderberg 2013: Welcome to 1984
Charlie Skelton – The Guardian
June 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Bilderberg 2013: Welcome to 1984)
New World Order Secrecy: Who Will Be Attending the Bilderberg Meeting? What Will Be Discussed Behind Closed Doors?
Prof Michel Chossudovsky – Global Reseach
June 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on New World Order Secrecy: Who Will Be Attending the Bilderberg Meeting? What Will Be Discussed Behind Closed Doors?)
IMF Admits: We Failed To Realise the Damage Austerity Would Do to Greece
Larry Elliott, Phillip Inman and Helena Smith in Athens – The Guardian
June 10th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Naomi Klein: ‘Anti-Shock Doctrines’ Show the Way to Resist
Andrea Germanos – Common Dreams
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Saudi Prince Sues Forbes after It Says He’s ‘Only’ Worth $20 Billion
Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
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Humanity Imperiled – The Path to Disaster
Noam Chomsky - TomDispatch
June 10th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
(Português) Alysson Mascaro: Uma Crítica Social do Estado
Carta Maior – TRANSCEND Media Service
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It’s Time to Delist Cuba
Arturo Lopez-Levy – Foreign Policy in Focus
June 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on It’s Time to Delist Cuba)
(Português) Brasil, Mercosul e a Moral Seletiva nos Negócios com Israel
Maren Mantovani – Carta Maior
June 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Português) Brasil, Mercosul e a Moral Seletiva nos Negócios com Israel)
Anonymous Just Leaked a Trove of NSA Documents
Chris Mills, Gizmodo – TRANSCEND Media Service
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Dead Wrong: How Psychiatric Drugs Can Kill Your Child
Citizens Commission on Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
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Top 1% Now Controls 39% of World’s Wealth
Robert Frank, CNBC – TRANSCEND Media Service
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The Week Ahead: Bilderberg 2013 Comes to … the Grove Hotel, Watford-UK
Charlie Skelton - The Guardian
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Week Ahead: Bilderberg 2013 Comes to … the Grove Hotel, Watford-UK)
Nightmare in Portugal
Paul Krugman – The New York Times
June 3rd, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
US Banks Post Record Profits
Nick Barrickman - Global Research
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(Português) “Europa Vive Catástrofe Social e Esquerda Deve Enfrentar Capital Financeiro”
Marco Aurélio Weissheimer – Carta Maior
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Português) “Europa Vive Catástrofe Social e Esquerda Deve Enfrentar Capital Financeiro”)
(Português) Krugman: “O que se está a passar em Portugal é inaceitável”
Pedro Duarte – Economico
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Português) Krugman: “O que se está a passar em Portugal é inaceitável”)
June 6-9: Bilderberg Meeting behind Closed Doors. On the Agenda: Domestic Spying, Diffusing Social Protests, War on Syria and Iran
Stephen Lendman – Global Research
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on June 6-9: Bilderberg Meeting behind Closed Doors. On the Agenda: Domestic Spying, Diffusing Social Protests, War on Syria and Iran)
Media Coverage of the Bilderberg Group Adopts a Tone of Desperation
Orwellwasright's Weblog – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on Media Coverage of the Bilderberg Group Adopts a Tone of Desperation)
The EU Continues Targeting the Civilian Population of Syria with US-Led Sanctions While Scraping the EU Arms Embargo
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on The EU Continues Targeting the Civilian Population of Syria with US-Led Sanctions While Scraping the EU Arms Embargo)
Europe on the Edge of the Abyss
Mario Soares – TerraViva Europe
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(Português) O Auge do Capitalismo de Estado
Eduardo Crespo – Carta Maior
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God, Move Over
Vandana Shiva – The Asian Age
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on God, Move Over)
(Castellano) La Corporación-Estado
Andrei Fúrsov – Forum Mundial de Alternativas
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Castellano) La Corporación-Estado)
Terracide and the Terrarists – Destroying the Planet for Record Profits
Tom Engelhardt - TomDispatch
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Terracide and the Terrarists – Destroying the Planet for Record Profits)
The Capone Moment: Could LIBOR Fracture the International Banking Cartel?
Steve Rushton, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Capone Moment: Could LIBOR Fracture the International Banking Cartel?)
The Pink Tide in Latin America: An Alliance between Local Capital and Socialism?
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya - Global Research
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Pink Tide in Latin America: An Alliance between Local Capital and Socialism?)
A Golden Age?
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on A Golden Age?)
Global Wealth Inequality – What You Never Knew You Never Knew
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Global Wealth Inequality – What You Never Knew You Never Knew)
Brazil to Write Off $900m of African Debt`
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Brazil to Write Off $900m of African Debt`)
Mystery Sponsor of Weapons and Money to Syrian Mercenary “Rebels” Revealed
Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Mystery Sponsor of Weapons and Money to Syrian Mercenary “Rebels” Revealed)
Global Capital and the Nation State
Robert Reich – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Global Capital and the Nation State)
Russia’s Plan for the BRICS to Dismantle the Dollar System
Valentin Mândrăşescu – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Russia’s Plan for the BRICS to Dismantle the Dollar System)
Tyranny of the One Per Cent
Serge Halimi – Le Monde Diplomatique
May 20th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Tyranny of the One Per Cent)
Internet Advocates Say the Trans-Pacific Partnership Is the Biggest Threat Yet to Open Web
Russell Brandom, The Verge – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Internet Advocates Say the Trans-Pacific Partnership Is the Biggest Threat Yet to Open Web)
Ten Years after Invasion, Iraq Continues to Import Oil Products
Global Research News – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Ten Years after Invasion, Iraq Continues to Import Oil Products)
G20 Governments All Agreed to Cyprus-Style Theft of Bank Deposits … In 2010
Colin McKay – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2013 ( Comments Off on G20 Governments All Agreed to Cyprus-Style Theft of Bank Deposits … In 2010)
The Basel Committee and the Global Banking Mafia
Valentin Katasonov – Strategic Culture Foundation
May 20th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Basel Committee and the Global Banking Mafia)
Marx and Lenin as the New Go-To Economists: In the Time between Crises
Rob Urie - CounterPunch
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Mine: Story of a Sacred Mountain
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2013 ( 2 Comments »)
Central Banking with “Other People’s Gold”: A Multi-billion Treasure Trove in Lower Manhattan
Prof Michel Chossudovsky – Global Research
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The Self-Hating State
George Monbiot – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 13th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Self-Hating State)
Elephant Poaching On Rise in Chaos-Hit Central African Republic
Bate Felix, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 13th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Elephant Poaching On Rise in Chaos-Hit Central African Republic)
US Lets Swiss Banks, Accused of Aiding Tax Fraud, Avoid Prosecution with Fines
The Real News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
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The 1 Percent’s Solution
Paul Krugman – The New York Times
May 13th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The 1 Percent’s Solution)
Meanwhile, Manchester United
Johan Galtung, 13 May 2013 - TRANSCEND Media Service
May 13th, 2013 ( 5 Comments »)