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Greta Thunberg – And the Importance of Climate Protests

Greta Thunberg hopes to join climate protests during London visit Swedish 16-year-old, who is taking campaign to parliament, keen to be part of Extinction Rebellion action Jonathan Watts Fri 19 Apr 2019   Greta Thunberg has been in Rome this week, … Les meir

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The misconception between Neoliberalism and Capitalism

Neoliberalism: not so bad? by michael roberts I don’t really like the term «neoliberal» because it is used lazily as an alternative to pro-capitalist policies or even to the word «capitalism» itself. In doing so, it causes confusion in explanations about trends … Les meir

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The World Economy on the Edge of Crisis?

From amber to red? by michael roberts Today’s news that the German economy, the powerhouse of Europe, had narrowly avoided a «technical recession» in the second half of 2018 is another red light flashing for the world economy.  In 2018, German real … Les meir

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Yet Another Warning on Climate Crisis from IPCC – But Capitalism don’t Care!

Published on Monday, October 08, 2018 by Common Dreams UN Report: «Rapid, Far-Reaching, and Unprecedented» Global Action Needed to «Prevent Climate Catastrophe» «The climate crisis is here and already impacting the most vulnerable,» notes 350.org’s program director. «Staying under 1.5ºC … Les meir

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The Surveillance World and «1984» Among Us

ALEXEI GOLDSTEIN   THE SURVEILLANCE ECONOMY AND ITS DISCONTENTS July 4, 2018 – socialistworker.org A growing segment of society is alarmed at the rapid spread of surveillance technologies — and a growing number of tech workers agree with them, writes Alexei Goldstein. … Les meir

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BIG (Bandits, Insiders and Grabbers) Crisis, Bankers and the State of Capitalism – II

The Fed’s star-gazing August 26, 2018 US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke at the annual Jackson Hole symposium on Friday.  This annual symposium brings together all the top central bankers in the world who hear papers by mainstream economists on the … Les meir

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BIG (Bandits, Insiders and Grabbers) Crisis, Bankers and the State of Capitalism – I

Crashed: more the how, than the why August 24, 2018 Adam Tooze was in London this week to present his new book, Crashed, How a decade of financial crises changed the world. Tooze is the author of The Deluge and The Wages … Les meir

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