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Qatar-VM – kapitalismen på det verste! Qatar-WC – capitalism on it’s worst!

Workers walk toward the construction site of Lusail stadium, which is being built for the 2022 men’s soccer World Cup, during a stadium tour in Doha, Qatar, on Dec. 20, 2019. Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters Qatar-VM viser kapitalismen på noko av … Les meir

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Michael Robert: Ukraine: the invasion of capital

Last week, Ukraine’s foreign private creditors agreed to the country’s request for a two-year freeze on payments on about $20bn of foreign debt.  This would enable Ukraine to avoid defaulting on its overseas borrowings.  Unlike other ‘emerging economies’ in debt … Les meir

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A global recession hurts capitalism

Energy: the recession trigger? There is confusion among mainstream economists and policy-makers on whether the major economies are heading for a recession, or are already in a recession; or will avoid one altogether.  The majority view, at least in the US, … Les meir

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The global economic order and recession

The global solution: private or public? Inflation, risk of global recession, growing inequality and rising debt for the global south, global warming, war – I could go on.  These are the fault-lines exhibited in the world economy in 2022.  What is … Les meir

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2014 – 2021: The seven warmest years on record!

WMO | State of Global Climate 2021 Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into uncharted territory, with far-reaching repercussions for current and future generations. This report finds the past seven years are on … Les meir

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What will happen in world capitalism 2022?

Forecast for 2022 At the beginning of each year, I make an attempt to forecast what will happen in the world economy for the year ahead.  The point of making any forecast at all is often ridiculed.  After all, surely … Les meir

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Just some updates on greed by capitalists in 2021!

Care home company ships profits to Cayman Islands Profits head offshore The Troublemaker – Tue 14 Dec 2021 The private equity owner of HC-One, Britain’s largest care home provider, siphoned £5 million in tax‑free profits to the Cayman Islands while claiming extra ­government support … Les meir

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Significant fall in profitability continues in US-capitalism

The US rate of profit in 2020 Once again, it is time to look at what is happening to the rate of profit on capital in the US.  I do this every year and the official US data are now available … Les meir

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Where will China go? Regulated state-owned or market economy?

Views on China The Chinese Communist party’s central committee recently held its sixth plenum, to discuss “the major achievements and historical experience” of the party in its 100-year-history, as well as to consider policy “for the future.”  Just after this, Jamie Dimon, the … Les meir

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2014 – 2021: The seven warmest years on record!

WMO | State of Global Climate 2021 Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into uncharted territory, with far-reaching repercussions for current and future generations. This report finds the past seven years are on … Les meir

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