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Will National States Save Capitalism, Once Again?

The post-pandemic slump The coronavirus pandemic marks the end of longest US economic expansion on record, and it will feature sharpest economic contraction since WWII. The global economy was facing the worst collapse since the second world war as coronavirus … Les meir

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Cuba, China, Venezuela Will Help Italy When Others Refuse

China, Cuba, Venezuela March 17, 2020 Italy and UK rely on help from Cuba, China, Venezuela to fight coronavirus – as US steps up brutal sanctions Italy requested doctors from China, Cuba, and Venezuela to contain the coronavirus, while Cuba … Les meir

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The Big Excuse of Capitalism and Stock Markets: The Covid-19

It was the virus that did it By Michael Roberts – March 15, 2020 I’m sure when this disaster is over, mainstream economics and the authorities will claim that it was an exogenous crisis nothing to do with any inherent flaws … Les meir

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Capitalists don’t worry about COVID-19 – They worry about capitalism itself!

Disease, debt and depression By Michael Roberts As I write the coronavirus epidemic (not yet declared pandemic) continues to spread.  Now there are more new cases outside China than within, with a particular acceleration in South Korea, Japan and Iran.  Up to … Les meir

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Global Capitalism and the Climate – Big scams of mankind!

The fuel of global capitalism is running out, FAST! But the run for fuel is screwed up. Why? Because empires are declining, wounded and ending. As they always will do ultimately sometime in time and space. That is also why … Les meir

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Capitalism and Corona

G20 and COVID-19 The finance ministers and central bankers of the top 20 economies in the world met this weekend in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  The G20 finance summit had a lot to ponder.  First, there was the coronavirus epidemic.  Would … Les meir

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Capitalism causes war and climate crises

Capitalism causes war and climate crises Tue 7 Jan 2020 – socialistworker.co.uk Destruction in the wake of a wildfire in Australia (Pic: Meganesia/Wikimedia commons) Wildfires, floods and the threat of war ushered in 2020. They show what “business as usual” … Les meir

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Yet Again Climate Talks Crash – Stupidity Capitalism Rules!

Climate talks crash as world leaders fail to set new targets The United Nations’ Cop 25 conference said it would focus on stopping climate change. Instead it showed world leaders are unable to protect the planet, says Sarah Bates Mon … Les meir

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A Message to the Year 2020 about Capitalism and Climate

Capitalism and climate—the system’s recipe for disaster Climate change is creating extreme weather events that put food production at risk. To deal with it we have to challenge and transform a food system that is run for profit, writes Sarah … Les meir

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Money or life!

Money or life! Posted on desember 3, 2013 by ivarjordre Ill: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:In_India_the_main_criticism_is_that-_Socialism_for_the_rich_and_capitalism_for_the_poor.jpg In our world today about one billion people are starving and around three billion lives for 2, 5 dollar or less a day. The countries particularly in the … Les meir

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