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The Drive for Profit can Drive Us All Off the Cliff, if Not…

Resetting the economy – for social need not profit – By Michael Robert In a recent World Economic Forum (WEF) virtual meeting, the ageing heir to the British monarchy, Prince Charles spoke with IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva. Charles’s speech was part of a … Les meir

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Lebanon in deep economic crisis – The people want change

Lebanon protesters call on gov’t to resign amid economic crisis Demonstrators take to streets across Lebanon after currency loses more than 60 percent of its value. Saturday 13th June 2020 – aljazeera.com Protesters say the government has failed to manage … Les meir

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US and EU Sanctions on Venezuela are Inhumane and Criminal!

The human cost of the US sanctions on Venezuela The US has a total embargo on Venezuela. The EU has imposed new sanctions. The goal is to oust President Nicolas Maduro. But the measures are hitting Venezuelans hard and are … 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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The Clinton Mafia Dynasty – Clintonism and Obamaism!

Somewhere in Between The rise and fall of Clintonism. By Ryan Cooper In 1993, Vice President Al Gore took part in an unusual debate about trade: He went on Larry King’s CNN show to spar with Ross Perot—the third-party candidate … Les meir

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Capitalism and the «Fantastic» Universe of Finance in Tatters

Graeme Wearden (earlier) and Nick Fletcher (now) Tue 6 Feb 2018 15.25 GMT First published on Tue 6 Feb 2018 07.23 GMT Shares 1,129 Comments 2,600 1h ago Wall Street rally picks up pace 1h ago DOW TURNS POSITIVE 1h ago DOW … Les meir

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Western Media and Venezuela’s economic crisis

Mainstream Media Ignores Venezuelan Pro-Government Supporters Venezuelans in support of the Bolivarian Process also marched on September 1st in Caracas (El Nacional/@LuisMarcano).   By Michael McDermott – teleSUR, September 6th 2016 On Thursday thousands of pro-government supporters staged a counter-rally … Les meir

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In Defending the Bolivarian Revolution!

Venezuela – A Last Warning  By Jorge Martin – In Defense of Marxism , May 20th 2016 The assault against the Bolivarian revolution has intensified in the recent days and weeks. Editorials and front pages in US and Spanish newspapers … Les meir

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