Global Economy

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In practice, the IMF does not wield “sound economic governance” nor does it protect the vulnerable. It impoverishes entire populations, while providing “prosperity” to a small corrupt and subservient political and economic elite.

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The credit card business is the banking industry’s biggest cash cow, largely due to lucrative hidden fees. Visa and MasterCard are independent entities set up by big Wall Street banks, which get about 80% of the fees.

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JPMorgan Chase acknowledged that it facilitated the largest Ponzi scheme in history, as Bernie Madoff brazenly turned his business bank account at JPMorgan Chase into a money laundering operation

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When the Comex trading floor opened January 30 at 8:20AM, the price of gold inexplicably plunged $17 over the next 30 minutes. The price plunge was triggered when sell orders flooded the Comex trading floor.

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The End of South Africa’s Historical Metalworkers Strike By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 28, 2014
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Detroit Water Shut-offs Prompts Canadian Solidarity Amid World Crisis By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 28, 2014
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Stock Market Tremors and the Financial Bubble Economy. The Failures of Monetary Policy By Andre Damon, July 28, 2014
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Economy Revisited. Will Green be the Colour of Money or Life? By Dr. Vandana Shiva, July 26, 2014
IMF Managing Director Lagarde and U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Yellen have a question and answer period at the inaugural Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture in Washington
Wall Street Shadow Banking: You Can’t Taper a Ponzi Scheme: “Time to Reboot” By Ellen Brown, July 25, 2014
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“Gas Pipeline Diplomacy”: How Ukraine Opened the Door to A New U.S.- Russia Energy War By Sylvia Todorova, July 25, 2014
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Capitalism and Global Poverty: Two Billion Poor, One Billion Hungry By Patrick Martin, July 25, 2014
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GMO Food Crops in India: BJP Government Grants the “Green Light” to Monsanto and the Biotech Conglomerates By Colin Todhunter, July 25, 2014
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Collapse of Ukraine Government: Prime Minister Yatsenyuk Resigns amidst Pressures Exerted by the IMF By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 24, 2014
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The Globalization of Poverty: Inside the New World Order By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 24, 2014
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Suicidal Bombers Over Gaza In A World Coming Apart By Danny Schechter, July 24, 2014
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Dangerous Crossroads: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin Warns the West. Accuses Washington of “Destabilization Tactics” By Colin Todhunter, July 24, 2014
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Retaliation against Moscow for Downing MH17: EU Announces “Forceful” Economic Sanctions against Russia By Julie Hyland, July 23, 2014
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP):  More Power to Corporations to Attack Nations
The Trans-Pacific Partnership and “Police Militarization”: The Coming Calamity, The Coming Resistance By Devon DB, July 23, 2014
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The Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crash: Financial Warfare against Russia, Multibillion Dollar Bonanza for Wall Street By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 22, 2014
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Canada’s Tar Sands and the National Economy By Michal Rozworski, July 20, 2014
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Economic Sanctions and the Ukraine Airline Crash By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 19, 2014
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“Development Banks” Are Ruining the Philippines: Billions of Dollars Deeper in Debt with the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank By Global Research News, July 17, 2014
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U.S. Sanctions Against Foreign Nations Are Hurting American Companies By Washington's Blog, July 17, 2014
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The Gold Market, Insider Trading and “Financial Terrorism” on Comex By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler, July 17, 2014
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Interview with Latin American and Caribbean Media By Xinhua, July 17, 2014
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Eyeing the Employee: Workplace Surveillance and the Productivity Incentive By Binoy Kampmark, July 17, 2014
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Big Corporations Have an Overwhelming Amount of Power Over Our Food Supply By Michael Snyder, July 16, 2014
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#noTTIP: The Rising Global Movement against the US-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) By Adam Parsons, July 16, 2014
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Housing Ponzi Scheme Losses: American Homeowners Battling Wall Street By Ellen Brown, July 16, 2014
FINANCIAL IMPLOSION: Global Derivatives Market at $1,200 Trillion Dollars … 20 Times the World Economy
Global Financial Meltdown? Bank for International Settlements Chief Sounds the Alarm Bell on “Quantitative Easing” Policies By Nick Beams, July 16, 2014
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‘Building a BRICS Wall’: Stopping the Western Juggernaut By Adrian Salbuchi, July 16, 2014
Sixth BRICS Summit: Fortaleza Declaration By Global Research News, July 16, 2014
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Africa and Globalization By Prof. Martin Hart-Landsberg, July 16, 2014
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BRICS Against Washington Consensus By Pepe Escobar, July 16, 2014
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Anti-Dollar Alliance Prepares Launch of BRICS Bank By Tyler Durden, July 15, 2014
WAR AND GLOBAL CAPITALISM: “Money for Jobs Not for War”:  American Chauvinism and  Reformist Illusions
Corporate Destruction. In A World Beyond Capitalism? By Prof. John McMurtry, July 15, 2014
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Big Business Institutionalised Corruption and Financial Fraud in the European Union By Colin Todhunter, July 15, 2014
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Brics to Open Alternatives to World Bank, IMF By Valentina Pop, July 15, 2014
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Three New JPMorgan IT Deaths Include Alleged Murder-Suicide By Russ Martens and Pam Martens, July 14, 2014
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The European Union in Crisis. The Geopolitics of Russia-EU Pipeline Corridors By Tony Cartalucci, July 14, 2014
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Corporate “Labor Reform”: Proposals to Maximize Workplace Bullying By Prof. James Petras, July 13, 2014
The Offshore Outsourcing of American Jobs: A Greater Threat Than Terrorism
The Offshore Outsourcing of American Jobs: A Greater Threat Than Terrorism By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 13, 2014
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Labor Rights in America: The Union vs. Corporate Showdown Has Officially Begun By Shamus Cooke, July 11, 2014
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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Corporate Hijack of Europe By Colin Todhunter, July 11, 2014
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Are the Twelve Regional Banks of the Federal Reserve System Private Entities? By Lars Schall, July 10, 2014
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Exit Brazil: Catastrophe at the World Cup. The 7-1 Loss to Germany on Home Soil By Binoy Kampmark, July 09, 2014
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The Great Corporate Swindle: Creation of the World’s Largest Free Trade Area. Agribusiness Sets the US-EU TTIP Agenda By Colin Todhunter, July 09, 2014
The Global Economic Crisis, The Great Depression of  the XXI Century.
The Global Economic Crisis, The Great Depression of the XXI Century. By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 08, 2014
"Drop Dead Economics": The  Financial Crisis in Greece and the European Union
The Deteriorating Economic Outlook in America. Crisis of the Global Dollar Payments System? By John Williams, Dave Kranzler, and Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 08, 2014
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Germany’s Failed Attempts to get its Gold Back from the US Federal Reserve “Opens Question of its Sovereignty” By RT, July 08, 2014
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Shades of 1930 in Wall Street Banks’ Dark Pools? By Pam Martens, July 08, 2014
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The Illusion of Foreign Investment Growth? Africa Must Break With the World Capitalist System By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 08, 2014
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The Safest and Fairest Way to have a Constitutional Convention in America By Roger Copple, July 08, 2014
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The “BombTrains” Controversy: Surge in Oil-by-Rail Transport in the U.S. and Canada By Steve Horn, July 08, 2014
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Virtual Economy’s Phantom Job Gains Are Based on Statistical Fraud. And More Fraud Is in the Works By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 08, 2014
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The 17,000 Dow Jones: Surging Towards a Financial Disaster By Nick Beams, July 07, 2014
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Gaza: Exports of Palestinian Goods Challenge the Illegal Israeli Blockade from the Inside By Gaza Ark, July 07, 2014
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Mortgage Debt and the Looming Foreclosure Crisis: As the Fed Runs Out of Bullets, Local Governments Are Stepping In By Ellen Brown, July 07, 2014
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Financial War: IMF Pushes Ukraine to ‘Voluntarily Commit Suicide’ By Michael Hudson, July 07, 2014
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Positive Thoughts on Dark Times By Prof. James Petras, July 06, 2014
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By “Punishing” France, The US Just Accelerated The Demise Of The Dollar By Tyler Durden, July 05, 2014
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Strengthening Financial Stability? The Promise and Pitfalls of BRICS’ 100 Billion Dollar “Contingency Reserve Arrangement” (CRA) By Kavaljit Singh, July 05, 2014
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Africa’s Poisoned Chalices: Foreign Investment, Humanitarian Intervention and Aid By Yash Tandon, July 04, 2014
The Derivative Debt Bubble:  "Ghost Financial Assets" and the Widespread Discounting of Western Public Debt
Financial Bubble Implosions. Asset Price Inflation and Social Inequality By Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh, July 02, 2014
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Acquiescing to Big Biotech: Relentless Drive to Force GMO Crops into Britain By Colin Todhunter, July 02, 2014
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The “Battle for Europe” is Raging. How America Undermines Franco-Russian Relations By Umberto Pascali, July 02, 2014
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Neo-Colonialism and “Africa’s Relations with the World” By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 02, 2014
‘Global Economic Crisis’ exposes plans for a global military dictatorship
18 Signs that the Global Economic Crisis is Accelerating as we Enter the Last Half of 2014 By Michael Snyder, July 02, 2014
"Vulture Capitalism": Iceland’s New Bank Disaster
Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities? By Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer, July 02, 2014
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Definitive Analysis: War is Bad for the Economy By Washington's Blog, July 02, 2014
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“Inclusive Capitalism”: How to Keep Accumulating by Dispossessing Through Philanthropy By Jason Hirthler, July 01, 2014
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The US War Against Russia Is Already Underway By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 01, 2014
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Russia Strikes out at Sanctions and Takes its Battle to the Dollar By Stefan Hedlund, July 01, 2014
Economic Crisis: A Global Slide into Depression
Another Global Financial Crisis in the Making By Nick Beams, June 30, 2014
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Profiteering on Banker Deaths: Regulator says Public Has No Right to Details By Pam Martens and Russ Martens, June 30, 2014
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Inflation, Deflation and the Gold Market By Lars Schall, June 29, 2014
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Ukraine’s EU Association Agreement, A Prelude to Further Bloodshed By Chris Marsden, June 28, 2014
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U.S. Politicians “Living the High Life” at Taxpayers’ Expense Even After Leaving Office By Michael Snyder, June 28, 2014
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Kiev Is Starting a War to Avoid a Revolution By Olga Shedrova, June 27, 2014
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“Free Market is the Secret to Happiness” – A Billionaires’ PR Initiative By Chris Young, June 26, 2014
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Detroit and Iraq: Plundered by the Same Bandits By Margaret Kimberley, June 26, 2014
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Wall Street Hedge Fund Fraud Upheld by US Court: Argentina to Pay “Vulture” Fund $832 Million for Bonds Bought for $49 Million By Pratap Chatterjee, June 26, 2014
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Evo Morales: “Our Liberation is for the Whole of Humanity”. For a Global Brotherhood Among The People By Evo Morales Ayma, June 26, 2014
Syria: White House preaches peace as Pentagon prepares for war
Negative Economic Growth in America: A New Recession and a New World Devoid of Washington’s Arrogance? By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, June 26, 2014