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.

The Global Economic Crisis: Causes and Devastating Consequences
“Poisonous” Economic Combinations Preparing New International Crisis By Nick Beams, October 01, 2014
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“Financial Inclusion” in India: Ambitious but Ambiguous Plan By Kavaljit Singh, October 01, 2014
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De-Dollarization: Europe and China Start Direct Trading In Euros and Renminbi By Tyler Durden, September 30, 2014
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Academics and Diplomats Contest the Washington Post’s Propaganda on Venezuela By Council on Hemispheric Affairs, September 30, 2014
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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Trojan Horse. Selling out Europe to US Corporate Plunder By Colin Todhunter, September 30, 2014
Going After Goldman: A Crackdown on Financial Crime or a Kabuki Play Maneuvre to Avoid Bringing Criminal Charges
Smoking Gun Evidence That The New York Fed Serves The Interests Of Goldman Sachs By Michael Snyder, September 29, 2014
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US Global Power in the 21st Century: Military or Economic Imperialism? By Prof. James Petras, September 29, 2014
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Worldwide Poverty and “The Global Development Crisis” By Benjamin Selwyn, September 28, 2014
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The Misunderstood Global Financial Crisis. “It’s the Energy Stupid” The Matterhorn Interview: with Economist Maarten van Mourik: The financial crisis is only partly financial but mainly an energy problem” By Lars Schall, September 28, 2014
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The Threat of War and the Russian Response By Sergei Glazyev, September 26, 2014
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The Failure to Prosecute Leading US Banks. The Abuse of Power by Government and Big Business By Kevin Zeese, September 26, 2014
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Imperialism and the Ebola Catastrophe By Patrick Martin, September 26, 2014
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Africa: Corporate Palm Oil Plantations Destroy the Peasant Economy By Grain, September 24, 2014
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“Economic Recovery” for the U.S. Middle Class: Significantly Less Purchasing Power than Before the 2008 Financial Crisis By Michael Snyder, September 24, 2014
Population Growth, Pollution and the Global Environment
World Population Alarmism: Twelve Billion People by 2100 By Tony Cartalucci, September 23, 2014
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Rigged Gold Price Distorts Perception of Economic Reality By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts and David Kranzler, September 23, 2014
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In the Wake of Fukushima (3/11): Japan’s Shift into Renewable Energy By Andrew Dewit, September 22, 2014
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“De-Dollarization”: How Economic Sanctions against Russia are Promoting Bilateral Trade and Finance, Outside the Realm of the US Dollar By Rakesh Krishnan Simha, September 22, 2014
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“Train and Equip” the Islamic State: White House Might Still Be Arming ISIL By Henry Kamens, September 22, 2014
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Scam Alert: Hospitals All Over America Are Wildly Inflating Medical Bills By Michael Snyder, September 22, 2014
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The Initial Public Offering Frenzy for Chinese Internet Trading Company ‘Alibaba’: Symptom of a Diseased Economic Order By Nick Beams, September 22, 2014
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The Global Crisis: Food, Water and Fuel. Three Fundamental Necessities of Life in Jeopardy By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 20, 2014
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Europe 2020 – Community or Empire? Is the EU Exploding? By Global Europe Anticipation Bulletin (GEAB), September 19, 2014
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Who’s Paying the Pro-War Pundits? “Going After ISIL” Fuels Military Industrial Complex By Lee Fang, September 19, 2014
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Shale Fracking is a “Ponzi Scheme” … “This Decade’s Version of the Dotcom Bubble” By Washington's Blog, September 19, 2014
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Wealth of World’s Billionaires: $7.3 Trillion By Joseph Kishore, September 19, 2014
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Impacts of Fed’s Monetary Policy: U.S. National Debt Surges $1 Trillion In Just 12 Months By Zero Hedge, September 18, 2014
Global Economic Crisis: Finance Is the New Mode of Warfare
Did Senator Orrin Hatch Just Censor Testimony on the Retirement Crisis? By Pam Martens and Russ Martens, September 18, 2014
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The US-EU-Russia Sanctions Puzzle By Pepe Escobar, September 18, 2014
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Ukrainian and European Parliaments Adopt EU Association Agreement By Peter Schwarz, September 18, 2014
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The Real Reason Russia is Demonized and Sanctioned: the American Petrodollar By Alexander Clackson, September 18, 2014
The Bull Market in Gold and Silver Prevails
The “Competitive Manipulation” of Financial Markets, China Backlash in the Gold and Silver Markets By Bill Holter, September 18, 2014
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A Public Bank Option for Scotland By Ellen Brown, September 17, 2014
WAR AND GLOBAL CAPITALISM: “Money for Jobs Not for War”:  American Chauvinism and  Reformist Illusions
“War is Good for Business”: Contractors Ready to Cash In On ISIS War By Global Research News, September 17, 2014
OECD Says Economic Slump Will Deepen Throughout the World
Global Stagnation: OECD Points to Falling World Economic Growth By Nick Beams, September 17, 2014
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Money and Academia: Koch Foundation Proposal to Florida State University: Teach our Curriculum, Get Millions By Dave Levinthal, September 17, 2014
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Bogus Trading, Speculation in the Silver Market By Bill Holter, September 16, 2014
"Wall Street's 9/11": Did Lehman Brothers Fall or Was It Pushed?
World Economy in Crisis. Six Years Since the Wall Street Crash. Prevailing Financial Disaster By Nick Beams, September 15, 2014
Social inequality in America: Tax law will overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy
Meet The 25 Billionaires Who Control Everything By Blacklisted News, September 14, 2014
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New EU Economic Sanctions against Russia Target Finance, Energy and Defense By Stephen Lendman, September 14, 2014
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US and EU Expand Economic Sanctions Against Russia By Niles Williamson, September 14, 2014
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Ruble, Yuan to Pave Way for US Dollar Substitution? By The Brics Post, September 13, 2014
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Economic and Financial Warfare: The Sanctions Regime Directed against Russia is Part of a US-NATO Military Agenda By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 12, 2014
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Economic Warfare: US-EU Sanctions directed against Russia. Energy, Finance, Defense By RT News, September 12, 2014
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Across America, the Campaign to Increase the Minimum Wage By Shamus Cooke, September 12, 2014
Failing to Break Up the Big Banks is Destroying America
Big Banks Manipulated $21 Trillion Dollar Market for Credit Default Swaps…as well as Every Other Market By Washington's Blog, September 11, 2014
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Preparing To Asset-strip Local Government? The Federal Reserve’s Bizarre New Rules. Destabilizing Economic Impacts Across America By Ellen Brown, September 10, 2014
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U.S. Economic Recovery? Small Business Ownership at an All-Time Low, Concentration of Wealth Increasing By Michael Snyder, September 09, 2014
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U.S. War Crimes and The Need To Recognize The Psychology Of Evil By Carl Herman, September 09, 2014
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Iran-Russia-China Axis to Fight Western Sanctions By Fars News Agency, September 09, 2014
Banks Profit from Near-zero Interest Rates: Another Reason for States to Own Their Banks
Upcoming Currency Crisis? The Contradictions of Europe’s “Negative Interest Rate Policy” By Bill Holter, September 08, 2014
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If The Economy Is Recovering, Why Is The Labor Force Participation Rate At A 36 Year Low? By Michael Snyder, September 08, 2014
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Growing Social Inequality in America. Wealth Concentration and Decline in Living Standards By Andre Damon, September 06, 2014
Crush Labor and Impose Austerity: ECB  Head Draghi’s Real Goal for the Eurozone
Global Financial Turbulence? European Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates and Announces Asset Purchasing Program By Nick Beams, September 05, 2014
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Cuts to World Health Organization Budget Intensify Ebola Epidemic By Thomas Gaist, September 05, 2014
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Nigeria: World Bank Denies Justice to 9000 Residents Evicted for Bank-Funded “Development” Project By Bretton Woods Project, September 05, 2014
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European Governments Make “Gifts Galore” to Private Banks By Eric Toussaint, September 05, 2014
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US College Students and Graduates are Buried in Debt: The Quiet War on Students By Devon DB, September 04, 2014
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Central Banks Lend Massively to the Shadow Banking Sector. The Role of “Money Market Funds” By Eric Toussaint, September 04, 2014
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Wall Street Declares Victory Against the American People: The Banking Elites are Now Waging War against One Another By Eric Zuesse, September 02, 2014
Lobbying for War "To Save the US Economy"
America’s Monetary Crisis: Even the Council on Foreign Relations Is Saying It: Time to Rain Money on Main Street By Ellen Brown, September 02, 2014
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Disastrous Economic Conditions in the U.S. – As Temporary Labor Hits Record Levels, Obama Praises Corporate Profits By Andre Damon, September 02, 2014
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Strengthening of Russia-Iran Alliance in Response to Western Threats and Sanctions By Steven MacMillan, September 02, 2014
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Organized Labor in America Today. “Workers get the Best Democracy Money can Buy” By Stephen Lendman, September 01, 2014
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The History of Wall Street’s Unspoken Relationship to Nazi Germany: Dragon Teeth to Be Planted All Over Europe Again By Yuriy Rubtsov, September 01, 2014
Money and Politics in America
America’s Gamble: Wealth, War and Power. “Russian Roulette” and the Drive To Nuclear Armageddon? By Colin Todhunter, August 31, 2014
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The U.S. Still Decides the Future of Capitalism, Not the G20, and Not the BRICS Nations By Leo Panitch, August 31, 2014
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The “Humanitarian War” against Libya: How the West Destroys Countries and Creates “Failed States” By Manlio Dinucci, August 28, 2014
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Scottish Independence, “Better Apart” – Campaigning for the Referendum is Driving a Wedge Between Us All By Lesley Docksey, August 27, 2014
“Cooperation Scenarios”: Vladimir Putin’s Speech at the Minsk Summit. By President Vladimir Putin, August 27, 2014
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The Death Grip of Neoliberalism. Keynes is Dead; Long Live Marx! By Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh, August 26, 2014
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Plundering the Planet: Rigged Corporate “Free Trade Partnerships” and “Climate Change Agreements” By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, August 26, 2014
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Debt, Vaccines and Food as a Weapon: When International Aid is Used for Population Control By Aaron Dykes, August 26, 2014
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Israel Wages Economic Warfare on Gaza – Missiles Blow Livelihoods to Pieces, Cause Huge Debts and Losses By Mohammed Omer, August 26, 2014
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Colonization by Bankruptcy: The High-stakes Chess Match for Argentina By Ellen Brown, August 25, 2014
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On Behalf of Monsanto: GMO Food Crops for Ukraine’s Bread Basket By Joyce Nelson, August 24, 2014
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Fighting Back Against Western Sanctions on Russia By Ulson Gunnar, August 23, 2014
Government of the Rich, by the Rich and for the Rich
The Bank of America Settlement and the “Justice” of Capitalism By Andre Damon, August 23, 2014
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Obama Destabilizes Europe’s Economy: Sanctions Deepen the Recession By Prof. James Petras, August 23, 2014
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A Vicious Circle of Crisis and Cultural Decline. Towards a Rebirth of the West? By Werner de Gruijter, August 22, 2014