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A tribute to Aaron Swartz

The death of the internet activist is a loss to all those fighting for freedom says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why leveraged soya beans are weird and wrong

Hazel Healy considers moves to get food out of financiers' portfolios, as regulators and governments decide on rules to limit food speculation.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Money in the Philippines the poor never see

There's more than enough cash in the domestic market, but it's denied to those who need it most, writes Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Mayday on May Day

We've 'moved on' to a brave new world in which, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara, you have to swim with the tide...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Autumn cannibalism

A recent farewell letter by famed hedge fund manager Andrew Lahde, gives an interesting insider’s perpsective into the financial crisis. Lahde’s fund, Santa Monica-based Ladhe Capital, made headlines when it produced over 1000% returns for its investors in 2007. How did it achieve this? By betting on the sub-prime mortgage market.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Brazen Posturing

BP was under fire at its AGM for its tar sands investments - Jess Worth was there.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Global week of action

Bulletin from the World Social Forum.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The First World Debt Crisis

Some random thoughts on how the crisis migrated from 'Third' to 'Second' and now 'First' worlds - and has run out of runway.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sub-prime people

What turns a credit crunch into a financial crisis? One reliable signis when people who have always advocated privatization, free marketsand deregulation start demanding - without apology - governmentintervention, hand-outs, even 'nationalization'. People likethemselves, they say, are not to be trusted with money, so they won'tlend it to each other. Government must do it instead.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Austerity Stakes

The Tories in Britain say we're all in the Age of Austerity together. But David Ransom prefers an Age of Possibility.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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