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Why success should be measured in chocolate-chip muffins

Chris Coltrane reflects on food banks, GDP and austerity. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Finance

Risk-taking is after all what you would expect from entrepreneurs, many of whom have not just made huge fortunes but also lost them in spectacular bankruptcies. The real shock was to discover the extent to which banking had evolved into a special case of state-subsidized capitalism that underwrites one-way bets..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Dear prime minister, how about food security in India?

Give poor people cash, not free or subsidized food, argue certain economists. The poor insist that food makes more sense, reports Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Bank strike!

Or how the Masters of the Universe could have taught the miners a thing or two.…

  • 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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Radio New Internationalist - Inner Conflict

As a radio program thats always in search of new horizons, this weeks co-host is a pioneering reporter from Somalia Ahmed Abdisalam Adan who explains the most recent conflict in his country from his HornAfrik newsroom bunker in the capital, Mogadishu. From here, we step out into the line of fire in search of successful campaigns to rid the world of war and weapons. Johan Galtung a global warrior for non-violent resolution to conflict sets-out a world without armies; Kameelah Rasheed gives a…

  • 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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It's funny, don't you think?

It’s funny, but has it struck anyone how amazing it is that incapitalism’s latest crisis, governments can suddenly find billions,nay, trillions of dollars to buy out the ailing banks? All withtaxpayers’ money of course.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kleptocracy comes home

David Ransom argues that government by theft is no longer confined to the 'Third World' - nor oligarchy to the former Soviet Union.…

  • 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
  • Rank: 100

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