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More on the meltdown

We're all struggling day by day to make sense of the mayhem in themarkets - neoconservative governments discovering the virtues ofnationalization, speculators' bubbles finally bursting, doom-mongerswho have been predicting the collapse of capitalism for decadessuddenly worrying about their own pensions and mortgages when itarrives….…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Democratic conventions

Now that products are being pumped out into already saturated markets, it's not surprising that the culture that capitalism creates is centred on: 'Me! Me! More! More!'. For many, life's main goal has become: 'The one with the most toys wins'. We often hear how soul-destroying this culture can be.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Lessons from Portugal's debt crisis

Iris Gonzales reflects on Portugal's financial crisis - and other crises.…

  • 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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The new superpowers

As US power falls, people-power is rising...…

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Time to put an end to rip-off culture

Kate Smurthwaite battles the lure of capitalist-driven advertising and calls for a change.…

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We don’t need no education

Amit Singh blames the current education system for perpetuating an agenda of compliance.…

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How much of your soul does the minimum wage buy?

Kate Smurthwaite suggests overthrowing capitalism to avoid smutty workplace t-shirts….…

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Development, exploitation and the 2014 World Cup

The recent deaths of construction workers reveal a darker side to the ‘Brazilian miracle’, says Jean Grugel.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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