Category Archives: Financial Market Capitalism

The Fairy-tale of the End of the Financial Crisis by David Stein

The Fairy-tale of the End of the Financial Crisis by David Stein, June 1, 2017 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/10/09/18803518.php Between 2008 and 2010, the EU Commission approved state aid of 4.3 trillion euros. The potential crisis of the global economy has grown and … Continue reading

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State Indebtedness as a Power Strategy by Mohssen Massarrat

State Indebtedness as a Power Strategy by Mohssen Massarrat 9/27/2017 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/10/04/18803447.php Contracting debts exploded under neoliberalism since the 1980s – unlike the state debts in the Keynesian era from the 1950s to the 1970s – and produced a structural debt … Continue reading

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Alternative Economics and Philosophical Reflections

I’m in a great euphoria with two books available from Amazon Kindle in 72 hours. You can order the two eBooks “Philosophical Reflections on the Economic Crisis” ($3.99) and “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation” ($3.99) from amazon.com. You can download their … Continue reading

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Who Owns the Wealth in Tax Havens?

to read the report by Gabriel Zucman and others published in September 2017, click on http://gabriel-zucman.eu/files/AJZ2017b.pdf

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Tax Avoidance: Drastic Consequences for the Public

Tax Avoidance: Drastic Consequences for the Public by Philipp Gerhartinger, Nov 6, 2014 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/07/434909.shtml Taxes are the most important foundation of all governmental activities and public services. Tax sovereignty is the heart of nation-state sovereignty. The economic activity and profits … Continue reading

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How the World Heads for the Next Crash by Yves Wegelin

How the World Heads for the Next Crash by Yves Wegelin, 2017, woz.ch https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/06/26/18800433.php The greed for money seduced bankers to take greater and greater risks. So they granted mortgages to destitute Americans that they sold as securities to other … Continue reading

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Close down the casino economy!

Close down the casino economy! Attac Germany 2009 “Disarm the markets!” When Attac was founded in 1998, this slogan was formulated against the backdrop of the financial crash in East Asia…What is needed are real changes towards another paradigm, where … Continue reading

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Democracy and the Uncanny Power of Money by Harald Schumann

Democracy and the Uncanny Power of Money by Harald Schumann. 10/1/2016 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/12/433913.shtml Growing inequality is the greatest political problem of our time. Governments are often only actors or puppets of an anonymous regime for the benefit of the privileged where … Continue reading

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Bernie is the electable one!

Investor Rights Agreements are not trade agreements and governments that don’t allow agreements to be read by officials or the public should be shamed into economic democracy. Transparency should not be made a nonsense word. If it is made a … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day! 50% off in July

Happy Canada Day! Imagine a country without Wall Street and the Pentagon! 50% off in July on the new 159-page ebook anthology “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation” from Smashwords.com. Mainstream trickle-down economics is helpless in reversing exploding inequality and precarious jobs. … Continue reading

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