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The Rebirth of the One-Thousandth Society

The Rebirth of the One-Thousandth Society by Austrian economists Matthias Schnetzer and Markus Marterbauer http://la.indymedia.org/news/2015/01/267199.php The richest thousandth (0.1%) increased their share in the total wealth very intensely since the 1980s. Their share – 22% – is as much as … Continue reading

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The Meme Wars, The Creative Destruction of Neoclassical Economics, 408 pp

to read the free 408 page Internet book by Kalle Lasn, Adbusters, click on http://kickitover.org/economics-textbook/ Manfred Max-Neef is at pp.88-93. Kick It Over CLIMATE CHAOS. ESCALATING INEQUALITY. FINANCIAL VOLATILITY. Multiplying real-world disasters sprung from the fantasy world of neoclassical economics … Continue reading

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No Redistribution Without the Social State and Distribution Debate Picks Up Speed

to read the translated articles by Norman Wagner and Matthais Schnetzer, visit http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2014/10/428387.shtml In Austria, 30% of the gross domestic product is spent on social services (not including education spending)… Since the 1990s, social security has been increasingly discussed as … Continue reading

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Thomas Piketty’s 1-hour 2014 Presentation

to hear Thomas Piketty’s 1-hour 2014 presentation on inequality of incomes and assets, click on http://mediapage.rtcnow.com/event/akwien/140704-piketty/en

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Video: Capital in the 21st Century, 1hr 30min

to watch the 1hr 30 min presentation by Thomas Piketty, click on http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=heOVJM2JZxI#t=0 Joe Stiglitz And Paul Krugman On ‘Capital In The Twenty-First Century’ The French economist Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics) discussed his new book ‘Capital in the … Continue reading

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