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There is More to BlackRock Than You Might Imagine

By F. William Engdahl Source: New Eastern Outlook A virtually unregulated investment firm today exercises more political and financial influence than the Federal Reserve and most governments on this planet. The firm, BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, invests … Continue reading

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Having Their Cake and Eating Ours Too

By Chris Lehmann Source: The Baffler What are billionaires for? It’s time we sussed out a plausible answer to this question, as their numbers ratchet upward across the globe, impervious to the economic setbacks suffered by mere mortals, and their … Continue reading

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