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Saker interview with Michael Hudson on Venezuela, February 7, 2019

By The Saker and Michael Hudson Source: The Saker Introduction: There is a great deal of controversy about the true shape of the Venezuelan economy and whether Hugo Chavez’ and Nicholas Maduro’s reform and policies were crucial for the people of … Continue reading

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Degrowth: closing the global wealth divide

Contradicting the dominant paradigm that economic growth equals development, degrowth theorists argue that serious cutbacks are crucial to protect life on our planet. By Riccardo Mastini Source: ROAR Today, some 4.3 billion people — more than 60 percent of the … Continue reading

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The Psychological Warfare Behind Economic Collapse

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com The concept of using the economy as a weapon is not an alien one to most people. Generally, we understand the nature of feudalism and how various groups can be herded onto centralized plantations to … Continue reading

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How Globalists Plan To Use Technology And Poverty To Enslave The Masses

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com Tyranny is often seen as a sudden and inexplicable development in a society; the product of a singular despot that rockets to power for a limited window of time due to public fear or stupidity. … Continue reading

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Exposing the Giants: The Global Power Elite

By Robert J. Burrowes Developing the tradition charted by C. Wright Mills in his 1956 classic The Power Elite, in his latest book, Professor Peter Phillips starts by reviewing the transition from the nation state power elites described by authors … Continue reading

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Gaius Publius: Defining Neoliberalism

By Yves Smith Source: Naked Capitalism For years I’ve been using the term “neoliberalism” (or sometimes neo-liberalism*) and I’m always uncomfortable, since it sounds so academic. So I usually add one-phrase definitions and move on. For example, this from a … Continue reading

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What You May Not Know About Today’s Economic War

By Phil Butler Source: New Eastern Outlook Many people believe the world is spiraling in a downward freefall toward Armageddon. At the same time billions on Earth feel the sting of crippling poverty, sanctions, and austerity imposed by the elites … Continue reading

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8 Critical Factors Behind Every Food Crisis

By John Hawthorne Source: Business Connect From the beginning of time, their have been food crises in one form or another. Ancient books such as the Bible have records of various famines devastating portions of the world. And while it’s … Continue reading

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