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Can we avoid Credit Crunch 2?
The crunch is still showing its effects, with the take up of business loans from banks still shrinking at more than 3% a year, according to Bank of England ... years, are often seeking to reduce finan... read more
The Rise of Decline
One problem is that house prices ... you think they should be broken up by, wait for it...the Government! No, they should have simply been allowed to fail. But as an aside, there is a distinction betw... read more
Good economics or not, auto subsidies should stay
However, the Reserve Bank and most other macroeconomic ... around a million workers over the last few years, so it is a sector big enough to absorb tens of thousands of new entrants if things start pi... read more
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Is America in denial about its decline?
Turns out, those who refuse to even talk about decline may actually speed up the whole process ... Here’s my question to you: Is America in denial about its decline? Interested to know which ones made ... read more
Africa: Pambazuka News 234: Alternatives to Neo-liberalism
The African Peoples Forum ... People and organisations should pull together across clusters and sectors in developing economic alternatives. There is a need to strengthen and consolidate alternative n... read more
Why the Bailout Bill Failed
House leaders, meanwhile, did support the bill and did whip it. But this wasn't a party-loyalty vote; lawmakers were asked to vote yes, but they weren't threatened. They (probably) weren't bribed. Add ... read more
Climate change: the evidence
It’s basically one-stop shopping for clear, concise evidence that the Earth is warming up. Evidence like this ... Most of this warming has occurred since the 1970s, with the 20 warmest years having oc... read more
Racism linked with gun ownership and opposition to gun control in white Americans
A new study has found that higher levels of racism in white Americans is associated with having a gun in the home and greater opposition to gun control policies ... one point increase (on a scale from ... read more
Turning the tables: Can you help Davos leaders?
Davos is a well-rehearsed event and everyone knows the part they should play. Business and political leaders gather each year to tackle the major challenges of a global economy while the rest of the w... read more
Screw you and your bootstraps, Santelli!
Now, Democrats have to come in and begin to clean up this economic and political mess in multiple ... Guys like the Chicago traders cheering Santelli on. Santelli knows -- or SHOULD know -- that peopl... read more
Can Trump Find the ‘Great’ Path?
but was surprised when Podesta spoke truthfully: “Even though 20 percent of his voters believed he was unfit to be president, they wanted radical change, they wanted to blow the system up ... could ra... read more