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Wallonia hinders Canada-EU trade deal

October 17, 2016 0

ESZTER ZALAN Belgium’s Wallonia region will block the federal government from signing the Canada-EU free trade accord, after a vote in the regional assembly on Friday (14 October) against approving the agreement. “I will not […]

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Elites Fear Backlash Against Globalization

October 12, 2016 0

Steve Byas “The backlash against globalization is manifesting itself in increased nationalistic sentiment, against the outside world and in favor of increasing isolation.” This was the lament of Louis Kuijs, a former official with the […]

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The Poisoned Chalice: From Eurozone to Dead Zone

October 6, 2016 0

MICHAEL HUDSON James Galbraith’s articles and interviews collected in his book Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice trace his growing exasperation at the “troika” – the European Central Bank (ECB), IMF and EU bureaucracy – which […]

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The Biggest Heist in Human History

October 6, 2016 0

MIKE WHITNEY Here’s your economics quiz for the day: Question 1– What do you think would happen if you put $3 trillion into the financial system? a–Stock prices would rise b–Stock prices would fall c–Stock […]

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The Grim Realities of Globalization in the New Millennium

September 29, 2016 0

Graham Vanbergen In 2001, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated that “Globalization offered extensive opportunities for truly worldwide development” and concluded its report with “As globalization has progressed, living conditions (particularly when measured by broader […]

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