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Americans Are Enslaved By the Most Dependent Of Us All âEUR" the Wealthy
Business  (tags: economics, man made system, skewed economy, Americans, enslaved )

Dandelion
- 13 days ago - occupy.com
The economic system is manmade. Needs for the most part are not. As such it is the economic system that must adapt to a society and not the other way around. America needs President ObamaâEUR(TM)s middle class economics on steroids; that is emancipation.
Robert Reich: Wall Street Is Hard at Work Cooking Up the Next Financial Collapse
Business  (tags: Wall Street, middle class, economic collapse, financial collapse, finances, economics )

Freya
- 34 days ago - alternet.org
Presidential aspirants in both parties are talking about saving the middle class. But the middle class canâEUR(TM)t be saved unless Wall Street is tamed.
US Arms Suppliers Overrule Courts in Australia With ITAR
Business  (tags: americans, government, freedoms, politics, economics, military, arms suppliers, americans, business, ethics, money, usa )

Hilary
- 35 days ago - thesaturdaypaper.com.au
Cowed by American regulations, local courts have allowed arms manufacturers significant exemptions from human rights law. Australian governments continue to tolerate the workings of ITAR because of the trade-off of lucrative business investment.
Womenomics' Is Starting to Transform the Muslim World
Business  (tags: women, Islam, finance, economics, business woman )

Beatrice
- 110 days ago - ft.com
The first convert to Islam was a businesswoman. She was a wealthy trader who inherited her father's business and later expanded it into an even more impressive enterprise. At one point, she offered a job to a man. He accepted and conducted a trading
Big-Name Filmmakers Break Down What You Need to Know About the Economy Today
Business  (tags: economy, videos, economics )

Freya
- 127 days ago - takepart.com
Now an ambitious series of 20 web videos called We the Economy is setting out to demystify the economy in a variety of creative ways, ranging from informative mini-documentaries to song-and-dance numbers to an animated parody of My Little Pony.
Why Economics Needs to Make Space for Nature
Business  (tags: Environment, Ecosystem, Economics, United Nations, Millenium Ecosystem Assessment, Nature )

Brian
- 134 days ago - greenreview.blogspot.co.uk
"The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment produced by the United Nations describes very well the different services the natural environment provides to human beings, using the ecosystem service framework."
Monsanto: The Gigantic Evil Megacorp (That's Actually Kinda a Pipsqueak)
Business  (tags: Monsanto, Evil MegaCorp, Publically Listed, Runt, Not That Big, Economics, Politics, Science, Hype )

Brian
- 168 days ago - tacit.livejournal.com
"As big companies go, Monsanto is a runt. In terms of gross revenue, it is almost exactly the same size as Whole Foods and Starbucks. It's smaller than The Gap, way smaller than 7-11 and UPS, a tiny fraction of the size of Home Depot..."
Corporatism Stifles Innovation
Business  (tags: innovation, invention, economics, capitalism, corporations, corporatism )

Freya
- 213 days ago - altheadlines.com
For an economy to grow and create actual wealth, innovation is a bedrock component in the development of enhanced prosperity. Prosperity is an intriguing concept. Simply making and accumulating money falls short of establishing a successful economic model
Stop the Wall Street Schmooze!
Business  (tags: lobbying, petitions, economy, banks, Wall Street, economics )

Freya
- 251 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
The big banks and financial services industry are at it again, trying to undermine reforms we passed to prevent another economic meltdown. They're pushing a package of bills that will tie up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in so much red tape
The Three Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Poverty
Business  (tags: poverty, misconceptions, wages, economics )

Freya
- 259 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Rather than confront poverty by extending jobless benefits to the long-term unemployed, endorsing a higher minimum wage, or supporting jobs programs, conservative Republicans are taking a different tack.
These Services Are Vital To The Health of the Earth - Economist Call Them Externalities   video
Business  (tags: David Suzuki, Externalities, Sustainable Man, Earth, Economics, disconnected )

Dandelion
- 314 days ago - youtube.com
Our economic system incentivises the exploitation of earth's finite resources. Money does not stand for anything and must continue to grow (consume more resources) in order for the economy to function. Conventional economics is a form of brain damage.
Are Supermarkets Cheaper Than Farmers' Markets?
Business  (tags: Grocery, Organic, Farmers Market, Produce, Price, Sustainable, Local, Healthy, Economy, Economics, Savings, Value, business, consumers, corporate, environment, ethics, farming, money, wal-mart, Walmart )

Syd
- 317 days ago - threespringsfarm.com
We selected 3 area supermarkets with which to compare our farmers' market prices: an organic/health food chain, Wild Oats, as we grow organically (though not certified); the most widespread grocery store in town, Albertsons; and Wal-Mart...
The Rot of Wall Street Stinks All the Way to the Bank
Business  (tags: CEOs, economics, salaries, greed )

Freya
- 324 days ago - alternet.org
The U.S. is in a historical wage slump, while bank CEOs like Citigroup's Michael Corbat receives $16 million in bonus pay.
Robert Reich: How Increasing Numbers of Americans Are Saying 'No Deal' to Absurd Inequality
Business  (tags: inequality, economics )

Freya
- 333 days ago - alternet.org
Every year I ask my class on "Wealth and Poverty" to play a simple game. I have them split up into pairs, and imagine I'm giving one of them $1,000.
The National Consensus to End Wealth Inequality Builds
Business  (tags: wealth, economics, economic inequality, capitalism )

Freya
- 344 days ago - alternet.org
As more people recognize the unfair economy created by big finance capitalism, they are pushing forward with alternatives.
 

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