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Sorry, Conservatives: There's No Mention of Capitalism in Our Constitution
Business  (tags: capitalism, US law, Constitution, wages, income, economics )

Freya
- 58 days ago - alternet.org
The low-wage worker movement has underscored a serious lack of understanding of basic economics by most Americans.
The Panama Papers - Politicians, Criminals and the Rogue Industry That Hides Their Money (Website - Interactive Pages)
Business  (tags: Panama Papers, economics, corruption, tax evasion, money, investments, law, cover-up )

Evelyn
- 93 days ago - panamapapers.icij.org
The ICIJ special site, with interactive pages for "Power Players" (Explore offshore connections of world leaders, politicians and their relatives and associates); "Stairway to Tax Heaven" (navigate this parallel universe and hide your cash away); etc
A Crisis Worse Than Islamic State? Bail-Ins Begin
Business  (tags: banks, savings, economics, derivatives, crises, economic collapse )

Freya
- 207 days ago - truth-out.org
While the mainstream media focus on ISIS extremists, a threat that has gone virtually unreported is that your life savings could be wiped out in a massive derivatives collapse. Bank bail-ins have begun in Europe, and the infrastructure is in place in...
10 Potential Alternatives To The Conventional Capitalist System
Business  (tags: capitalism, banking, companies, economics, communities, energy, sustainability )

Freya
- 393 days ago - listverse.com
Some believe our current system of economic organization is starting to fail us, but other than the horrors of Communist collectivism, what alternatives do we really have? As it turns out, there are quite a few.
Americans Are Enslaved By the Most Dependent Of Us All âEUR" the Wealthy
Business  (tags: economics, man made system, skewed economy, Americans, enslaved )

Dandelion
- 524 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
- 545 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
- 545 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
- 620 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
- 638 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.
Corporatism Stifles Innovation
Business  (tags: innovation, invention, economics, capitalism, corporations, corporatism )

Freya
- 723 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
- 761 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
- 769 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
- 825 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
- 828 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
- 835 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.
 

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