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Millennials and Capitalism Just Don't Mix
Business  (tags: economics, capitalism, youth, twenty somethings )

Freya
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
Data show rising dissatisfaction with economic status quo.
Here's Proof That If Trickle-Down Economics Worked, We'd Be Drowning in Sweet Trickle
Business  (tags: capitalism, economics, greed )

Freya
- 11 days ago - eclectablog.com
Trickle down economics is what George H.W. Bush famously called "Voodoo Economics." It is also referred to horse-and-sparrow economics because it's analogous to saying that if you feed a horse more grain, it will poo more seed for the sparrows to eat.
Economic Update Addiction Capitalism and 12 Steps   video
Business  (tags: Harriet Fraad, Richard Wolff, capitalism, addiction, economics, unstable system, inequality, austerity )

Dandelion
- 149 days ago - youtube.com
If your eyes glaze over when economics is brought up - fear not this man is for you. For any of us. He explains this so simple.
Google Hit With Record $2.7bn EU Fine for Demoting Rival Shopping Services
Business  (tags: corruption, Not free market, free market, Free Market Capitalism, crime, monopolies, economic collapse, economics, shopping, Online Marketing, online shopping, google, Google Search Advertising, advertising, sustainability, business practices )

Steven L
- 168 days ago - zdnet.com
Google has been fined a record-breaking â,¬2.42bn ($2.72bn) for breaching European Union antitrust rules by abusing its market dominance as a search engine to give an illegal advantage to its own shopping service.
Arizona Owners Can Lose Homes Over as Little as $50 in Back Taxes
Business  (tags: greed, injustice, real estate, investments, economics )

Freya
- 182 days ago - azcentral.com
Homeowners who fall behind on tax bills by as little as $50 can have their debt bought by other investors or banks. With what's known as a "tax lien" on the property, those investors then have the right to collect not just the debt, but interest too.
One Simple Thing Donald Trump Could Do That Would Make a Huge Difference - But Will He?
Business  (tags: economics, regulation, banks, investments, commodities )

Freya
- 185 days ago - alternet.org
We can keep Glass-Steagall or have another economic meltdown. The choice is Trump's.
Capitalism's Invisible Hand Doesn't Generate Public Good
Business  (tags: capitalism, wealth, Adam Smith, economics, greed, selfishness )

Freya
- 245 days ago - alternet.org
Capitalism's invisible hand just produces market efficiency, everyone buying and selling at the most efficient price. According to idealized capitalist market theory, the rich can buy luxury goods at fair market price and the poor can buy what little they
Sorry, Conservatives: There's No Mention of Capitalism in Our Constitution
Business  (tags: capitalism, US law, Constitution, wages, income, economics )

Freya
- 564 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
- 599 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
- 713 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
- 899 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
- 1030 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
- 1051 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
- 1051 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
- 1126 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
 

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