Economic Rights as Human Rights

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Why Real Estate 4 Ransom has locked up the Great American Dream As published in Op-Ed News The promise of democracy delivers little for those with empty wallets. Genuine freedom will be established when economic rights are entrenched as human rights. Economics is the Greek term for the management of the household. To economise is to get the most for … Read More

Greek Debt Tan

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Renegade Economists 206 Listen to the podcast weekly, broadcast from the almighty 3CR. Broadcast Oct, 26th, 2011 Listen to the interview. K.F: Let’s have a chat with Yanis Tziligakis. He’s a New York based academic – he’s got a bachelors, a masters, and a phd in the field of physics – he’s now realized he’s got to get his head … Read More

The Recession We Could Have Avoided

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Presented by Dr Gavin Putland Thursday November 6th, 6.45pm As the panic sets in and discussions about a new financial framework at the Bretton Woods 2 meeting grow, Dr Putland will measure up the trends that continue to lead us into asset bubbles. What can be done to avoid them? What should the G20 countries be focusing on? What can … Read More

Credit Focus Masks Deeper Issue

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photo credit: TheeErin Some A$2 trillion has been pumped into banks globally. Last night saw a record amount of commercial paper sold in the US, with the Fed buying some US$60 billion in debt. A record day in the US sharemarket followed. How many more days like that will last until the Fed’s kitty needs to be replenished? The Republican … Read More