Web Neutrality: Black Screens

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photo credit: Nicholas Gray Renegade Economist Show 80 as broadcast on www.3cr.org.au on Wed March 11th Black Screens: Brenda Wallace from the Wellington activist community discusses kiwi government tactics to reduce internet freedoms. Karl is back from NZ and whips through the growing media storm we are building with co-host Alice Bleby. Dont forget Speed Renting next Tues 17th and … Read More

Renegade Economist Interviews Now Online

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photo credit: ky_olsen We now have an extensive list of radio interviews collected over the last 18 months of the Renegade Economists radio show. Listen at your leisure to Phil Anderson, Fred Foldvary, Alanna Hartzok or Fred Harrison by clicking on any of the links. Click the arrow to download them. We hope you find them useful. Soon we will … Read More

Pumped Money Supply – No Wonder Oil Peaks

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With oil surging $15 overnight to record levels for a single day’s trading, one wonders if economic theory is understood by Paulson’s panickers. With US$247 billion pumped into the global banking system over the last week by the world’s central banks to assist liquidity in the short term money market, one wonders why the US Fed now jumps to the … Read More

Recessionary forces building fast – $5K US homes

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A home bought for $110,000 in Flint, Michigan (2005) was recently foreclosed and can’t be sold for even $5,000. In an ominous sign of financial troubles; Fannie Mae acquired twice as many homes through foreclosure in the first quarter as it sold, regulatory filings show. The oversupply of homes is now coming home to hurt the US and increasingly the … Read More