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[205] Hong Kong protests, Pettifor on unsustainable debt and Mosler on US problems

Boom Bust

Our lead story today is Hong Kong. Crowds in Hong Kong swelled over the weekend as protesters gathered to oppose China’s plans to control the city’s 2017 leadership elections as riot police fired tear gas and pepper spray at demonstrators who shut down parts of the city on Sunday. 184 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Better bankruptcy laws could save your life

In recent years, political and economic circles have engaged in much debate—and handwringing—over rising income inequality and the future of entitlement programs like Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. 539 more words


Brave New World

I’ve been caught up in the chaos of the English property market for nigh on a year now, and in that time have lived a very basic existence centered on marketing and selling my home and finding and buying a new one, whilst going through the motions of standard day to day existence. 601 more words

Moving House

Finance for kids

According to the Department of Work and Pensions, the number of people living in relative poverty has fallen by 100,000 over the last year.  That’s great news but still means that a lot of people are struggling.  167 more words


Student Debts

I recently graduated from university with a Bachelor of Commerce. This fancy piece of paper cost me about $40,000. Out of that, I am responsible to pay the government back a little under $20,000. 438 more words

Broke Bachelorette