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Evening The Playing Field

I was raised in a conservative family and honestly I agree with a lot of the capitalist, free market, pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps principles. But as I learned in econ class, these ideas are based on imaginary models. 691 more words

Econ: Tools of Monetary Policy

     The Fed has a number of monetary tools available to change the money supply and interest rates to affect real output, employment, and price levels. 307 more words

Monetary Policy

Creating the future

I’m deep into writing d4 now, and am finding that it has an underlying connection with my second novel y1. This doesn’t surprise me, I always saw the second three novels in the collection 46.Ascending as being an “octave up”, if you will, from the first three books. 365 more words

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The Most Profitable Gas in the World

The Most Profitable Gas in the World

By Robert Bensh | Tue, 01 April 2014 23:29 | 0

There is only one certainty in Ukraine: The energy sector must and will be transformed, and how long this takes will depend on who ends up in the driver’s seat and how serious they are about becoming a part of Europe and reducing dependence on Russia. 540 more words

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“It is now easier to imagine the end of the world than to imagine the end of capitalism.”

- Frederic Jameson

Thinking about the world without capitalism is impossible.

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Putin and the Law of Gravity

Putin and the Laws of Gravity

MARCH 25, 2014
Thomas L. Friedman
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One thing I learned covering the Middle East for many years is that there is “the morning after” and there is “the morning after the morning after.” Never confuse the two. 891 more words

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It's About Time

World Leaders Will Exclude Putin From Summit Meeting

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR, ALISON SMALE and DAVID M. HERSZENHORNMARCH 24, 2014
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THE HAGUE — President Obama and the leaders of the biggest Western economies agreed on Monday to exclude President Vladimir V. 1,018 more words

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