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Subprime Borrowers: Sub-Saharan Africa's Eurobond borrowing. #Ethiopia. #Africa

 

‘…So, are shortsighted financial markets, working with shortsighted governments, laying the groundwork for the world’s next debt crisis?…’

Joseph E. Stiglitz and  Hamid Rashid

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/sub-saharan-africa-s-subprime-borrowers-by-joseph-e–stiglitz-and-hamid-ras… 2,875 more words

African Studies

Fraud in the Federal Tax Code....$482,000,000,000 plus OWED!

Fraud in the Tax Code

December 19, 2014 from the National Center for Policy Analysis:

According to a new report from Senator Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), America’s tax gap — the difference between the amount of taxes owed to the federal government and the amount actually received — will be close to $483 billion in 2014. 386 more words

Barack Obama

Schumpeterian ‘Great Gap’ Thesis Revisited - by Abdul Azim Islahi

Joseph Schumpeter famously claimed that there is a ‘great gap’ of 500 years in the history of economic thought, from the Greeks to Thomas Aquinas.  In this article, … 1,251 more words

Economics And Finance

Democrats Can't Win Elections Without Their Urban-Plantation Blacks "Feeling" Victimized

WSJ’s Jason Riley: Obama “Urging Black Americans To Continue To See Themselves As Victims”

(But Democrats can’t win elections without their urban-plantation blacks “feeling” victimized. They’d go out of business permanently without promoting victimization “feelings” among feminists of all ilk, from college, presidents, professors, and students of all sexes, sizes and colors. 53 more words

National Politics

US Employment: Women not working

WOMEN NOT WORKING by Claire Cain Miller and Liz Alderman at the New York Times:

Since Kerry Devine, 32, and her friends began having children, she has noticed a stark difference between her female friends in Auburn, Wash., where she lives, and those in England and Cyprus, where she grew up. 464 more words

Economics And Finance

Woman Not Working

WHY U.S. WOMEN ARE LEAVING JOBS BEHIND

by Claire Cain Miller and Liz Alderman at the New York Times:

Since Kerry Devine, 32, and her friends began having children, she has noticed a stark difference between her female friends in Auburn, Wash., where she lives, and those in England and Cyprus, where she grew up. 464 more words

American Culture

The Vanishing Male Worker......as America Falls Behind

The Vanishing Male Worker

December 15, 2014 from the National Center for Policy Analysis:

Since the late 1960s, the portion of working-age men (between 25 and 54 years of age) who are out of the workforce has more than tripled and sits at 16 percent today. 240 more words

Marxism