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Who Gets to Sit in First Class Airline Seats?

This was a question exercising Richard Wolff, a self-styled Marxist economics professor, in a recent talk on Alternative Radio. Its programs monotonously demonize capitalism or U.S. 708 more words

Economics

21st Century Tipping Point Bookshelf

A selection of recommended books to help navigate the 21st Century Tipping Point as we transition to a new way of life. Includes sustainability, climate change, peak oil, the challenges of civilisation, and how we can adapt to a changing world. 1,426 more words

Book Reviews

A Post Keynesian response to Piketty

The rejection of specific theoretical arguments does not diminish the achievements of Piketty’s work. Capital is an outstanding work, it has brought issues of wealth and income distribution to the spotlight, where heterodox economists have failed to do so.

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Economics

Hillary Proclaims That "Businesses Do Not Create Jobs"

The question remains on the lips of the Democratic faithful,

Who are we going to get to run for President in 2016? We have to make Americans forget about the miserable failure of a president we have in there now!

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Politics

The importance of having a Vision

I happened to read this article by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Dubai. 585 more words

Economics

Space travel is going virtual

Nasa looks to virtual reality ‘holodecks’ – powered by Oculus Rift to keep astronauts sane in space

Without some miraculous breakthrough in propulsion technology the future of space travel is going to be a lot like a family holiday driving to France. 107 more words

Virtual Reality

The Rise of China

Today saw in papers that China has started Asian, and rightly India became an member too. This bank is crucial for the world Economy, this will weaken the dollar and will promote exports from USA thus increasing the jobs there. 425 more words