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Another Keystone Pipeline delay with Dr Ilena Johnson, economist

SATURDAY: Another Keystone Pipeline delay with Dr Ilena Johnson, economist……Listen in now at http://t.co/r1Z0QGvX6e #BlogTalkRadio

— Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) April 19, 2014

US Politics

Ten questions for Thomas Piketty, the economist who exposed capitalism's fatal flaw

Thomas Piketty is in high demand.

The 42-year old French economist’s new book Capital in the Twenty-First Century offers a nerve-wracking argument: Because the return on investment tends to exceed the rate of growth, inequality isn’t an unintended consequence but an inevitable part of capitalism, and higher taxes on wealth are required to protect democratic society. 2,699 more words

Jobless Claims - Good News?

The Labor Department released their weekly jobless claims figures this morning for the week ending April 12 and the initial take seems to be positive as jobless claims were only 304,000, which is the lowest it has been since September 2007. 122 more words

US Economy

Monopoly Money

Money, although it is just paper, is the most powerful influence in this world. The United States economy is based on money. It’s funny because much of the money people use is electronic. 545 more words


"Medical tourism in Medellin Colombia" with Professor Carlos A. Roncal

'Monday: "Medical tourism" with Carlos Roncal, CEO, World Language Schools….Listen in now at http://t.co/iln6zrkycI. #BlogTalkRadio

— Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) April 15, 2014

US-Latin America

What Is the Value of Trade Deals?

Governments have been pursuing trade deals with different countries and economic trading blocs for at least the last 25 years or so. The benefits of increased GDP, more goods produced for less cost, higher corporate profits and greater consumer choice were promised. 608 more words

Education And Finance

US super rich wealthier than we thought, hiding huge sums: Report

A teenager who collects bottles and cans and lives in a city shelter walks near Times Square in New York City.

A new pair of reports suggests that the super rich in the US are richer than we thought. 132 more words