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The spread of ebola

It started in three countries, it started in africa the western of africa. Now it is all over the world, a killer virus. They say we get it from gorillas others say it is not true but the fact is you get it. 583 more words

Lesson Of Life

De-industrialisation and the prospects for socialism

by Michael Roberts

Last week I spoke on a panel that debated De-industrialisation and socialism.  The panel was organised by Spring, a Manchester-based group in England that has become a forum for the discussion of developments in capitalism and their implications for the prospects for socialism ( 1,896 more words

Workers' Rights

a circular economy

The current world economy is dependent on cheap easily available resources and fossil energy. It generates waste and eats into the supply of finite resources which causes increases in prices. 134 more words


China's growth just hit a 5-year low, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy

BEIJING – China’s economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3% last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese leaders’ plans for a controlled slowdown. 706 more words


New fear factor for investors: Disappointing corporate earnings

As if investors didn’t have enough to worry about, corporate earnings are now becoming a fear factor.

A spate of disappointing results in the past week have added to market volatility as traders grow concerned that the weak global economy is hitting corporate bottom lines. 456 more words


Ebola & the World Economy: Should We Be Worried?

The Ebola virus used to seem like something far off in the wilds of Africa. But what began as a few isolated incidents over the past 40 years has recently spread across multiple countries in West Africa, killing over 4,500 people to date. 482 more words


World economy so damaged it may need permanent QE

Source: The Telegraph, by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard

Combined tightening by the United States and China has done its worst. Global liquidity is evaporating.

What looked liked a gentle tap on the brakes by the two monetary superpowers has proved too much for a fragile world economy, still locked in “secular stagnation”. 186 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence