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We're in the Eye of a Global Financial Hurricane, by Charles Hugh Smith

You can buy growth with debt for awhile, but then you have to pay it back. From Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com:

The only “growth” we’re experiencing are the financial cancers of systemic risk and financialization’s soaring wealth/income inequality. 490 more words

Economics

Monsanto, Dow, Syngenta: rush for mega-mergers puts food security at risk

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/may/05/monsanto-dow-syngenta-rush-for-mega-mergers-puts-food-security-at-risk?CMP=ema-1706&CMP=


Monsanto, Dow, Syngenta: rush for mega-mergers puts food security at risk
by Jennifer Clapp, theguardian.com
Recent deals in the global agrochemical and seed industry, driven by financial motivations, are a threat to farmers, prices and the environment… 645 more words

Food System

The levee gonna break - Debt, demographics, productivity and financialization

Macro Letter – No 55 – 20-05-2016

The levee gonna break – Debt, demographics, productivity and financialization

  • Debt and leverage since the financial crisis has continued to rise…
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REVIEW: "Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business" by Rana Foroohar

Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business, by Rana Foroohar

Crown Business, ISBN: 978-0553447231

Copyright May 2016, Hardcover, 400 Pages… 1,484 more words

Book Reviews

Financialising Biopower (2): The Rise of the New Biopolitics

# This is a work in progress, please consult the author for citation #

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

According to its conceptual inventor, Michel Foucault, biopolitics designate every political strategy that aims at governing, administering, modifying, directing, and modeling the life itself through intervention of it by means of truth-knowledge, practice, institution, and law.

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Financialising Biopower (1): The New Logic of Financialisation in the Era of Sustainability

# This is a work in progress, please consult the author for citation #

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

The primary objective of this research is to attempt at constructing a model to understand and to map out the contemporary diagram of biopolitics in the aftermath of crisis.

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Congress Excessively Financialized Our Economy Creating Financial Crisis & More Poverty

John Maynard Keynes – British economist – Father of Keynesian Economics
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We have “automatic stabilizer” to counteract recessions. I believe we need”automatic stabilizers” to counter act “irrational exuberance” and bubble formation” 13,185 more words
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