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Postcapitalism (part 2)

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Paul Mason’s perspective on the current plight of capitalism develops from his understanding of the crises that have occurred periodically in the history of capitalism. 1,248 more words

Claim: We should Print 100s of Billions of Dollars to Finance UN Climate Action

By Eric Worrall – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

Michael Metcalfe, a senior merchant banker who gave a TED Talk in 2014 campaigning for money to be printed on a vast scale, to fund global charities, now wants governments to print 100s of billions of dollars, to combat Climate Change. 925 more words

Monetary Policy

Gold Coinage Can Still Cause Inflation

There is a certain myth that if we valued our money in gold instead of fiat it would have a stable value.   The history of coinage and minting shows that this is not true.   861 more words

Finance

What Is Consumer Price Index and How Does It Affects Us?

(Source: dollarsandsense.sg)

Many headlines in Singapore have been reporting “negative inflation” trends in Singapore’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) over the last close to two years. 481 more words

Singapore

Venezuela: Continuing down the rabbit hole of ineptitude

Unbridled inflation tends to wreak havoc with economies, but one would think that if any industry were to benefit from rampant rising prices it would be that of paper currency manufacturers. 573 more words

History

Have a break. Have a Kitkat?

One Sunday afternoon, after attending church, I went to the nearest grocery store to buy foods and stuff for my family. I volunteered to be the one who will be doing this as a part of my contribution for us. 663 more words

Financial Management

Australia’s central bank cuts interest rate to 1.75%

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Australia’s central bank opted for an interest rate cut on Tuesday (May 3), after official measures of underlying inflation slowed to a record low in the first quarter. 259 more words

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