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Injuns worth more than weeds? When?

One would think that to construct a pipeline that would transport petroleum across many states of the US would require extensive consultation with local, state and federal authorities – as well as those would be affected by such a venture. 465 more words

Neoliberalism

Economic Citizenship and Resource Nationalism

What is resource nationalism, and why is it important? One of Wikipedia’s shortest entries, “resource nationalism” nonetheless appears in 372 files published by WikiLeaks… 4,586 more words

GLOBALIZATION

Theresa May: church, state, and party

Who is Theresa May and what does she stand for? Does she represent a break from the Cameron government or a continuation of it? Can she reduce inequality in society? 1,655 more words

Neoliberalism

Before Trump, top economist Joseph Stiglitz warned about globalization

Summary: Lost amidst his bombast and folly, Trump has challenged key bipartisan policies of US elites. That is why they hate and fear him. That’s why attacks on him seldom mention issues, focusing instead on his character and language. 2,028 more words

Economics

Fundamental Flaw in Kaveri Agreement - Karnataka's Lower Riparian Rights Ignored

When you look at Bengalur or broadly the Mysur urban scene you find the most industrious people and entrepreneurs are from other states. The lobby is so brutal towards migrants that the natives are told as being least entrepreneurial and lazy among Indians . 2,250 more words

Economics

Let's talk about Keynes

“The decadent international but individualistic capitalism in the hands of which we found ourselves after the war is not a success. It is not intelligent. It is not beautiful. 1,040 more words

Politics

Yay for Abe

Courtesy of Dean Baker, one of my favorite economists, I read this interesting article about Shinzo Abe’s stimulus plan in Japan. It turns out that, contrary to the assertion of venal hacks like Fareed Zakaria, the Abe government’s intervention in the economy has done a lot of good. 334 more words

Cultural Marxism