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A $15 Minimum Wage Part 1: Killing Jobs

For many people a hot button issue, one I thought was confined to the United States. Now in my country of residence Canada, not only is there a movement starting to petition for a $15 per hour minimum wage in my province but an experiment with Guaranteed Income as well. 991 more words

Business

Will the Economy Affect the Presidential Election?

I’m tired of the word “circus” when describing the 2016 Presidential election. It’s much worse than a circus as the connotation of that word is an event that includes fun and games. 370 more words

Finance

The Late, Great Capitalism

Some people think that capitalism is in serious decline. Does it really matter? The thing is that capitalism is already dead and buried… but they forgot to write the obituary. 211 more words

Doug Casey Warns: "It's The Next Stage Of The Greater Depression... The Economy Is Going To Be Very, Very Bad"

Source: SHTFPlan.com, by Mac Slavo

While President Obama took credit this weekend for saving the world economy from a global depression and stock markets are hovering around all-time highs, not everyone is convinced that central bank policy and government involvement in financial markets has stabilized the system. 954 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

FIXING ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL INEQUALITY

Since President Teddy Roosevelt took on the mantle of trust buster at the turn of the 20th century, government regulation through anti-trust laws and other regulatory mechanisms has been recognized as the only way to counterbalance corporate power and individual wealth… 407 more words

Corporate Power And Influence

19 Facts That Prove Things In America Are Worse Than They Were Six Months Ago

By Michael Snyder – The Economic Collapse Blog Has the U.S. economy gotten better over the past six months or has it gotten worse? In this article, you will find solid proof that the U.S. 26 more words

News/ Current Events

Don't forget how crucial the economy is to peace in Syria

This blog, written with Julia Karlysheva, was originally published in The Guardian on 15 March 2016, and is also on International Alert’s website.

Economy and peace are intimately linked. 570 more words

Peacebuilding