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The EU are working on an unrealistic scheme with benefits on paper, but not in the real world where they are in competition with a Communist economic giant like China.
The EU are working on an unrealistic scheme with benefits on paper, but not in the real world where they are in competition with a Communist economic giant like China.
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"Afghanistan is on the brink of a mass starvation. This winter, more than half the population is expected to face potentially life-threatening levels of food insecurity. Malnutrition wards are already flooded with starving children."
"Afghanistan is on the brink of a mass starvation. This winter, more than half the population is expected to face potentially life-threatening levels of food insecurity. Malnutrition wards are already flooded with starving children."
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"Popular critiques of financial deregulation often blame the City of London’s excessive political influence. But financialization wasn’t imposed on capitalism by elite plotting — it was a political response to its inherent crisis _...Read More_
"Popular critiques of financial deregulation often blame the City of London’s excessive political influence. But financialization wasn’t imposed on capitalism by elite plotting — it was a political response to its inherent crisis _...Read More_
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"For months, medical experts warned that leaving large areas of the world unvaccinated would make new variants inevitable. But for Big Pharma, profits come before public health."
"For months, medical experts warned that leaving large areas of the world unvaccinated would make new variants inevitable. But for Big Pharma, profits come before public health."
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"The former US president is working to launch a social media app called Truth Social early next year."
"The former US president is working to launch a social media app called Truth Social early next year."
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>"For second time this week, Turkey’s central bank sold precious US dollar reserves to stem lira’s slide to record low."
>"For second time this week, Turkey’s central bank sold precious US dollar reserves to stem lira’s slide to record low."
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"It might worry you to learn that private firms can create money from nowhere, writes Jack Mosse. Yet the process is widely accepted by economists and commmentators alike, and alarmingly straight forward"
"It might worry you to learn that private firms can create money from nowhere, writes Jack Mosse. Yet the process is widely accepted by economists and commmentators alike, and alarmingly straight forward"
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"Why the developing world is turning against free trade."
"Why the developing world is turning against free trade."
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"Prescription drugs, hospital visits, housing, higher education, and more have all become frighteningly more expensive, far outpacing Americans’ _...Read More_
"Prescription drugs, hospital visits, housing, higher education, and more have all become frighteningly more expensive, far outpacing Americans’ _...Read More_
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>"The rapid devaluation of Turkey’s lira is rippling throughout the country’s private sector."
>"The rapid devaluation of Turkey’s lira is rippling throughout the country’s private sector."
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"President Erdogan has taken control of the economy and pushed lower interest rates as the currency plunges. Turks have been lining up for subsidized bread and cutting back on meat."
"President Erdogan has taken control of the economy and pushed lower interest rates as the currency plunges. Turks have been lining up for subsidized bread and cutting back on meat."
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"Neoliberals say that inflation is directly caused by high social spending and good wages, and that working-class people must sacrifice these to bring prices down. But there are other causes of inflation, and solutions to it that don’t pit _...Read More_
"Neoliberals say that inflation is directly caused by high social spending and good wages, and that working-class people must sacrifice these to bring prices down. But there are other causes of inflation, and solutions to it that don’t pit _...Read More_
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"The legacy of shared trauma, persistent fear and sharpened divisions within European societies make the current phase perilously delicate economically and politically."
"The legacy of shared trauma, persistent fear and sharpened divisions within European societies make the current phase perilously delicate economically and politically."
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"This week’s GDP figures are expected to be terrible, and it would be a mistake to assume our economic malaise is behind us"
"This week’s GDP figures are expected to be terrible, and it would be a mistake to assume our economic malaise is behind us"
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"Uncertainty can have an important impact on economic activity, but it is not directly observable. This column presents the features of the European Commission’s new index for uncertainty in the economy, based on its EU-wide Programme of _...Read More_
"Uncertainty can have an important impact on economic activity, but it is not directly observable. This column presents the features of the European Commission’s new index for uncertainty in the economy, based on its EU-wide Programme of _...Read More_