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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 9:11 PM

Comparison: ...

Democracy is among other things the rule of majority public opinion. Plutocracy is the rule of the wealthy few over and against the popular majority. To understand the different meanings of these two terms, you can consult a dictionary. You can [more]

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 7:16 PM

James Galbraith on Greece

... the true hope – the only hope – for Europe lies in a “No” vote on Sunday, followed by renewed negotiations and a better deal. “Yes” is a vote for fear, against dignity and independence. Fear is powerful – but dignity and independence have a [more]

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 6:35 PM

Greece: Historical Backgrounder

Exclusive: The usual narrative of the Greek economic tragedy is that the country is paying for its past profligacy, but there is deeper back story of political repression fueled by major powers intervening in Greece and contributing to a [more]

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 4:49 PM

Re: Oil Rig Count Rises For First Time In 30 Weeks

[count] rose by 12 to 640
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"If OPEC just stops refusing to trim its production, we would increase oil rig count even more!" [ ... just heard this statement uttered on CBC News Radio [more]

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 3:41 PM

Berman

Conclusions

The availability of capital to fund unconventional production is the key to how long low oil prices will last going forward. If the flow of capital continues, then the production surplus and lower oil prices will also
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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 3:35 PM

Re: China's AIIB Launched Yesterday

Btw, ... we are just learning that BRICS involvement in Greek bailout has been on the table for a while!

WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange said: "Today's publication further demonstrates that the United States' economic [more]

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 2:56 PM

Re: File: 'This Guy Needs Killin'!

Another target: Greek FinMin:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3YF38exVNo

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 2:44 PM

File: 'This Guy Needs Killin'!

Attempt at practicing democracy!

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras statement to the Greek nation:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlrkjqCiIe0

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 2:32 PM

Re: China's AIIB Launched Yesterday

No rest for the wicked! Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road is being constructed:

In the last two weeks, China has actively solidified economic, political and military ties with both Russia and India – two of its [more]

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 10:58 AM

Protection Racket!

Well, ... the bombing (verbal and physical!) show must go on. There's no business like war business!

... [T]he increasing military budgets for 2015 compared with the previous year are: Czech Republic (+3.7%), Estonia (+7.3%), Latvia [more]

Wed Jul 1

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 10:28 PM

Re: In defense of free speech

You want Trump as POTUS? Here is an endorsement!

Perhaps it has occurred to you as it has to me that the United States is no longer capable of producing political leadership. In the current issue of Trends Journal, Gerald Celente [more]

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 6:54 PM

Re: Oil Sands Crude 20% Worse Than Regular Crude

The authors note that Canada’s oil sands production is expected to more than double over the next 15 years, ....
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Ah! The next 15 years, ...

Investment death [more]

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 4:04 PM

Re: Joseph Stiglitz on Greece

More from Stiglitz ....

When, five years ago, Greece's crisis began, Europe extended a helping hand. But it was far different from the kind of help that one would have wanted, far different from what one might have expected if there was [more]

Tue Jun 30

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 2:55 PM

Uber-hacker hacked!

... twice in two days!

CSIS website down due to another cyberattack
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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 1:27 PM

Re: Eeny, meeny, miny, moe, ...

F#ck this.
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Yes. Just imagine if all the t1t-rhyming words would require this modification, too?


bit, bitt, brit, Brit, chit, dit, fit, flit, frit, git, grit, hit, it, kit, knit, lit, mitt, [more]

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 1:17 PM

Re: China's AIIB Launched Yesterday

I suspect that loan would be strictly restricted to financing a natural gas pipeline! See "Pipeonomics" thread.

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 1:12 PM

Re: Eeny, meeny, miny, moe, ...

... while at unz.com, here is supplemental article. A view from inside Russia. It should help to choose! Hail, fire and brimstone, new sanctions or the US tanks on its borders, Russia takes things in stride. ... A [more]

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wcaseym posted to the Free For All Economics board. 12:32 PM

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe, ...

... choosing thy enemy! Michael T. Klare latest:

America’s grand strategy, its long-term blueprint for advancing national interests and countering major adversaries, is in total disarray. Top officials lurch from crisis to crisis, [more]

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 11:22 AM

Re: China's AIIB Launched Yesterday

The bank is real.
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Greece the very first client?

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wcaseym replied to the Free For All Economics board. 11:06 AM

Re: Pipeonomics!

Sort of related. It's about North Stream, this story:

...Two days before the swaggering Sec-Def [Carter] touched down in Germany, Gazprom announced that it was putting the finishing touches on a massive deal that would double the amount [more]

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