Archive for October, 2010

Pop Quiz: How Do You Stop Sea Captains From Killing Their Passengers?

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Fraud Caused the 1930s Depression and the Current Financial Crisis

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Why Thin Is Still In | Anthropologist investigates fashion industry’s fascination with size-zero models. They dominate couture catwalks because designers like it that way. "It’s really hard to find size 12 or 14 girls that are fierce"

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‘How To Forge A Client’s Signature’ And Other Lessons From Inside The Ameriquest Sub-Prime Sweatshop

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Krugman’s prophecy of doom

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The Global Poverty Paradox

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Kiyosaki’s Rise and Fall of American Democracy

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Zombie economic ideas still among us Professor John Quiggin, author of "Zombie Economics," talks with Kai Ryssdal about how some economic ideas can be zombies — theories that refuse to die no matter how wrong they prove to be.

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Dear Currency Manipulators, Thank you and keep doing what you are doing. Love, Hyundai Motors and Kia Motors (and shareholders)

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An economist busts the myth of green energy jobs creating an economic recovery in America.

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Zombie bonds attack! So the latest in the housing crisis won’t necessarily make for a great horror flick, but there’s a second wave of toxic assets coming. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes a look at what will happen in "Toxic Assets, Part II."

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Hugh Hendry – Audio Interview – "I’m short $2billion 10 yr. Japanese Industrial Credit @ 1%"

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Income disequilibrium – The top 74 Americans earned an average of $518 million in the economic troubling year of 2009. Top 1 percent earned 14 percent of all earnings in 2009 versus 11 percent in 1989.

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The reason our financial system has routinely gotten into trouble, with periodic waves of depression like the one we’re battling now, may be due to a flawed perception not just of the roles of banking and credit but of the nature of money itself.

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French Protesters Call for International Bank Run on December 7 2010. The Germans and English are reportedly joining them.

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Silver Manipulation Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

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Is it possible that there’s a foreclosure conflict of interest?

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The New Socialism: Global Collectivist Society Is Coming Online

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Points of control = Rents – wonkish note on rent-seeking in tech. On Facebook: "It’s a network effect, but the first to be based on our most personal social network. Maybe this will come to be called Faustian rent."

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Ok, to you econs out there: I made an outline of a hypothetical bank run in America, what do you guys think the economic repercussions of this would be?"

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This is related to the French organising a bank run this December as a demonstration measure.

She doesnt know…

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