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Third World Debt

Beyond Money

Robert Koehler | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The economy should not be an end in itself, an irresistible force that we fail to serve at our peril -- yet that's the conventional attitude. The economic suicides of Europe are testimony to the prevalence of this belief.

Haiti: The Spectacle

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Koehler

The obscenity of this viewing moment -- microphone aimed at the rubble -- has nothing to do with the ethics of the profession, or "ethics" at all. It's infinitely bigger. It' about our relationship to poverty.

The IMF Catapults From Shunned Agency to Global Central Bank

Ellen Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ellen Brown

The U.S. can settle its debts and get its own house in order, but that would cause world trade to contract. A substitute global reserve currency is needed to fuel the global economy while the U.S. solves its debt problems.

Time to Forgive, Forget, and Find a Little Jubilee

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Randall Amster

Money is the means to everything from food to sex, so it's no surprise what people are willing to do to obtain it, from criminal activities to simply ignoring the rising tide.