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Madrid Court Strikes Down Spanish Government’s Local Lockdown Measures

News Wire | 21stcenturywire.com MADRID – A Madrid court on Thursday struck down a government order imposing a partial coronavirus lockdown on the Spanish capital, ruling in favour of the Madrid region in a standoff with national authorities just before … Continue reading

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The Surveillance Economy

IRL | irlpodcast.org In her new book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, Harvard Business School’s Shoshana Zuboff argues that tech companies — like Google and Facebook — collect so much personal data for profit, that they’re changing the fundamentals of … Continue reading

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Headlines: Trust is Necessary for a Stable Economy….

Source: Washington Post Most policy makers still don’t understand the urgent need to restore trust in our financial system, or the need to prosecute Wall Street executives for fraud and other criminal wrongdoing. But top economists have been saying for … Continue reading

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China to control Mother Nature, steps up man-made rain initiative

Source: Knovel China is hoping to use its growing scientific prowess as it works to help fight drought conditions affecting parts of the country. China is turning its attention toward the sky as it works to coax Mother Nature into … Continue reading

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Monbiot: wrong again – ‘Peak Oil’ this time

James Delingpole The Telegraph Until recently George “Reverse-Cassandra” Monbiot was very, very worried about Peak Oil. Here’s what he wrote in 2007: The disasters invoked by the peaking of global oil supplies can be avoided only with a “crash progamme” … Continue reading

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Making Money – Greece

SBS Journeyman Pictures July 2012 While political parties bitterly debate Greece’s future in the eurozone, locals are finding their own solutions – one that doesn’t rely on the Euro at all. Could the people of Volos have found the answer? … Continue reading

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Joe Hockey accuses Julia Gillard of ‘lecturing’ world on economic management

Simon Benson & Alison McMeekin Herald Sun/Daily Telegraph UPDATE: THE Australian economy might be a shining light amid the global economic gloom, however Julia Gillard’s decision to write to world leaders about economic management has been slammed by the opposition … Continue reading

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The Elite Are Attempting To Convince Us That Killing Off The Elderly Is Good For America

Michael Snyder Activist Post What should be done with elderly Americans when they become very seriously ill? Should we try to save their lives or should we just let them die? Unfortunately, there is a growing consensus among the “intellectual … Continue reading

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Flashback -150th Anniversary of Genocide: How British Free Trade Starved Millions During Ireland’s Potato Famine

Paul Gallagher The American Almanac The May 24-26, 1995 White House Conference on the economic development of Northern Ireland, continues an important policy initiative by which President Clinton has already helped bring a season of peace to Ulster after 25 … Continue reading

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The End of Globalisation – World – October 2008

Journeyman Pictures The global financial machine has ground perilously close to a halt. This timely film explores what went wrong with economic globalisation. How could the financial world have miscalculated so badly? We define what globalisation means in terms of … Continue reading

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