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June 28, 2019           |                                       

Jelani seeks help from a financial advisor, wanting to learn more about investments and building credit. Tati and Alex walk in fashion week for a luxury brand. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-BROADLY Come find us: Broadly | https://broadly.vice.com Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/BroadlyTV Twitter | https://twitter.com/broadly Tumblr | http://broadlytv.tumblr.com Instagram | https://instagram.com/broadly Pinterest | https://www.pinterest.com/broadlytv Newsletter | http://bit.ly/1JKF1oA More […]

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<!– –> Jaime Harrison, former Chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Already backed by fundraising money from lobbyists and foreign agents, a former Podesta Group lobbyist launched his campaign to unseat Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on May 29. Jaime Harrison, a longtime revolving door member with a lengthy lobbying history, […]

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<!– –> Former Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) is by far the richest Democratic presidential contender, with an estimated net worth ranging from $56 million to $280 million, according to personal financial disclosure data. (Scott Olson/Getty Images) Check out the net worth and financial disclosures of the 2020 Democrats. For a detailed analysis of President Donald […]

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No to calls for “national unity” after the burning of Notre Dame in Paris By Alex Lantier 20 April 2019 The calls in the French media and ruling elite for national unity after a horrific fire devastated Notre Dame cathedral on Monday in Paris deserve nothing but contempt. Their goals are obvious. They aim to […]

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Pakistan Premier Shuffles Cabinet After Finance Minister Quits Amid Financial Crisis

April 18, 2019           |                                       

Pakistan’s prime minister has reshuffled his cabinet after Finance Minister Asad Umar resigned amid criticism of the government’s handling of a mounting financial crisis. Umar’s resignation on April 18 has turned up the pressure on Prime Minister Imran Khan, who’s facing growing outrage over spiraling consumer goods prices. The rupee has lost 30 percent of […]

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This article is part of a series by openDemocracy and the Bretton Woods Project on the crisis of multilateralism. The views expressed are those of the author’s only, and are not necessarily representative of either organisation. In recent years Counter Balance has explored the new wave of large-scale infrastructure projects financed all over the world […]

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As a slight aside there is a wider structural similarity between more conventional Marxism and neoclassical economics in their respective approaches to value/wealth. Both share a representational approach to value. For conventional Marxism value is determined by a hidden, non-measurable realm of ‘socially necessary abstract labour time’ (as noted above) which is then represented by […]

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Job Gain Points to a U.S. Economy Slowing but Hardly Stalling

April 5, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON — A month ago, many economists fretted that the 10-year U.S. expansion looked wobbly. But after the government reported Friday that hiring rebounded in March, the economy suddenly looks sturdy again. Growth has weakened since last year to something closer to the modest pace that has prevailed for most of the nearly decade-long expansion. […]

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Last summer, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer failed to name a candidate for a minority position on the Securities and Exchange Commission, and now Wall Street lawyers are celebrating a virtual amnesty that they think could last the rest of Donald Trump’s term. In a remarkably candid editorial, five partners with the D.C. law firm […]

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It’s a pet theory of mine, probably wrong, but nonetheless fun to think about, that it’s Trump’s role as debtor that holds a key to his appeal. In June 2016, Donald Trump told CBS This Morning, “I’m the king of debt. I’m great with debt. Nobody knows debt better than me.” And it’s true: Trump […]

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Weaponizing the World Bank and IMF

March 25, 2019           |                                       

This is a transcript of the full interview with PressTV for their Program “Economic Divide”, of which sections were aired in this broadcast – “U.S. military use of IMF, World Bank” Background Wikileaks revelation The U.S. Army states that major global financial institutions — such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the […]

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Times of crises are all too often capitalised on by the right as an opportunity to bulldoze through an agenda of privatisation, deregulation and austerity, with corrosive implications for our economy and social fabric. Far from taking back control, the Tories’ Brexit dream is one in which Britain leads a race to the bottom, and […]

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