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Roger Baker :
What’s up with the global economy, and where do we go from here?

A deflationary spiral, such as is now becoming evident globally, acts as a natural poison. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | October 25, 2015 It now appears that the grand yearly addition to total human wealth, the global … finish reading Roger Baker :
What’s up with the global economy, and where do we go from here?

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Roger Baker : Is Capitalism in Deep Trouble?

Illustration by Latuff / Marxist.com. Before the fall?Terminal Capitalism / Part 2 We take a closer look at the role natural resource limits in combination with the excesses of unregulated finance capital are playing in blocking a global economic recovery. … finish reading Roger Baker : Is Capitalism in Deep Trouble?

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Roger Baker : It’s Official: Karl Marx Was Right!

Karl Marx’s grave in Highgate Cemetery, London. Wait… so, Karl Marx was right?Terminal capitalism / Part 1 The doubts about the viability of capitalism as a system now extend far beyond its traditional critics. By Roger Baker | The Rag … finish reading Roger Baker : It’s Official: Karl Marx Was Right!

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BOOKS / Roger Baker : Richard Heinberg’s ‘The End of Growth’

Another ‘inconvenient truth’:Richard Heinberg’s The End of Growth “The central assertion of this book is both simple and startling: economic growth as we have known it is over and done with.” — Richard Heinberg, introduction to The End of Growth … finish reading BOOKS / Roger Baker : Richard Heinberg’s ‘The End of Growth’

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BOOKS / Roger Baker : Richard Heinberg’s ‘The End of Growth’

Another ‘inconvenient truth’:Richard Heinberg’s The End of Growth “The central assertion of this book is both simple and startling: economic growth as we have known it is over and done with.” — Richard Heinberg, introduction to The End of Growth … finish reading BOOKS / Roger Baker : Richard Heinberg’s ‘The End of Growth’

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Roger Baker : Playing ‘Peak-a-Boo’ With the Earth

Cartoon by Andrew Weldon / The Age / National Museum of Australia-Canberra.Coming soon:Peak oil, peak driving, peak cars Part I: Fuel prices and the global oil supply By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / June 8, 2011 In recent … finish reading Roger Baker : Playing ‘Peak-a-Boo’ With the Earth

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Ellen LaConte : A Really Scary Story for Stephen King

Time to be scared straight?Dear Stephen King:An open letter to one American who really could scare the rest of us into action By Ellen LaConte / The Rag Blog / June 6, 2011 I’ve been participating in an email discussion … finish reading Ellen LaConte : A Really Scary Story for Stephen King

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Roger Baker : Karl Marx, the Tea Party, and our Political Economy

A Tea Party take on the economy. Photo from the Los Angeles Times.The shifting currents ofOur political economy By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / June 23, 2010 Marx used to refer to what we now call the “economy” … finish reading Roger Baker : Karl Marx, the Tea Party, and our Political Economy

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Greg Moses : The Sound of Un-Hatched Chickens Crashing

Generation Payback:The cash value of capitalism By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / May 9, 2010 Confronted on Tax Day by satellite visions of free market capitalism led by the American Tea Party, global investors began to exit the … finish reading Greg Moses : The Sound of Un-Hatched Chickens Crashing

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Greg Moses : Chinese Dragon in Aftershock?

Chinese dragon: still snorting through the global depression? Image from Scrape TV.Still time to put jobs first? In the chatter of Chinese ministers sounds a worry that the ‘socialist market economy’ could come out of the economic crisis fatter than … finish reading Greg Moses : Chinese Dragon in Aftershock?

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Sid Eschenbach: Myth-Busting for Dummies

An Idiot’s Guide to Myth-BustingBy Sid Eschenbach / The Rag Blog / April 19, 2009 All things come to an end, and this deep recession will not be the exception no matter what policy roads are taken. However, the speed … finish reading Sid Eschenbach: Myth-Busting for Dummies

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Some Fundamental Changes in Decision-Making in Germany and the USA

THIS IS SATIRE on the front page of “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.” Photo by David MacBryde.Some fundamental changes in decision-making in Germany and the USA — pointed at by the Rag Blog Berlin correspondentBy David MacBryde / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Some Fundamental Changes in Decision-Making in Germany and the USA

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