Author Archives: Tereza Coraggio

Glocal Econ 20: Vanquishing the Debt Spider

Homework Due: Web of Debt, Ch 41 & 42 Wizards of Money 20: Battle of the Dragons: Oil vs. Insurance Extra listening: Unwelcome Guests #599: What Economics Can’t Tell You About Money Canadian Radio: Day 6: A Cashless Money System … Continue reading

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Glocal Econ 19: Caribbean Conspiracies and Canadian Austerities

Homework Due: Web of Debt Chapters 39 & 40 Wizards of Money 19: The Education Sweepstakes Extra reading: A 2020 Vision: extended outline Web of Debt Blog: Oh Canada! Imposing Austerity on the World’s Most Resource-Rich Country Extra listening: David … Continue reading

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Glocal Econ 18: Goldbugs, Greenbacks and e-Bucks

Homework Due: Web of Debt Chapters 37 & 38 Wizards of Money  18: Where Wall Street Crosses Auburn Avenue Extra listening – Democracy Now with Matt Taibbi on Goldman Sachs exec Greg Smith and Too Crooked to Fail – Bank … Continue reading

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Glocal Econ 17: Positive Thinking and Parallel Currencies

Homework Due: Web of Debt, Chapters 35 and 36 Wizards of Money 17 Caught Between a Dock and a Sweatshop Extra listening: Third Paradigm 43: Joy, Luck and the Religion of Prosperity Extra viewing: Democracy Now tribute to Yip Harburg … Continue reading

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Glocal Econ 16: Shotgun Mergers and Backdoor Bailouts

Homework Due: Web of Debt Chapters 33 & 34 Extra viewing: Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine 22 min. Occupy the SEC on Democracy Now 11 min. Extra reading: Argentine Advice for Greece: “Default Now!” by … Continue reading

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Glocal Econ 15: The Matter-Antimatter with Credit and Debt

Homework Due: Web of Debt Chapters 31 & 32 Wizards of Money 16: There’s a Generic in my Shark Fin Soup Democracy Now interview of Yves Smith, author of Naked Capitalism, on the 50-State, $25B Mortgage Settlement Extra listening: Making … Continue reading

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Glocal Econ 14: Homeland Insecurity and the Mortgage

Homework Due: Web of Debt Chapter 30 (from last class) Wizards of Money episode 15: Homeland Securitizations and Overseas Vacations 15-minute Video: TEDx talk from Thailand by Jon Jandai called Life is Easy Further reading: The Grip of Death by … Continue reading

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Glocal Econ 13: The Mortgage Death Grip

Homework Due: Web of Debt Chapter 30 Wizards of Money 14: The Trade Federation and the Intergalactic Banking Clan Extra Credit: Catherine Austin Fitts on Guns and Butter, “Unpacking Mr. Global” Hour One Hour Two Also Unwelcome Guests #579 Financial … Continue reading

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Glocal Econ 12: India’s Zenith and America’s Nadir

Homework Due: Web of Debt Chapters 28 & 29 Wizards of Money 13: Bankruptcy Bill’s Shootout at the Social Safety Net Extra Credit: PBS Special Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy. Also Ron Paul on The End of … Continue reading

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Glocal Econ 11: Fiat Paper Tigers and Chinese Miracles

Homework Due: Web of Debt Chapters 26 & 27 Wizards of Money 12: The Imperial Budget and the Mythical Lock-Box Chris Martensen’s The Crash Course Extra credit: Zeitgeist Moving Forward or Unwelcome Guests Episode 573: I Spit in the Face of … Continue reading

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