Category Archives: Stock Market

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 8 – Bear Raids and Hedge Fund Hogs

Q’s for Chapter 17 – Wright Patman Exposes the Money Machine Wright Patman saw big business, chain stores, and tax-exempt foundations as complicit with the Fed in opposing farmers and small businesses. Are these considered Main Street? Is there a … Continue reading

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Glocal Econ 8: Locked Stocks and (Over a) Barrel – How Finance Controls Trade

Homework Due: Reading: Web of Debt, Ch. 17, 18 & 19 Audio: Smithy’s Wizards of Money episode 8 – Trading Nature & Cooking the Books (transcript here) Video: Life and Debt On Life and Debt, a Bermudian named Christian Dunleavy … Continue reading

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Glocal Econ 7: Water Slipping Through Our Fingers Like Money

Homework due: Reading: Web of Debt Ch. 14, 15 & 16 Audio: Wizards of Money 7 – The Money Cycle vs. the Water Cycle: transcript Video: Blue Covenant: Maude Barlow and the Water Crisis Q’s for Ch. 14 – Harnessing … Continue reading

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Guns & Butter discusses Fast-Rising Bread with Max Keiser

Guns & Butter episode with Bonnie Faulkner:¬†Banks, Bailouts, and Manufactured Market Crashes with Max Keiser, December 29, 2010: Answer three of the following questions: What do you think of Keiser’s plan to buy and take possession of silver to crash … Continue reading

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