Monthly Archives: June 2011

Greece and the Secrets of the Temple

Jon Stewart did a riff on the Greek riots here: The Daily Show – Grecian Burn Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Followed by this explanation of the credit default swaps: The … Continue reading

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Glocal Economics 6: Alternatives to the Money Machine

Homework Due: Reading: Web of Debt, Chapters 11, 12 & 13 Video: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger or the audio:¬†Redefining Poverty: Needs and the Spirit Level. Audio: Wizards of Money 6: Democratizing the Monetary System. Write down two criticisms … Continue reading

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The Spirit Level and the Economics of Charity

A few more things have come out recently related to economics: For MoveOn, Robert Reich does an RSA-animate style 2:15 minute lecture called The Truth About the Economy. His drawing isn’t up to par with RSA but the lecture is … Continue reading

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Class 5: Money as Terrorism, Balance or Flow

Homework due: Video: The Money Masters, Part 2 of 2 Reading: Web of Debt, Chapters 8, 9 & 10 Audio: Smithy’s Wizards of Money, episode 5: Monetary Terrorism For extra credit, read the interview of Eustace Mullins and address whether … Continue reading

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Reckless Endangerment or Willful Disregard?

Reckless Endangerment is a DN interview of¬†Gretchen Morgenson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning business reporter who has written extensively on how the U.S. government has failed to prosecute any of the top figures who played a role in the economic crash. Morgenson … Continue reading

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