Monthly Archives: July 2011

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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Political Theater and the Spell of Money

In this very good short article on Common Dreams, Dennis Kucinich writes that¬†Debt Political Theater Diverts Attention While American Wealth is Stolen: We have to realize what this country’s economy has become. Our monetary policy, through the Federal Reserve Act … Continue reading

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The 1% Solution – NOT!

John writes, If you want to have something to put the current Federal budget posturing into perspective, I recommend Chapter 17: “Wright Patman Exposes the Money Machine.” I looked at the¬†Wikipedia entry for Patman and it mentions nothing about his … 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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