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Dec 20, 2012
boyce
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Race to the bottom

Econ4’s Jerry Epstein breaks downs the fallacy of ‘tax incentives’ as a lure to investment:

Source: The Real News Network.

Read the New York Times story on corporate tax giveaways here.

Dec 9, 2012
boyce
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Local business: Not just a smaller version of big business

Stacey Mitchell of the Institute for Self-Reliance says changing where you shop is only the first step:

Source: http://www.ilsr.org/

Dec 6, 2012
econ4org
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20,000 People a Year Die From Effects of Fossil Fuel Generation

Econ4’s own James Boyce calls out fossil fuel companies’ “low-level terrorism”, responsible for 20,000 American deaths every year.

From The Real News

Oct 23, 2012
boyce
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Waste

The food thrown away in Europe and North America would be enough to feed all the hungry people in the world three times over.

 

Source: http://whypoverty.net/en_GB/video/128.

Oct 12, 2012
boyce
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How the rich can create jobs: pay taxes!

Nick Hanauer, a successful capitalist, on why inequality is bad and taxes on the rich are good for job creation:

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBx2Y5HhplI

 

Aug 2, 2012
boyce
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Pirate banking

James Henry, author of “The Price of Offshore,” interviewed by Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman:


Source: http://vod.io/5xkGX/

Jul 31, 2012
boyce
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America’s sick health system

Selling health insurance isn’t like selling shoes, as Econ4’s Gerald Friedman explains in this Real News Network interview:


More at The Real News

Source: http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=8638.

 

Jun 29, 2012
boyce
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Too-big-to-fail banks: Heads they win, tails we lose

Yves Smith of Naked Capitalism and Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone dissect the corrupt nexus between our financial system and our political system:

Source: http://billmoyers.com/segment/matt-taibbi-and-yves-smith-on-the-follies-of-big-banks-and-government/

 

Jun 6, 2012
boyce

Fatter Cats

Check out the astonishing rise in CEO pay in the United States:

Source: http://telltalechart.org/

Apr 27, 2012
boyce
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Colbert: United Against Them

Stephen Colbert finds common ground between liberals and conservatives: blame immigrants for climate change.