Category Archives: economy

Notes on the economy

Competition…but not as we know it

This is a blue sky thinking idea…All input more than welcome… People often ask me; “So what do we do about this?” I then tell them, normally, that they have to follow the advice of the website and go out … Continue reading

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The Power of Dreams…

To hope against reality. To dream against facts. To pray against the cold light. We state on the first page of http://www.realityinfo.org that “Reality exists outside your head”, and honestly, it really does. How you “view” reality does not impact … Continue reading

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G8 pledges to boost food supplies

All, According to the BBC today (Reference1) the G8 nations have pledged a staggering 20Bn dollars ( that’s Twenty Billion ) to create “food security” in the poorest nations on the face of the planet. According to the BBC on … Continue reading

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The Darling of Our Collective Eye

Title: Darling rules out radical changes in City white paper Original Link: Guardian All, It saddens me to read some of the comments here. From “I’ve no idea how to fix it either” to the “hatred” of bankers and the … Continue reading

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Watch Out – The Union’s about…

Original Article: Guardian Hi, I want to start this by saying that I have every sympathy with anyone that is thrown on the scrap heap of redundancy as they are no longer needed to make a profit for any given … Continue reading

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GM is Bad For You

Original Link: The Guardian Oh wait, I was thinking of Genetically Modified foods, maybe General Motors is better? It was once the corner stone of American capitalism and today it is no more. The carmaker has received $19bn of emergency … Continue reading

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World Bank tells G20 finance ministers fix banks before boosting growth

Original Article – Guardian The focus is all wrong – see if you can spot it: The president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, warned bickering leaders of the G20 countries that they risked “doing too little, too late” to … Continue reading

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Deeper than simple greed

Original Article by Guardian – Mr Church of England – Rowan Williams Could this piece be full of any more wordy nonsense? It’s very hard to get to the bottom of what this chap is saying but suffice to say … Continue reading

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Printing money is the right way to get us out of this mess

Full article Observer Although everybody is rushing to say how unusual the approach is, in fact it is only a variant of the way Britain used to run the financial system until it fell into the hands of the market … Continue reading

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Stop the bus – I want off.

This week has seen the following three momentous, and I use that word sincerely, events in the world of finance capital and capitalism in general. 1) AIG were bailed out – again to the tune of $30bn. 2) The UK … Continue reading

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