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NAFTA Origins, Part One: The Original NAFTA Included Great Britain
This starts a series of guest posts by Matt Stoller on the origins of NAFTA and the TPP. Read more...
A Robin Hood Tax on the banks could raise tens of billions to help protect public services, fight poverty and tackle climate change at home and abroad. Read more...
"I feel stupid," someone said the other day. "I consider myself well-informed, but I have no idea what the term 'austerity economics' really means." Actually it's not that complicated, and most of the lesson plan can be found in today's Read more...
This caught my eye because it's really quite crazy. Last year, the International Monetary Fund pushed the UK quite aggressively for an austerity budget -- and now they're warning that the UK austerity budget has resulted in just 0.2 per cent Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Per Jacobsson And The IMF In 1962
Newstalgia Reference Room - Meet The Press from July 1962 with International Monetary Fund Chairman Per Jacobsson on the state of the economy in 1962 and what was going on with the U.S. Read more...

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Newstalgia Reference Room - The Harry Dexter White Affair
(Harry Dexter White - Assassination by innuendo, death by Digitalis) [media id=17783] [gordon-donate] (thanks to those of you helping out) The Read more...
It's a little (pardon the pun) depressing to read that our economic policy in the face of this "balance sheet recession" is exactly the wrong one. Read more...
The market, of course, is very, very happy. I wonder what the IMF terms were? BRUSSELS — Global markets rallied Monday, reversing the steep decline Read more...
LA Weekly: "[Ray Bradbury's] fear in 1953 that television would kill books has, he says, been partially confirmed by television’s effect on substan Read more...
The U.S. Family Network, a public advocacy group that operated in the 1990s with close ties to Rep. Tom DeLay and claimed to be a nationwide grass-ro Read more...