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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 |

This Is How Empires Collapse

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This is how empires collapse: one complicit participant at a time.

Before an empire collapses, it first erodes from within.  The collapse may appear sudden, but the processes of internal rot hollowed out the resilience, resolve, purpose and vitality of the empire long before its final implosion.
What are these processes of internal rot?  ...
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Peterson/CBO Beat for Austerity Goes On!

By Joe Firestone

Recently, I’ve been writing about oligarchs advocating for entitlement cuts and austerity. I’ve discussed attacks on entitlement benefits for the elderly from Abby Huntsman (of MSNBC’s The Cycle) and Catherine Rampell (a Washington Post columnist), both the children of...

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 |

The Roundup for April 22nd, 2014

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How are you doing today, folks? It’s Earth Day!

International Politics

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- Egypt has announced it is close to  purchasing 24 fighters jets  from Russia; Interesting deal amid Western-Russian tensions

- The UN said the massacre in Bentiu, South Sudan caused by rebels was a “ game-change r” in the civil war

- A committee in...

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When I hear about strategies that purport to legally allow US citizens to avoid having to pay income taxes, the first thing that usually comes to mind is that it is some sort of cockamamie scheme.

This is because the US government is no slouch when it comes to shaking down its citizens for every penny. The mind-boggling spending on welfare and

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The young are starting to find more jobs, enjoying pay rises and sharing in the fruits of the economic bounce-back...
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Raising Taxes on Corporations that Pay Their CEOs Royally and Treat Their Workers Like Serfs (Robert Reich)

Robert Reich explains a proposed bill in California that would incentivize lower executive pay by tying corporate tax rates to the ratio of CEO pay to typical workers' pay.

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What Banks Should Expect in the Future

By William K. Black

Bill talks with CCTV America about the future expectations for Banks.

What Banks Should Expect in the Future...

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As cakes go, this is a relatively easy recipe.

Though it is described on some websites as a doughnut, the classic ciambella is a ring-cake, often referred to as an Italian breakfast cake.  We made one last week to celebrate the launch of my latest book (cue the shameless pitch)  Get a Job, Build a Real Career and Defy a Bewildering...
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The main lobbying organisation for British business has officially registered its opposition to Scottish independence...
Saturday, 19 April 2014 |

The Roundup for April 18th, 2014

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Hey folks, how are you today?

International Politics

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- Very interesting and informative interview on the situation in eastern Ukraine and what is actually happening in the area

- Arundhati Roy: “ Another World Is Not Only Possible, She Is on Her Way

- The psychologist who helped make torture possible in Guantanamo Bay and...

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