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Print, Benny, print!

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Back to the future?

…and one was made to believe that the ideology of communism and state ownership of enterprises had (deservedly) ended with the fall of the Iron Curtain! Related posts: Detroit versus Wall Street It’s bailout time again!

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Detroit versus Wall Street

Posted in bailout, business, capitalism, cartoons, Chrysler, Detroit, economics, economy, extractive capitalism, finance capitalism, financial crisis, Ford, General Motors, GM, humor, humour, industrial capitalism, Michigan, New York, politics, productive capitaism, random, Rick Wagoner, thoughts, toons, USA, Wall Street, Wall Street bailout, Wall Street crooks, world | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

It’s bailout time again!

Who will bail him out??? (Image: An alien Earthling with the help of http://www.toondoo.com)

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The Great American Home Robbery!

Okay, now that the people of the world in general and Americans in particular, have witnessed the greatest robbery in the history of the world, let us get to know something about how all this happened: And what does the … Continue reading

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Africa, awake, arise and act! (Part 1)

African leaders have warned that the lingering global financial crisis coupled with the collapse of talks on a world trade agreement could hinder the United Nations’ campaign to improve life for hundreds of millions of the world’s poorest. Africa, despite … Continue reading

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Brazil looks set to fuel a war on poverty with newly discovered oil reserves

The President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva, inaugurated the country’s new deepwater oil field on Tuesday. Trial extraction of oil by Petrobras began in the Jubarte oil field 77 kilometers off the coast of the state of Espirito … Continue reading

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