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World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...

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Sources welcomes Total Debt Freedom Inc.
2010-03-29
Total Debt Freedom Inc.
Sources welcomes a new member: Total Debt Freedom Inc. Total Debt Freedom is a Canadian Debt Settlement Company founded in 2005.

Sources Select Resources

The Age of Finance Capital -- and the Irrelevance of Mainstream Economics
Hossein-Zadeh, Ismail
Article
2015
CounterPunch
Despite the fact that the manufacturers of ideas have elevated economics to the (contradictory) levels of both a science and a religion, a market theodicy, mainstream economics does not explain much w...
Burdened with Debt Reloaded: The Politics ofr Devaluation
Article
2012
Insurgent Notes
A series of defensive and sectional struggles at workplaces in the private sector reveal that the Greek industrial capital has already taken advantage of the new institutional framework of the “state ...
Chicken Game: Eurocrisis, Again.
Washington vs. Berlin
Sciortino, Raffaele
Article
2012
Insurgent Notes
How does one take an autonomous position against the European policies of social butchery without falling into nationalist, anti-German nostalgia or into rhetoric against “Anglo-Saxon speculation”? Ho...
Connexions Library: Economy, Poverty, Work Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the economy and economics.
EuroZone Profiteers: How German and French Banks Helped Bankrupt Greece
Chatterjee, Pratap
Article
2015
CorpWatch
We should be clear: almost none of the huge amount of money loaned to Greece has actually gone there, says Joseph Stiglitz, former chief economist of the World Bank and a Nobel Prize winner in economi...
Greece again Can Save the West
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
The 'Greek crisis' is not about debt. Debt is the propaganda that the Empire is using to subdue sovereignty throughout the Western world.
The Greek Debt Crisis and Crashing Markets
A New Mode of Warfare
Article
2015
CounterPunch
Greece has indeed become an example. But it is an example of the horror that the eurozone's monetarists seek to impose on one economy after another, using debt as a lever to force privatization sellof...
Markets Gone Mad
Whitney, Mike
Article
2015
CounterPunch
Until recently, stocks had been on a tear that pushed valuations into the stratosphere. Volatility stayed low because Bernanke's easy money and QE made investors more placid, serene and mellow. They v...
A Marxist History of the World part 105: The 2008 Crash: from bubble to black hole
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
The financial crisis represents the end of an era in which greed and casino-madness had been given free rein by market deregulation and rising debt.
A Marxist History of the World part 106: The Second Great Depression
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
Four years after the beginning of the crisis, the neoliberal elite is trapped by the contradictions of the system on which its wealth depends.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 3, 2015
Greece and thd debt crisis
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
Our spotlight this issue is on the debt crisis facing Greece. To understand the crisis, one has to look beyond the mainstream media to alternative sources of information. We’ve done that, with article...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 8, 2015
Elections
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Richwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
connexions
Elections are the topic of the week, with items related to the October 19 Canadian federal election, and also to broader issues of parliamentary democracy, voting and whether voting can bring about ch...
Parasites in the Body Economic: the Disasters of Neoliberalism
Hudson, Michael
Article
2015
CounterPunch
Michael Hudson discusses his new book, "Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy."
Puerto Rico's default is fine, as long as Wall Street is repaid
Roos, Jerome
Article
2015
ZNet
On August 1, 2015, Puerto Rico defaulted on part of its enormous $72 billion debt, paying back only $628,000 on a relatively small $58 million loan that was due at the start of the month. The default,...
21 States Will Take Away Your Driver's License If You Can't Pay Your College Loans, But Activists Are Fighting Back
A grassroots project in Montana is a blueprint for activism across the country
Arria, Michael
Article
2015
Alternet
Thanks to the work of local organizers pressuring lawmakers, Montana residents will no longer have their drivers licenses suspended if they fall behind on their student loan payments. This April, a Mo...
UK urged to prevent vulture funds preying on world's poorest countries
Campaigners demand Jersey legal loophole be closed as financiers seek $100m from the DRC
Palast, Greg; O'Kane, Maggie; Madlena, Chavala
Article
2011
The Guardian
Britain is being urged to help close down a legal loophole that lets financiers known as "vulture funds" use courts in Jersey to claim hundreds of millions of pounds from the world's poorest countries...
Vulture funds await Jersey decision on poor countries' debts
26 companies hope to double $1bn haul
Palast, Greg; O'Kane, Maggie; Madlena, Chavala
Article
2011
The Guardian
Pressure grows to end trade that has made $1bn for speculators but has been blamed for delaying recovery of war-torn countries.
Wall Street and the Greek Financial Crisis
Hudson, Michael; Black, Bill
Article
2015
CounterPunch
Michael Hudson and Bill Black zero in on some of the key elements of the crisis. They point out that it is not really 'Greece', let alone the Greek people, who have contracted this debt and who have b...
We Can't Save the Economy Unless We Fix Our Debt Addiction
Hudson, Michael
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Our economy has increasingly been financialized, and the result is a sluggish economy and stagnant wages. We need to decide whether to stop the cycle and save the economy at large, or to stay in thral...
What austerity has done to Greek healthcare
"What I witnessed appalled me - and brought tears to my eyes"
Irvine, Louise
Article
2015
Europe solidaire sans frontieres
The shocking 'austerity'-imposed destruction of Greece's once proud healthcare system is a key reason Greeks have turned to Syriza, finds London GP Louise Irvine in an eye witness account.

Sources Bookshelf

Bubbles Always Burst: the Education of an Economist
Hudson, Michael
Article
2015
Spouting ostensible free market ideology, the pro-creditor mainstream rejects what the classical economic reformers actually wrote. One is left to choose between central planning by a public bureaucra...
Democracy's Oxygen
How Corporations Control the News
Winter, James
Book
1997
Winter shows that far from providing "democracy's oxygen," the news media legitimize a fundamentally undemocratic system. Instead of keeping the public informated, news organizations manufacture publi...
Killing the Host
How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy
Hudson, Michael
Book
2015
In Killing the Host, economist Michael Hudson exposes how finance, insurance, and real estate (the FIRE sector) have seized control of the global economy at the expense of industrial capitalism and go...
The Millionaire Moron
Strimaitis, Adam
Book
The Missing News
Filters and Blind Spots in Canada's Press
Hackett, Robert A.; Gruneau, Richard; with Donald Gutstein, Timothy A. Gibson and Newswatch Canada
Book
2000
Asks a number of questions, including: How well do the news media filter reality, for what purposes, through what processes and in whose interests? How do newspapers and TV stations choose what news i...

Media

New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
30th Century Solution
The publication of Michel Emond.


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