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Real-World Economics Review, No. 1-59 (2000-2012) at Monoskop/log

Real-World Economics Review, No. 1-59 (2000-2012) at Monoskop/log | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it

“The movement for Post-Autistic Economics (PAE) was born through the work of Sorbonne economist Bernard Guerrien. The movement is best seen as a forum of different groups critical of the current mainstream: from behavioral and heterodox to feminist, green economics and econo-physics. Started in 2000 by a group of disaffected French economics students, Post-Autistic Economics first reached a wider audience in June 2000 after an interview in Le Monde.

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New Left Project | Articles | Defending Capitalism: The Rise of the Neoliberal Thought Collective (Part 2)

Defending Capitalism: The Rise of the Neoliberal Thought Collective (Part 2)

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Don't Bank on the Bomb | A Global Report on the Financing of Nuclear Weapons Producers

Don't Bank on the Bomb | A Global Report on the Financing of Nuclear Weapons Producers | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it

In this chapter, we identify the major share- and bondholders of each of the 20 selected nuclear weapons producers from the United States, Europe and India. We also reveal which financial institutions from around the world loaned them money or participated in their share or bond issuances from July 2008 to December 2011.

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Nachhaltigkeit 2011 - Eurostat-Monitorbericht veröffentlicht

Die EU-Koordination des Deutschen Naturschutzring (DNR) koordiniert die europaweiten Aktivitäten der deutschen Umweltverbände und nimmt Einfluss auf die EU-Politik.
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ACTA Timeline

Eine Zeitleiste der Ereignisse um das Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement...
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Analyse des US-Geheimdienstes Stratfor - "Der Euro ist Instrument deutscher Dominanz" - Ausland - Politik - Hamburger Abendblatt

Analyse des US-Geheimdienstes Stratfor - "Der Euro ist Instrument deutscher Dominanz" - Ausland - Politik - Hamburger Abendblatt | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Schwächere Staaten haben Sozialprogramme über Schulden finanziert, statt wie die Deutschen an ihrer Wettbewerbsfähigkeit zu arbeiten.
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Ponzi statt Polo: Auch VW will EZB-Kredite anzapfen

Ponzi statt Polo: Auch VW will EZB-Kredite anzapfen | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Trotz guter Verkaufszahlen von acht Millionen Fahrzeugen allein im Januar überlegt VW mit seiner Banklizenz beim zweiten EZB-Tender einen Kredit aufzunehmen. Als notwendige Sicherheit könnte der Autohersteller die Kredite seiner Kunden nutzen.
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Fake bonds worth trillions seized

Fake bonds worth trillions seized | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Italian prosecutors have arrested eight people and seized $6 trillion in fake bonds found in a Swiss warehouse.
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Generation Challenge Programme

Generation Challenge Programme | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it

Download the low-down on plant phenotyping: GCP's long-awaited popular publication now available online
November 7, 2011 3:48pm
Like rest to a tired traveller, or a refreshing breeze after a long day under the sun, our proverbial ‘pot of gold' publication will be savoured much more by all those who have been patiently waiting for a taste of this tome. Drought phenotyping in crops: from theory to practice is an epic volume whose path from concept to publication has at times taxed the patience of many, though the challenge was valiantly borne by all.

GCP is delighted to announce that this book is now fully accessible online. Visitors can thumb through the chapters one by one, or alternatively download the whole book. Part I is on methodology while Part II is on application covering the following 14 crops:

Cereals: maize, millet, rice, sorghum, wheat
Legumes: beans, chickpeas, cowpeas, groundnuts, pigeonpeas
Clonal crops: bananas and plantains, cassava, sweet potatoes,

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The Cost of Knowledge

The Cost of Knowledge
Researchers taking a stand against Elsevier.

Academics have protested against Elsevier's business practices for years with little effect. These are some of their objections:

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Ultrafast Trades Trigger Black Swan Events Every Day, Say Econophysicists - Technology Review

Ultrafast Trades Trigger Black Swan Events Every Day, Say Econophysicists - Technology Review | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
The US financial markets have suffered over 18,000 extreme price changes caused by ultrafast trading, according to a new study of market data between 2006 and 2011...
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Könnten ausgerechnet die EZB-Giga-Tender die Kreditklemme verschärft haben?

Könnten ausgerechnet die EZB-Giga-Tender die Kreditklemme verschärft haben? | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Ein Frage, die mich am Wochenende bewegt hat ist, ob nicht ausgerechnet die beiden großen EZB-Tender (vom 21.12.2011 und am 29.2.2012) zwar das Bankensystem in Europa stabilisiert aber die Kreditklemme erst verstärkt haben?
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12 Banks Are Being Investigated For Allegedly Manipulating Rates Tied To $360 Trillion Worth Of Securities

12 Banks Are Being Investigated For Allegedly Manipulating Rates Tied To $360 Trillion Worth Of Securities | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
UBS, Credit Suisse, Citi, JP Morgan are all named.
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» Eindrucksvolle Aufklärungsserie der Frankfurter Allgemeinen zur Finanzkrise und Demokratie

» Eindrucksvolle Aufklärungsserie der Frankfurter Allgemeinen zur Finanzkrise und Demokratie | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it

.Mitherausgeber Frank Schirrmacher hatte am 15. August mit „Ich beginne zu glauben, dass die Linke recht hat“ einen Stein ins Wasser geworfen. Seitdem ist eine Serie von weiteren Essays im Feuilleton der FAZ und der FAS erschienen. Diese Beiträge sind im Folgenden zusammengestellt. Machen Sie bitte Ihre Freundinnen/e und Bekannten auf diese Serie aufmerksam. Die Übersicht ist so aufgemacht, dass Sie sie einfach weiterleiten, kopieren oder ausdrucken und verteilen [PDF - 66.4 KB] können. Albrecht Müller.

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New Left Project | Articles | Defending Capitalism: The Rise of the Neoliberal Thought Collective (Part 1)

Defending Capitalism: The Rise of the Neoliberal Thought Collective (Part 1)

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Monsanto!!! | theyrule.net

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Effiziente Märkte – ein Random Walk durch die Technische Analyse | GodmodeTrader.de

Was einst Adam Smith mit der „unsichtbaren Hand des Marktes“ umschrieb, ist in der Finanzwelt als Effizienzmarkthypothese – kurz EMH – bekannt.

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Motherload of Stratfor emails displays Goldman Sacks/Stratfor monetized insider intelligence – FreakOutNation

Motherload of Stratfor emails displays Goldman Sacks/Stratfor monetized insider intelligence – FreakOutNation | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
If we don't speak out, we're part of the problem - Progressive blogging for the middle class, not corporate welfare.
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The fuss about TARGET2

The fuss about TARGET2 | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
For months on end there have been rumours that the German Bundesbank is in effect financing the huge debts of Greece and other European countries via the European payment and settlement system TARG...
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Why Were The Trillions In Fake Bonds Held In Chicago Fed Crates? | ZeroHedge

Why Were The Trillions In Fake Bonds Held In Chicago Fed Crates? | ZeroHedge | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
While there is precious little in terms of detail coming out of the latest and literally greatest "fake" bond story in history, the BBC has been kind enough to release the pictures of the boxes that the supposedly fake bonds were contained in.
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EnBW-Deal: Brisanter „Fehler“ bei Morgan Stanley - Stuttgarter Zeitung

EnBW-Deal: Brisanter „Fehler“ bei Morgan Stanley - Stuttgarter Zeitung | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Die Berater warben auf ihrer Homepage mit einem Mandat auch von der Électricité de France – angeblich irrtümlich. Eine solche Doppelrolle wäre hoch brisant.
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CAUTERISE AND PRINT: GERMANY’S NEWEST PLAN A

CAUTERISE AND PRINT: GERMANY’S NEWEST PLAN A | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
While Greece burnt, and the Parliament of the Hellenic Republic was insincerely accepting impossible conditions for implementing yet another unworkable fiscal adjustment plan, the buzz in Frankfurt...
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Draghi $158B Free Lunch Boosts Bank Profits

Draghi $158B Free Lunch Boosts Bank Profits | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Banks are benefiting from a European Central Bank subsidy that could reach 120 billion euros ($158 billion), enough to pay every bonus at financial firms in London for the next 24 years at today’s levels.
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BOSTON REVIEW

BOSTON REVIEW | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
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Die Sklaven des Freihandels | de - ARTE

Die Sklaven des Freihandels | de - ARTE | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Seit Gründung der Nafta sind in zehn Jahren an die 750 000 Arbeitsplätz verloren gegangen. Die großen Verlierer des Freihandelsabkommens sind die Bauern...
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