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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Alan Freeman on neoliberalism, marxism and dollar

Alan Freeman is a former Principal Economist at the Greater London Authority, author. He is known for 'The Poverty of Statistics' (2009), 'Benchmarking for Pluralism in Economics' (2009), 'Heavens Above: What Equilibrium Means for Economics' in Mosini, V. (ed) (2007), and for edited book 2004: with Boris Kagarlitsky (eds). The Politics of Empire: Globalisation in crisis.

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The 'Cheapest' Place in the World: Ramifications of Venezuela's Currency Controls - TIME

The 'Cheapest' Place in the World: Ramifications of Venezuela's Currency Controls - TIME | real utopias | Scoop.it

Vinny is in the middle of a whirlwind trip. He began in Caracas ten days ago, has already passed through New York, Chicago, Kansas City, Dallas, Indianapolis and Los Angeles and is about to board a flight from Miami to Milan and onto Madrid. The 28-year-old personal trainer will be there for around 36 hours before continuing his journey on to London, Johannesburg, Doha, Tokyo, Dallas, Lima and finally Caracas again in just over a week’s time. The entire trip — all 16 flights — cost him just $600.

 

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The Theory of Interest and Prices in Practice - Gold Seek

The Theory of Interest and Prices in Practice - Gold Seek | real utopias | Scoop.it


This tends to depress the value of the dollar. The dollar has a lot of inertia, like gold. It has extremely high stocks to flows, like gold.

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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation