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Fixing Old Markets With New Markets: the Origins and Practice of Neoliberalism

<i>Philip Mirowski is the Carl Koch Professor of Economics and the History and Philosophy of Science University of Notre Dame. Professor Mirowski’s</i> …

Detroit Red Wings Get New $400 Million Taxpayer-Financed Stadium While the City Goes Bankrupt

<b>JAISAL NOOR, TRNN PRODUCER:</b> Welcome to The Real News Network. I'm Jaisal Noor in Baltimore.<p>On Thursday, a U.S. bankruptcy judge suspended lawsuits …

Detroit Red Wings

How Nancy Pelosi Saved the NSA Surveillance Program

The obituary of Rep. Justin Amash’s amendment to claw back the sweeping powers of the National Security Agency has largely been written as a victory …

Israel, the country in the bubble

If Im not mistaken, it was the Israeli journalist and writer Dahn Ben-Amotz who asked, Whats better, a slippery road or a rough road? This …

Middle East

The war of the words

“POLITICAL language”, wrote George Orwell, “is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to …

Egypt: interim presidency appoints PM and vice-president

Egypt's military-backed interim presidency has moved to implement a speedy transition to civilian rule, appointing the economist Hazem el-Beblawi as …

The myth of the 1,400 year Sunni-Shia war | Rwanda

During the period of European rule over Rwanda, the Belgian colonial administrators of the territory accomplished an extraordinary feat in their subjugation of the local population - the deliberate manufacture of new ethnic divisions.<p>By formulating ethnic categorisations based on subjective …

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Calls U.S. Budget Cuts 'Inappropriate'

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - The U.S. federal budget cuts are an inappropriate measure that will weigh on potential growth, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Sunday, urging Washington to present "credible" fiscal plans.<p>Washington enacted across-the-board federal government spending cuts, …

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An “ungodly stupid” get-rich scheme: The real border security story

With two wars ending, the “defense” industry sets its sights on its next chance to hit pay dirt: The U.S. border<p>Last week, John McCain gleefully announced that the Senate immigration bill would result in the “most militarized border since the fall of the Berlin Wall.” Indeed, an amendment authored …

issue no. 64 of real-world economics review

<b>Issue no. 64</b>, 2 July 2013<p><b>You can download the whole issue as a pdf document by clicking here</b><p><b>In this issue:</b> <b></b><p><b>Is it a bubble?</b> <b>download pdf</b> <b>2</b><p><b>Steve Keen —</b> A …

Even After One of Worst Worker Atrocities in Human History, Gap & Walmart Won't Get Serious About Preventing Another

On Saturday, June 29, Center City Philadelphia hummed with activity as shoppers and gawkers surged across the sidewalks, enjoying the first sunny day …

Abercrombie & Fitch

Israeli apartheid "more sophisticated" than South Africa's, says new book

Why Israel? It is a question that every Palestine solidarity campaigner has probably been asked.<p>Usually, the question is posed as a diversionary …

Israel