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The Fed Is Driving Down Oil Prices

June 19, 2018

By Nick Cunningham / Oilprice. The U.S. dollar has jumped to its strongest level in nearly a year, raising questions about how a strong greenback could act as a drag on debt and oil demand in much of the world. The U.S. Federal Reserve announced another rate hike a few days ago, which helped edge…

Macron Leans Further Right as His Popularity Tanks

October 8, 2017

As French President Emmanuel Macron continues his push for a stronger EU, it’s becoming ‘very clear that his agenda is a traditionally right-wing, pro-business agenda,’ says author and journalist Laura Raim

Crisis in the Eurozone

July 23, 2014
Prof. John Weeks and Prof. Trevor Martin discuss British PM David Cameron’s call for a referendum vote to decide whether the UK remains a part of EU, as stagnation continues in the Eurozone and bleeds into economic powerhouses like Germany

Gaddafi and Libya

March 20, 2014
Vijay Prashad: Libyan politics characterized by instability and the lack of commitment to bolster civil society and protect minority rights

Reality Asserts Itself - Heiner Flassbeck

February 2, 2014
Heiner Flassbeck, former director of UNCTAD, says the “market” is good for making high profits from international exchange rates; the only rational solution for a healthy economy is take exchange rates away from the market