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Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Originally posted on Ye Olde Soapbox:
Capitalists Who Fear Change Jeffrey Tucker · June 19, 2012   Digital technology is reinventing our whole world, in service of you and me. It’s free enterprise on steroids. It’s bypassing the gatekeepers and empowering each of us to invent our own civilization for ourselves, according to our own specifications. The…

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The Bilderberg Group: Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself

What Is Bilderberg? The mysterious group of about 150 of the Western World‘s political, social, business, and economic elite has long been a favorite topic of conspiracy theorists on the open web, talk radio, and elsewhere. But what is the Bilderberg Group, and most importantly should we fear it? Why It Scares Some It’s human …

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Coca-Cola Returns To Burma–American Hypocrisy?

After over 60 years of U.S. economic sanctions against the Burmese military junta, the U.S.-based international soft drink behemoth, Coca-Cola, has announced its plans to resume business in the democratizing capitalizing nation. Personal concerns about the nutritional value of Coke’s products notwithstanding, I’ve got no problem seeing an economic agreement take place between Burmese capitalists and …

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World’s Top 15 Economies: CUBA

Cuba When most people think of the Western Hemisphere‘s only dictatorship, open-market capitalism and economic prosperity aren’t the first things that come to mind. Although the small island nation has been controlled entirely by the Castro brothers’ near-absolute Communist reign for over 50 years, rapid recent economic progress suggests that the formerly isolated pariah state, …

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