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Myths & Misconceptions About Capitalism

1. Capitalism favors the wealthy The Reality: Capitalism favors the hardest-working, the most creative, the most inventive, thoughtful, unique, and innovative people. True capitalism has never been about accruing wealth for wealth’s sake; rather financial rewards act as motivators and catalysts to bring about progress and change. Capitalism, in its true sense, is about the overnight success …

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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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WORLDWIDE TOP TEN: Best Economies (Part 1)

The G8. The Global Superpowers. The USSR, the British Empire, Japan, China, the United States. What they all have had in common at one point or another in their history is they were considered the current world economic leader or closely watched due to their potential to explode upon the global economy. In some instances, the dominance …

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One Percenter Watch: Facebook’s Saverin

Facebook‘s co-founder Eduardo Saverin doesn’t have the immediate name recognition as his former partner Marc Zuckerberg. However Saverin caused a stir this week by having renounced his U.S. citizenship in favor of Singaporean statehood. He did this before Facebook’s stock IPO hit the American market on Friday to avoid having to pay the U.S. tens of …

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