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The Left Wins Big In Greece

The Left Wins Big In Greece
Greece's left wing Syriza Party wins big and vows to reverse austerity and restore democracy.
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Scott Walker’s Austerity Plan: Turning Wisconsin Into the New Greece

Scott Walker’s Austerity Plan: Turning Wisconsin Into the New Greece
Greece can be seen as a case study of what not to do during troubled economic times: A safety net destroyed, public unions decimated and massive corporate tax breaks that did nothing to help their economy, leading only to skyrocketing unemployment. Now, Wisconsin sadly serves as a parallel study.
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A Grand Bargain or a Grand Uprising?

Right now in America, the Federal Reserve is buying up $40 billion a month in worthless mortgage-backed securities during what is known as QE3. In layman's terms, this means that a private banking cartel that owns our currency, unaccountable to any government agency, is forking over $40 billion a month to the same Wall Street bankers that wrecked our economy with risky bets on imaginary financial instruments.
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