Tag Archives: Soviet Union

The Free Market (and all that) did not bring down the Berlin Wall

Originally posted on Mostly Economics:
There are certain narratives which are never questioned. One such narrative is rise of free market thinking in the last 30 years or so. Now, this itself was not new as before great depression we had…

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Resting and depending for its continuance on the free consent and will of the sovereign people of each region

Perhaps it would not be bad for the Flemish, Walloon, German, Dutch, French and other people living in Belgium to remember some sayings from the time the United States of America came into formation. In reply to: Walloon politicians have … Continue reading

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A Plan spoken of in long past times

From the Ukraine political crisis in November 2013, after Yanukovych refrained from signing an Association Agreement with the European Union in favour of closer ties with Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin could chat up the Crimean population and making them … Continue reading

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Looming verdict for the one who dares to speak and unravel

Alexei Navalny, father of two children, made the transition from cantankerous anti-corruption blogger to become the undisputed leader of the ragtag group of writers, journalists and professional headbangers who make up the entrenched opposition to President Vladimir Putin. The ex-Soviet Union … Continue reading

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Collision course of socialist and capitalist worlds

Some thoughts to take in consideration: * “The very fact that four-and-a-half years after the crash, under conditions where there has been no recovery in the real economy, the speculative frenzy is reaching new heights, not just in one or … Continue reading

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Blow to legitimacy of the capitalist system

It is acknowledged by serious bourgeois economists that the global economic crisis — the worst since the 1930s—has dealt a devastating blow to the international legitimacy of the capitalist system. Protecting the ones who harmed many After Word War II … Continue reading

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