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Walmart’s Latest Scheme to Replace the Middle Class With an Underclass Forced to Buy its Shoddy Goods

By Stacey Mitchell Almost 30 years ago, as the U.S. was bleeding jobs, Walmart launched a “Buy America” program and started hanging “Made in America” signs in its 750 stores. It was a marketing success, cementing the retailer’s popularity in the … Continue reading

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Meet global corruption’s hidden players

Fantastic presentation from anti-corruption activist and co-founder of Global Witness, Charmian Gooch.

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American power in the 21st century will be defined by the ‘rise of the rest’

By Joseph S. Nye Jr. In the last century, the United States rose from the status of second-tier power to being the world’s sole superpower. Some worry that the United States will be eclipsed in this century by China, but … Continue reading

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Africa’s Future Is Limited by Its Trade Ties to Europe

The global economy is like a body if one part is infected, the entire body responds. It was lunacy to think that the recession would not affect the continent. It is great news that the African economy is rebounding, private industry … Continue reading

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