Economy

The price of the Israeli occupation
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The price of the Israeli occupation

Since the 1967 occupation of the Palestinian territories of Gaza and the West Bank, there have been – and there continue to be – innumerable discussions and opinions about the Israel-Palestine conflict, but often without consideration of motives and economic consequences. With this in mind, in August 2010 the economic […]

Global Crisis: industrialized nations at the centre
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Global Crisis: industrialized nations at the centre

The United States, Europe and Japan, the principle powers in the world, are also at the centre of negative results in the midst of the global market crisis. Rafael Contreras The depression comes out of the neoliberal system which makes their economies interdependent, especially the U.S. economy, where the financial […]

Black Gold: The Peaks and Troughs of the Oil Market
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Black Gold: The Peaks and Troughs of the Oil Market

Experts commented today that recent times have seen oil price volatility intensify, as indicated by the results of market fluctuations between the highs and the lows. During the session in question, the spot price per barrel of North American oil marker, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, fell by US$3.35 […]

The developed world washes better
Economy

The developed world washes better

Illicit money laundering in industrialised countries, along with the massive levels of corruption associated with big businesses and bankers in the U.S. and Europe are well accepted themes that receive little media exposure. Carlos Fazio* In general, the news about the war on the gangs of the criminal economy focuses […]