Why governments should prioritize well-being | Nicola Sturgeon

Just over a mile away from here, in Edinburgh’s Old Town, is Panmure House. Panmure House was the home of the world-renowned Scottish economist Adam Smith. In his important work “The Wealth of Nations,” Adam Smith argued, amongst many other things, that the measurement of a country’s wealth was not just its gold and silver […]

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China’s trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade

There’s a new highway in Pakistan. And a new rail terminal in Kazakhstan. A sea port in Sri Lanka recently opened. As well as this bridge in rural Laos. What’s interesting is that they’re all part of one country’s project that spans 3 continents and touches over 60% of the world’s population. If you connect […]

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MMT: Taxes/Borrowing DO NOT “Pay For” Government Spending

From inception, you can’t pay your dollar tax unless the government has provided some dollars. What this means is, the government needs to spend the dollars so that you can pay taxes. In other words, the logic tells us that the spending comes before the government can collect the taxes. Because you can’t pay your […]

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Iran’s New President a Regime Insider – Wide Mandate for More Civil Liberties

JESSICA DESVARIEUX: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. It’s official: Iran has a newly elected president. His name is Hassan Rouhani and he’s being described in the mainstream media as a moderate and a centrist. Here to give us his take on things is Hamid Dabashi. Hamid is a professor […]

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Pollution, the Government, and MSB=MSC- Microeconomics 6.2

Hey! How you doing Econ’s students, this is Mr. Clifford welcome to AC/DC Econ Right now we’ll talking about the Externalities and the role of government Like you, I’m worried about whole idea of global warning, and so I wanna sign a petition thats going to end this gonna end pollution. That’s right we gonna […]

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