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Russia & China Invest in Infrastructure; U.S. Instead Spends on Military.

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” is famous as an extension of their domestic infrastructure investments, but Russia is also investing heavily in infrastructure. Both countries need to do it in order to improve the … Continue reading

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Fixing Infrastructure Isn’t as Simple as Spending Another Trillion Dollars

If there’s one thing Americans can still agree on, it’s that America needs to spend more on infrastructure which is visibly falling apart in many places. This capital investment creates jobs and satisfies everyone’s ideological requirements: investment in public infrastructure helps enterprises, local … Continue reading

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Dear Millennials: If You Want to Escape Minimum Wage Debt-Serfdom…

Let’s start with the sobering reality that the Millennial generation faces economic challenges that are unique to this era: sky-high student loan debt, soaring costs for basics such as rent and healthcare, a stagnant neofeudal crony-cartel economy and an intellectually … Continue reading

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Political Climate Shifting Against The Oil And Gas Industry

Oil and gas companies have had a tough time over the past year trying to weather the storm of falling oil prices. But the political and financial winds are moving in the wrong direction for the industry, raising more “above … Continue reading

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Six Reasons Natural Gas Prices Are Staying Down

The critical natural gas transit country, Ukraine, reached a supply agreement in the last week of September with the EU’s largest fuel supply partner: Russia. One could argue that this agreement could actually have come too late. Natural gas supply … Continue reading

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