Early Bird Headlines 29 August 2015
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Written by Steven Hansen
The chaos in the world markets over the past few weeks has been blamed on everything from a slowing China economy to theideology of austerity.
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Infographic Of The Day: The History Of TV
There have been so many contributions and contributors to what is the history of TV that it is almost impossible to talk about it all.
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by Per Bylund
Appeared originally at mises.org 22 August 2015
Economics is dead, and economists killed it.
What we have seen over the course of the last eighty years is a systematic dismantling of the contribution of economics to our understanding of the social world.
by Charles Hugh Smith, Of Two Minds
Are there any conditions now that are actually better than those of 2008?
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ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward - remains in negative territory. This index had spent 28 weeks in negative territory then 15 weeks in positive territory - and now is in its second week in negative territory.