Econintersect: This 2012 British documentary looks at the nature of the dominant economic system on the planet and asks fundamental questions about what causes the problems seen with poverty, criminality, wide spread social unrest and insurgency. Early on the focus comes down to one dilemma: Is the problem human greed or is the problem systemic? Video follows Read more >> jump.
September 1st, 2015
by Lauren Kirchner
Shortly before Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation last September, he told an interviewer:
"Any attorney general who is not an activist is not doing his or her job."
One of Holder's more activist initiatives received attention last week when The New York Times highlighted how Holder's Justice Department began the novel practice of filing arguments in state and county courts.
Econintersect: Google analystics has given GEI page read counts for each of the 247 most read articles on Global Economic Intersection for the week 23 August through 29 August. The top ten are listed after the Read more >> jump.
Written by Merlin Rothfeld, Online Trading Academy
Econintersect: Here is a day-by-day rundown of the global economic calendar events for the coming week and the important earnings announcements each day, as well.
Video presentation follows the Read more >> jump.
Econintersect: This documentary is a lecture Lawrence Wilkerson, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Government and Public Policy at the College of William Mary, and former Chief of Staff to U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, Waterloo, Ontario on 08 October 8 2014. Prof. Wilkerson discussed international military involvement in Iraq and the western and regional responses to the threat of ISIS. He developed the discussion with a detailed inclusion of 20th century history to explain how it is we came to the place we are today. Click through Read more >> to view video.