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Olafur Ragnar Grimsson Iceland President ‘Let Banks Go Bankrupt’

February 5th, 2013
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Reposted from Public Banking Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson tells Al Jazeera’s Stephen Cole that Europe should let banks that are ran “irresponsibly” go bankrupt. Speaking at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Grimsson also held his… more »

U.S. Competitiveness Declines

September 6th, 2012
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Econintersect:  The U.S. slipped to seventh place in the ranking of economic competitivesness in the 2012 ranking publishwed by the WEF (World Economic Forum).  Last year the U.S. ranked fifth.  The current result marked the fourth year of decline for th… more »

Income Inequality: Hot Topic at Davos

January 26th, 2012
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Econintersect:  According to a report January 25, 2012 by Bloomberg, billionaires attending the Davos World Economic Forum this week are talking about the need to address income and wealth distribution inequalities.  Bloomberg says that a half-dozen of t… more »

USA: We Are Number 5!

September 8th, 2011
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Econintersect: Switzerland continued as the top ranked country for business competitiveness for the third year in a row, according to the Latest Ranking from the World Economic Forum. Singapore rose to second place as Sweden fell to third. Finland, seven… more »

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