Ten Theses on the Crisis and its Solution

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Problems do not disappear when they are ignored. Deregulation is a collective and a political crisis.

Language and democracy are endangered when arsonists are called firefighters, when private losses are made into public losses and when crime in the suites is normalized as a business model or practical necessity. Risk-takers and job-creators turn out to be manipulators and fraudsters while public spirit falls by the wayside.

to read Stephan Schulmeister's "Ten Theses on the Crisis and its Solution" published in 2010, click on

http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2013/08/424522.shtml

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Video: "Taming Capitalism Run Wild," Richard Wolff on Bill Moyers, August 9, 2013, 52 min

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The top one percent own half of all the world's assets. In stark contrast, the bottom fifty percent of the world owns less than one percent. According to the 2014 Global Wealth Report from Credit Suisse, global inequality has surged since the 2008 financial collapse. The report explains that while global wealth has more than doubled since the year 2000, the vast majority of overall growth has gone to those who were already wealthy.

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