Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Palestinians: Victims or Villains

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “MIRROR OF THE ARAB WORLD: Lebanon in Conflict” by Sandra Mackey From Chapter 3 “The Palestinians: Victims and Villains” on page 71 and I quote: “Not yet has there been a … Continue reading

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The Afterword – Part II

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “MIRROR OF THE THE ARAB WORLD: Lebanon in Conflict” by Sandra Mackey from the “Afterword” on page 260 and I quote: “Although the seeds of Arab discontent are within the Arab … Continue reading

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Afterword

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book ”MIRROR OF THE ARAB WORLD: Lebanon in Conflict” by Sandra Mackey from the “Afterword” on page 255 and I quote: “The profile of Lebanon described in the preceding pages has provided … Continue reading

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The Progressive Populist: Coddling the Rich

The following is an excellent article written by Bob Lord on May 6, 2015 on the OtherWords website titled “Coddling the Rich” which was published in the June 1, 2015 issue of The Progressive Populist on page 11 and I … Continue reading

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The Progressive Populist: Celebrating the Flash Crash with a Wall Street Sales Tax

The following is an excellent article written by Dean Baker on the CEPR.net website on May 8, 2015 which was published in the June 1, 2015 issue of The Progressive Populist on page 11 titled “Celebrating the Flash Crash with … Continue reading

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Bloomberg Businessweek: Markets/Finance: The Agency That Barely Moves

The following is an excellent article from the May 25-May 31, 2015 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek written by Dave Michaels and Robert Schmidt on page 36 titled “Bloomberg Businessweek: Markets/Finance: The Agency That Barely Moves” and I quote: “The Agency … Continue reading

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The Fractious Fed

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “AFTER THE MUSIC STOPPED: The Financial Crisis, The Response, and The Work Ahead” by Alan S. Blinder from Part V “Looking Ahead” in Chapter 14 “No Exit? Getting the Fed Back … Continue reading

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