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    From Players to Website Operators: Bitcoin Gambling Benefits

From Players to Website Operators: Bitcoin Gambling Benefits

Online gambling will never be the same again. Essentially, nothing has changed for us that radically: the games are still there, with dozens and dozens of new video slots becoming available every day, and table & card classics getting […]

Austrian Bank Bail-in Arrives

Originally posted on ZeroHedge

Slowly, all the lies of the “recovery”, all the skeletons in the closet, and all the bodies swept under the rug are emerging.

Moments ago, Austrian ORF reported that there have been “spectacular developments” in the case of the […]

Reforming the Fed: Who’s Right; Who’s Wrong?

Reforming the Fed: Who’s Right; Who’s Wrong?

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: February 26, 2015 The Republicans are making good on their campaign pledge to turn up the heat on the Federal Reserve. Sparks flew in the House Financial […]

Wall Street Journal Praises the Waiter/Waitress Recovery

When a month ago we basked in the glow of what we dubbed the “Waiter and Bartender Recovery”, highlighting that while the US is about to see the best performing, highest paid job sector in the last decade, i.e., […]

The Libertarian Delusion

This article appears in the Winter 2015 issue of The American Prospect magazine.

The stubborn appeal of the libertarian idea persists, despite mountains of evidence that the free market is neither efficient, nor fair, nor free from periodic catastrophe. In […]

Watch John Oliver Explain the Absurdity of Judicial Elections

On this week’s edition of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Oliver discussed the public election of judges, a practice that occurs in all but 11 states. “The problem with an elected judiciary,” he explained, “is that sometimes the right decision […]

LazyCoins Set to Launch with Fiat Markets

Currency exchange, LazyCoins, took to social media yesterday to announce that Monday 2nd March will mark the official launch of their Bitcoin trading platform.
 
After recently passing security and stability tests in conjunction with careful consultation with users, the decision was […]

What Dodd-Frank Didn’t Fix: The Worst Conflicts on Wall Street

What Dodd-Frank Didn’t Fix: The Worst Conflicts on Wall Street

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: February 25, 2015 Two major stories have broken this week showing how little has actually changed under the much heralded financial reform legislation known […]

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    End Big Money’s Chokehold on Democracy. Amend the Constitution.

End Big Money’s Chokehold on Democracy. Amend the Constitution.

BillMoyers.com is proud to collaborate with Every Voice on a series of op-eds featuring ideas from a variety of viewpoints for making our democracy one that is truly of, by and for the people. Each day over the next […]

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    An Economist Identified the Corporate Behavior That Led to Our Staggering Inequality

An Economist Identified the Corporate Behavior That Led to Our Staggering Inequality

This post first appeared at Capital & Main.
Traders at the New York Stock Exchange on December 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
There are many gauges of the depth and breadth of economic inequality, and they often measure what middle-income working […]

JPMorgan, Still On 2-Year Probation, Under Scrutiny in Gold Fixing Probe

JPMorgan, Still On 2-Year Probation, Under Scrutiny in Gold Fixing Probe

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: February 24, 2015  The financial press is reporting this morning that the U.S. Justice Department is investigating at least 10 of the biggest […]

Fighting Fast Track: Is It Really China or Us?

This post first appeared at The Huffington Post.
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Is it really China or us?

If we don’t set the rules, China will, President Obama warned in his State of […]

Mobilizing the Rich to ‘Change the Balance of Power’

The following is an excerpt from the new book Sons of Wichita by Daniel Schulman.
This undated photo provided by the Special Collections and University Archives, Wichita State University Libraries shows the Koch family photo on holiday card. They are […]

Why We’re All Becoming Independent Contractors

GM is worth around $60 billion, and has over 200,000employees. Its front-line workers earn from $19 to $28.50 an hour, with benefits.

Uber is estimated to be worth some $40 billion, and has 850 employees. Uber also has over 163,000 […]

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    Bitcoin Merchant Payment Gateway AsMoney Launches Offering Free Cryptocurrency Transactions And Web Wallets For Anyone Worldwide

Bitcoin Merchant Payment Gateway AsMoney Launches Offering Free Cryptocurrency Transactions And Web Wallets For Anyone Worldwide

Bitcoin Press Release: U.K based Bitcoin payment gateway AsMoney is pleased to announce their official launch; with zero fees, mass payments, auto conversion to USD and Euro, online crypto wallets, and multiple cryptocurrencies available.
Six months after starting the beta […]