Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky: a dialogue Continue reading Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky: a dialogue
by Ismael Hossein-zadeh
The Federal Reserve Bank is shrouded in a number of myths and mysteries. These include its name, its ownership, and its presumed commitment to market stability, economic growth and public interest. Continue reading Taking notes 54: Who owns the Federal Reserve Bank and why is it shrouded in myths and mysteries?
by Franco Moretti and Dominique Pestre What can quantitative linguistic analysis tell us about the operations and outlook of the international financial institutions? At first glance, the words most frequently used in the World Bank’s Annual Reports give an impression … Continue reading Bankspeak: the language of World Bank reports
Are we destined for history, for philosophy, for the world, have we been sent, probably from further afield than from our individuality, to wage a war in their name? — Anti-Badiou, Laruelle With a good conscience our only sure reward, with history the final judge of our deeds, let us go forth to lead the land we love, asking His blessing and His help, but knowing that here on earth God’s work must truly be our own. — John F. Kennedy The US of A is on the brink again. It is on the verge of running out of cash … Continue reading Taking notes 26: Revolution-in-waiting