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- Dissent and Confusion Surround North Sea
- World Wide Fund for Nature Press Release 00.01, 13 March
1997. Overfishing the North Sea.
- The World Cup of Global Competition
- By Steven Hill, Center for Voting and Democracy, 11 July
1998. Some Europeans are looking westward toward the
American model, marked by low unemployment of 4-5%, market
and labor flexibility, low deficits and increased worker
productivity. However, important distinctions should be
noted about U.S. practices.
- After the fall
- By Antony C. Black, Swans, [22 March
2000]. Despite the hyperbolic celebrations surrounding the
tenth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall (last
November), there remains the matter of its
consequences. It is difficult to ignore the fact that
capitalist restoration in the former Soviet Union and
Eastern Bloc countries has, with only few exceptions,
resulted in the utter economic and social devastation of
vast sectors of the populations involved.
- Banking Bunkum, Part 2: The European
- By Henry C. K. Liu, Asia Times, 8 November
2002. A history of European banking from the 17th
century. The ECB's determination to demonstrate its
independence from eurozone political reality is preventing
it from being a constructive force in economic