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Pushed off a “free trade” cliff

IF YOU WORK--OR WORKED--IN MANUFACTURING in the USA, you may already be living the message of the chart above. According to a report from Working America on overseas outsourcing, " manufacturing employment coll... Read more...
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Glencore: the new global business model

IN A SONG ABOUT OUTLAWS, Woody Guthrie noted: "Some'll rob you with a six-gun, some with a fountain pen." But that doesn't mean fountain pen robberies are easy. Au contraire, amigo, as pulled off by today's cor... Read more...
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Pardon my greed

MARC RICH, WHO DIED IN 2013, was a high-flying commodities trader. He not only founded and built the company that became Glencore, but in so doing turned commodity trading into a James-Bondian corporate shell g... Read more...