economy, investors, money …

August 22nd, 2013
  • 5 companies that make money by keeping Americans terrified of terror attacks, on ZNet (first on AlterNet), by Alex Kane, August 19, 2013: Michael Hayden, the former director of the National Security Agency, has  invaded America’s television sets in recent weeks to warn about Edward Snowden’s leaks and the continuing terrorist threat to America.
  • Investors Nervous: Erdogan’s Witch Hunt Endangers Economy, on Spiegel Online International, by Özlem Gezer and Maximilian Popp, August 20, 2013 (Photo Gallery): Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan has begun scouring the financial industry for scapegoats to blame for the political unrest in his country,, …;
  • Private Money: Bitcoins Gain Ground in Germany, on Spiegel Online International, by cgh, August 20, 2013:  The value of bitcoins has become widely accepted. The virtual, Internet-based currency can currently be traded in for about $120 each …;
  • Book: An inquiry into the wealth and size of households, Friesland, 1749, on Real-World Economics Review Blog, by merijnknibbe, August 20, 2013.

(Linked with our new blog: politics for the 99%).

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