Capitalism: The fantasy world continues

28 November 2019 — Michael Roberts Blog

The fantasy world continues.  In the US and Europe, stock market index levels are hitting new all-time highs.  Bond prices are also near all-time highs.  Investment in both stocks and bonds are delivering massive profits for the financial institutions and companies. Conversely, in the ‘real’ economy, particularly in the productive sectors of industry and transport, the story is dismal.  The world’s auto industry is in serious decline.  Layoffs of workers are on the agenda in most auto companies.  The manufacturing sectors in most major economies are contracting. And as measured by the so-called purchasing managers indexes (PMIs), which are indexes of surveys of company managers about the state and prospects for their companies, even the large service sectors are slowing or stagnant.

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Bolivia News Links 22-28 November 2019

28 November 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back

Bolivia: Let’s Wake up. Please

US Is Again Complicit in an Illegal Coup, This Time in Bolivia

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Black Agenda Report 28 November 2019

28 November 2019 — Black Agenda Report

A (Re)Born National “Black and Left-Led” Organization Fights for Community Control of Police 

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
On the momentum of Chicago’s anti-police movement – the most advanced in the nation – the city’s Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression has gone national after a highly successful conference.

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