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Brief Recap of 2014 – Another Year of Controlled Global Chaos

| January 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

2014 recapIt’s 2015. The world has not ended yet.
2014 was rich in significant events and important changes. In this article we will make a brief recap of what happened in the world during the last 365 days.
In one sentence it was another year of controlled global chaos – many things happened, people get confused, plans change but overall it seems that what happened was well orchestrated or at least expected to a big degree.
However 2014 had some events that will probably be historical marks in the future. So lets recap them.

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Ukraine – Bargaining Chip in the Battle Between China and USA for the EU Market

| June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

ukraine china 2013In this article about the Ukrainian crisis, we present a point of view that is pretty different from the ones on the mass media. The economist Mikhail Khazin gives a well-grounded explanation of the situation in Ukraine with the competition between China and USA for markets. Here are the most significant points.

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Geopolitical And Global Economy Summary Of 2013

| December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

obama and putinAt the end of the year, we (Bitter Bananas) offer you a brief summary of the crucial events and tendencies that influence politics and economy. It is clear that world is on the verge of a sweeping change. There is much to be said about the US as long as their policies are the origin of most present problems.

USA – a declining empire

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Cheap labor obsolete?

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

cheap laborThe crisis of the neoliberal political doctrine is in fact a crisis of the economy based on cheap labor. Although the downturn is not ubiquitous, the insecurity of the markets is embarrassing enough. In recent years, the system proved to be quite ineffective and the question is whether there is an alternative to cheap labor.

Modern technologies

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Financial Crisis and Common Misunderstandings

| February 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

We are getting more and more tired of being told that the end of crisis is coming. Among the wide public discussions on the topic stands out the great economic ignorance of many people, who, despite being deeply affected by the crisis, hardly understand economic terms that are applied in everyday life.

Money and value

Sad but true – talking about wealth, it is clearly visible that many think that it is something like Uncle Scrooge swimming in his money in the treasury. Actually money is a derivative of value and value is a characteristic of goods – no matter what the goods are –  gold, petrol, bread, etc. When money was introduced in ancient times, it was meant to replace the simple exchange of one commodity for another and thus make trade easier.

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