Tag: Economy

The colossal problem with universal basic income | Douglas Rushkoff

DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF: For a long time I was a fan of universal basic income. And the logic I had was that I always hear politicians talking about, ‘Let’s create jobs for people. That’s what we need is jobs, more jobs,’ as if that’s what’s going to solve the economic problem. So the government is supposed…

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🔴Financial Crisis Indicators Hiding in Plain Sight (w/ Peter Atwater)

PETER ATWATER: I can remember writing- shortly after Trump was elected, he has to placate his base. And he has to placate the markets. And their interests are mutually exclusive. This is a time where small localized individuals have far greater power than those at the center. My freshman class this spring- they do not…

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How the 2008 financial crisis crashed the economy and changed the world

JUDY WOODRUFF: It was one of the most profound events in generations, with huge consequences for on the American economy and households throughout the country. This was the time a decade ago when the financial crisis erupted, a crash that most experts didn’t foresee. Its effects, and of the recession that followed, on income, wealth…

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🔴 Can Central Banks Save the Economy from Global Financial Crisis? | Recession Watch

Kristof great to have you back on real vision. Good morning. Gorgeous. We’re here to talk about recession week but what I really wanted to sort of chat to you about was Rails been talking about that kind of a thesis a big thesis of which one of the key elements in that is going…

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🏡⬇ Housing Bubble and the Great Recession | 2008 Financial Crisis

Without a question we can all remember the financial crisis of 2007–2008. Perhaps you learned of its effects the hard way. The media told us that greed and excessive risk were responsible. Some economists, however, point out that blaming greed for the crisis is like blaming gravity for aircraft crashes. The real cause runs deeper….

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Why Investing in Gold Is So Critical & the Future of Money (w/ Grant Williams and Josh Crumb)

Grant Williams: All right. Josh Crumb, co-founder and chief strategy officer of Goldmoney. Welcome back. Josh Crumb: Thank you. Good to be back. You and I keep bumping into each other in strange places. Yeah. It was Toronto last time. And then we bumped into each other in Hong Kong a couple of months ago,…

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Why the U.S. Should Provide Universal Basic Income

America! We are the richest country on earth, and indeed the richest civilization that has ever existed. We put a man on the moon! We invented the internet, the assembly line, and the airplane. More billionaires live here than anywhere else on earth. And we are widely acknowledged as being the most powerful single nation…

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Is the Big Money Heading for Bitcoin? (w/ Meltem Demirors)

JUSTINE UNDERHILL: Meltem, thank you so much for joining us. You have quite the varied background. Could you take us a little bit through it? You actually started out in oil and gas, is that correct? MELTEM DEMIRORS: That’s right, that’s right. So I started my career trading commodities. I traded ethanol and methanol. And…

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Chairman Bernanke’s College Lecture Series: The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis, Part 1

[Applause] President Steve Knapp: Well, good afternoon. I think the students here may know who I am but for those who are watching the broadcast, I’m Steve Knapp, President of George Washington University. And it’s really a pleasure to welcome you to today’s first class in the series entitled Reflections on the Federal Reserve and…

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How the blockchain is changing money and business | Don Tapscott

The technology likely to have the greatest impact on the next few decades has arrived. And it’s not social media. It’s not big data. It’s not robotics. It’s not even AI. You’ll be surprised to learn that it’s the underlying technology of digital currencies like Bitcoin. It’s called the blockchain. Blockchain. Now, it’s not the…

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