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Open Europe - 14 July, 2014 - 01:00
Juncker: I will create an EU Commissioner for cutting red-tape

EU blacklists Ukraine rebels, as fighting escalates

EU Observer - 13 July, 2014 - 15:30
The EU has added 11 Ukraine rebel chiefs to its blacklist, amid another escalation in fighting over the weekend.


[Opinion] Greek workers face arrest for being on strike

EU Observer - 13 July, 2014 - 14:07
Market fundamentalists are testing something even more dangerous than privatisation of public goods in Greece; public workers now face arrest for being on strike.


Valencia faces EU probe over dodgy statistics

EU Observer - 12 July, 2014 - 17:48
The EU commission has launched a probe into whether the Spanish region of Valencia is guilty of the first case of statistical fraud since the Greek crisis in 2009.


Rockwell on the State, the Military, and Propaganda

Ludwig von Mises Institute - 12 July, 2014 - 06:00

War is the health of the state, and thanks to a population enamored of military institutions, states are able to tax and spend with ease.

Thomas Piketty and Mises’s ‘The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality’

Ludwig von Mises Institute - 11 July, 2014 - 06:00

In his short book The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality, Ludwig von Mises explains why Piketty's new anti-capitalist tome is popular among a certain class of people.

Thomas Piketty and Mises’ ‘The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality’

Ludwig von Mises Institute - 11 July, 2014 - 06:00

In his short book The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality, first published in 1954, Ludwig von Mises explains why Piketty's new anti-capitalist tome is popular among a certain class of people, and why much of Piketty's book relies on a re-telling of old myths about capitalism.

Jean-Baptiste Say: An Underrated Revolutionary

Ludwig von Mises Institute - 10 July, 2014 - 06:00

Say’s insights continue to challenge interventionist economists to this day. Everl Schoorl’s new biography sheds new light on Say’s life and works.

The Jeffersonian Secessionist Tradition

Ludwig von Mises Institute - 9 July, 2014 - 06:00

Thomas DiLorenzo explores the once-widespread belief, both North and South, that the American states were part of a voluntary union.

Agriculture: Increased productivity and a more sustainable food system will improve global food security OECD and FAO publish new Agricultural Outlook

OECD (OESO) - 11 July, 2012 - 10:00
Food commodity prices are anticipated to remain on a higher plateau over the next decade, underpinned by firm demand but a slowing growth in global production, according to the latest OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2012-2021.

Employment: OECD sees high jobless rates continuing - more must be done urgently to boost job creation and help jobseekers

OECD (OESO) - 10 July, 2012 - 10:00
The Employment Outlook 2012 says that the OECD-wide joblessness rate is forecast to remain high at 7.7% in the fourth quarter of 2013, close to the 7.9% rate in May 2012. This leaves around 48 million people out of work across the OECD.

Agriculture: Effective management and incentives can rebuild fisheries sector, says OECD at EXPO 2012

OECD (OESO) - 9 July, 2012 - 05:30
Governments looking to boost their fisheries sector should review their policies to create incentives for economically and environmentally sustainable fisheries, according to a new OECD report.

Growth in health spending grinds to a halt

OECD (OESO) - 28 June, 2012 - 10:00
Growth in health spending slowed or fell in real terms in 2010 in almost all OECD countries, reversing a long-term trend of rapid increases, according to OECD Health Data 2012.

Economy: migration starting to rebound, says OECD

OECD (OESO) - 27 June, 2012 - 12:30
International migration fell for the third consecutive year in 2010 but started picking up again in 2011, according to a new OECD report.

The United States needs to foster education and innovation to keep its cutting edge

OECD (OESO) - 25 June, 2012 - 23:00
The United States should do more to foster innovation and provide more equitable access to high-quality education in order to maintain its status as the world’s most vibrant and productive economy, according to OECD’s latest Economic Survey of the United States.

Tax: Joining forces to fight financial crime and illicit activities

OECD (OESO) - 13 June, 2012 - 23:00
Senior officials from 60 developed and developing countries are meeting in Rome to fight the financial crimes - corruption, tax fraud and money laundering - that are costing economies worldwide 3.6% of their GDP.

Economy: Canada needs to boost innovation and human capital to sustain living standards

OECD (OESO) - 13 June, 2012 - 14:45
Canada has weathered the global economic crisis comparatively well but will have to become more productive to sustain its high standard of living, according to OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Canada.

Pensions: Raising retirement ages and expanding private pension coverage essential, says OECD

OECD (OESO) - 11 June, 2012 - 10:00
Governments will need to raise retirement ages gradually to address increasing life expectancy in order to ensure that their national pension systems are both affordable and adequate, according to a new OECD report.

Promote entrepreneurship to exit the crisis, OECD says

OECD (OESO) - 5 June, 2012 - 23:00
Start-up rates in most countries are edging back toward their pre-crisis levels, but not all countries have seen significant acceleration in new businesses, according to a new OECD report.

G20 countries should rely on open markets to reboot global growth

OECD (OESO) - 30 May, 2012 - 23:00
G20 governments should prevent further deterioration in their collective trade and investment policy stance and focus on promoting open markets to re-boot growth in the world economy, according to the OECD, WTO and UNCTAD.
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