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I am not on Twitter

20. April 2018 I General

A message to all my readers
 
In the past there have been tweets using my name on different subjects. This is to clarify that these tweets were never authorized by me and I did not know about it. I have never been on Twitter and I do not intend to be in the future. …

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Heiner Flassbeck on Trump’s Tariffs Trade War

Heiner Flassbeck gave an interview to the Real News network yesterday. What is Trump up to now again? Understandably, many Americans (and others) are anxious about Trump raising tariffs on steel and aluminium. Flassbeck first relatives the impact of Trump’s measure and he goes on to propose a framework to make ’free’ trade work for everyone involved. …

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The Euro Disaster. By Jörg Bibow and Heiner Flassbeck

The Euro Disaster
By Jörg Bibow and Heiner Flassbeck (1)
The European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) has been in permanent crisis since 2008. Not all member states are equally affected – rather, a major imbalance is the result of unequal economic development and poses a particular threat to the continued existence of monetary union. …

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