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Globalization

‘Putin keeps ace up his sleeve to surprise market’
President Putin has not disclosed his future strategic plans during the annual Q&A since to surprise international markets one should always have an ace up the sleeve, French economist Jacque Sapir told RT.

18.12.2014 13:29

US prisoner executions drop but are more painful, brutal
The numbers of executions in the United States may have declined in 2014, but a new survey says that changes in European law have contributed to a series of botched executions, one lasting as long as two hours and used 15 drug doses.

19.12.2014 03:21

TTIP won’t lead to NHS privatization, Deputy PM claims
The controversial EU-US trade deal, TTIP, would not be backed by the British government unless national control of public services is guaranteed, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has insisted.

18.12.2014 12:28

​America’s wealthiest families smash income ceiling, middle-class left far behind
Despite, or because of, the fallout from the 2007 Great Recession, annual earnings between the richest Americans and everybody else have exploded to record levels. Meanwhile middle- and lower-class wealth growth remains stagnant.

18.12.2014 08:32

'Ruble slide: Speculators moved in as Central Bank was asleep at the wheel'
For the sake of the Russian economy, the Central Bank cannot continue its waiting game strategy for too long hoping that speculators give up before it does, says Mike Ingram, a market strategist at BGC Brokers in London.

16.12.2014 14:25

Whites the new minority in America by 2044
New population projections by the US Census Bureau show that whites will become a minority by 2044. The US will be home to a youthful, growing minority population juxtaposed against an aging, slow-growing, and soon to be declining white population.

16.12.2014 02:41

‘Dating that will never end in marriage’: Medvedev describes Ukraine’s chances in EU
The program imposed by the EU on Ukraine to diminish its alleged economic dependence on Russia is pushing this unstable country into a full scale crisis, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev writes in a newspaper article.

15.12.2014 08:20

‘Systemic cover-up of torture- biggest scandal in UK’
There is evidence the UK elite and secret services were covering up their involvement in a CIA program which included torture and war crimes, and is the biggest scandal to come out of the 9/11 attacks, British journalist Tony Gosling told RT.

12.12.2014 11:27

‘Chinese economy grows, European decreases’
Selling off half of Toulouse Airport to the Chinese to make a short-term profit shows that the Chinese economy is getting stronger, and European economies are becoming weaker, Pierre Guerlain, of the Paris West University Nanterre La Defense told RT.

08.12.2014 10:24

‘OPEC decision will undermine global oil industry’
OPEC`s decision not to reduce oil production will affect major oil producers and may undermine the global oil industry, planting the seeds for a major oil crisis in 2015 or 2016, international oil economist, Dr. Mamdouh Salameh told RT.

28.11.2014 12:28

Not yet worldwide: 3bn web surfers, but half global population still offline
The global online population accounts now for more than 3 billion people, reports a UN agency. As access to IT infrastructure improves, billions of people - 90 percent of them in developing countries - remain offline.

25.11.2014 09:58

Big Oil, corruption & Islamist weapon sales blight UK-Somalia relations – UN
Britain’s relationship with Somalia has come under scrutiny after a report detailing corruption in the east African nation was published by the UN. The Security Council report claims Somalia has traded arms with Islamist militants.

18.11.2014 14:03