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The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means

In the midst of the most serious financial upheaval since the Great Depression, legendary financier George Soros explores the origins of the crisis and its implications for the future. Soros, whose breadth of experience in financial markets is unrivaled, places the current crisis in the context of decades of study of how individuals and institutions handle the boom and bust cycles that now dominate global economic activity. “This is the worst financial crisis since the 1930s,” writes Soros in characterizing the scale of financial distress spreading across Wall Street and other financial centers around the world…

Submitted:Sep 24, 2008
Author:George Soros
Brand:PublicAffairs
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Category:Economics
2 diggs • 0 comments • Sep 24, 2008

The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis ..

Soros says market rebound a bear-market rally: Billionaire hedge-fund manager George Soros said at LSE on Wednesday that the current rebound in stock markets is only a bear-market rally, because monetary authorities are unlikely to be able to handle the credit crisis

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What Orwell Didn't Know: Propaganda and the New Face of American Politics

Propaganda. Manipulation. Spin. Control. It has ever been thus—or has it? On the eve of the 60th anniversary of George Orwell's classic essay on propaganda (Politics and the English Language), writers have been invited to explore what Orwell didn't—or couldn't—know. Their responses, framed in pithy, focused essays, range far and wide: from the effect of television and computing, to the vast expansion of knowledge about how our brains respond to symbolic messages, to the merger of journalism and entertainment, to lessons learned during and after a half-century of totalitarianism…

Submitted:Dec 3, 2007
Brand:PublicAffairs
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Category:World
2 diggs • 0 comments • Dec 3, 2007

What Orwell Didn't Know: Propaganda and the New Face of American Politics

Propoganda. Manipulation. Spin. Control. It has ever been thus--or has it? On the eve of the 60th anniversary of George Orwell's classic essay on propaganda (Politics and the English Language), writers have been invited to explore what Orwell didn't--or couldn't--know. Their responses, framed in pithy, focused essays, range far and wide...

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