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30 March 2012

BRICS: Their case against the U.S.

If not dominated by China’s renminbi, what would nations with bills called renminbi, real, rupee, ruble and rand call their common currency? The BRICS quest for an alternative to the dollar is rooted in a belief that America’s printing press economy and mega banks are mega dangers to global stability.

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12 September 2011

9/11 America: Dignity, democracy and fear

Although the U.S. has not faced another terrorist attack since 9/11, much has changed in its democratic framework. Gripped by fear, 3,984 federal, state and local organizations work on domestic counter-terrorism, spending an estimated $1 trillion.