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All student debt in the US, visualized
China’s trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade
Europe’s Capital Crisis & the Ongoing Political & Economic Challenges (w/ Bernd Ondruch)
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Europe’s Capital Crisis & the Ongoing Political & Economic Challenges (w/ Bernd Ondruch)

BERND ONDRUCH: My name is Bernd Ondruch. I’m the CIO of Astellon Capital which is an event-driven, valuefocused firm focused on Europe with a particular emphasis on the Germanic part of Europe. So Germany, Austria, Switzerland. Prior to my investment

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Ever-increasing media broadcast rights
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Ever-increasing media broadcast rights

One of the most amazing phenomena in the sports industry over the last generation has been the seemingly unabated ‘rise and rise’ of the value of broadcast rights. Indeed, in 1999 top sports economists Rod Fort and James Quirk wrote:

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Puerto Rico’s ongoing economic crisis | LIVE STREAM
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Puerto Rico’s ongoing economic crisis | LIVE STREAM

ALEX POLLOCK: Good morning. We will begin. Thank you for coming, ladies and gentlemen. I am Alex Pollock of the R Street Institute. And it’s a pleasure to welcome you to our conference today on Puerto Rico’s ongoing economic crisis.

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Trump and other G7 leaders to talk global economy and trade
Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman
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Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman

I’d like to start with a simple question: Why do the poor make so many poor decisions? I know it’s a harsh question, but take a look at the data. The poor borrow more, save less, smoke more, exercise less,

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John Feffer: North Korea, Reunification, & The Neoliberal Order
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John Feffer: North Korea, Reunification, & The Neoliberal Order

LBW: You have of course the South Korean and North Korean nations trying to come to some kind of reconciliation in some degree what do you think North Korea what do you think South Korea aside from the very obvious

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