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Leading Meteorologist Given The McCarthy Treatment For Questioning Global Warming

Lennart Bengtsson, 79, the former director of the Hamburg-based Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, one of the world’s leading climate research centers, has resigned his recent appointment to the academic advisory council of the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), the … Continue reading

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Halligan: Glass-Steagall Debate Re-Opened in Britain

Fears about the impact of QE and the awful state of the banks could be “likely to reopen the U.K.’s debate about the need to impose a Glass-Steagall split between retail-commercial banks, where firms and households store their deposits, and … Continue reading

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The Fight for Glass-Steagall in Europe

It has been clear to both advocates and opponents of Glass-Steagall, that, once the United States returned to this principle, Western Europe would be soon to follow. Indeed, the political drumbeat for what could be called a “Global Glass-Steagall” has … Continue reading

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‘Delayed Glass-Steagall’ Amendment Narrowly Defeated In U.K. House of Lords

A long debate on the Glass-Steagall Act in the House of Lords Nov. 26-27 saw the U.K.’s Cameron government battling on behalf of City of London banks, to avoid the prospect that Glass-Steagall bank separation be set up as the … Continue reading

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