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What percentage of our economy does housing make up?

Question by Heathen: What percentage of our economy does housing make up? I’m looking for a comparison with health care. Health care is 1/6th of the economy is what I keep hearing. Best answer: Answer by B. Fwank Wuined Your Moms 401k3 What do you think? Answer below!

The Watson Institute at Brown University presents Mark Blyth on Austerity

A Watson Institute video on the global trend toward Austerity budgets featuring Mark Blyth. Directed by Joe Posner Produced by Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies (watsoninstitute.org) in association with the Global Conversation (globalconversation.org) and Global Media Project (globalmediaproject.net). Mark Blyth is a professor of International Political Economy at Brown University and faculty fellow […]

Politics And Property In Thailand

Article by Tom Aikins The political ramifications of the recent election in Thailand, in regard to the business community, are still unclear especially when it comes to the property sector. Some things will remain constant – people still need places to live, and the residential market should remain more or less steady, at least among […]

So do the United Nations still have a meaningful role in international politics?

Question by critical_thought_purveyor: So do the United Nations still have a meaningful role in international politics? Increasingly, commentators question the viability of the United Nations. They suggest it has (and indeed I guess it has) been deliberately sidelined on several occasions, has had multiple corruption scandals, and still seems beset with inaction and inability to […]

Theories of International Political Economy

This video summarizes three major theories of international political economy: mercantilism (the economic variant of realism), liberalism, and Marxism. It stars Mark Harvey from the Academy of Leadership and Learning. Video Rating: 4 / 5

How To Help The Us Economy.

Step 1 First of all, get a good paying job. You don’t have to be making Millions, just make enough to support yourself on. Step 2 Get off any government assistance programs you may be on. If you use, food stamps or any similar government programs that really hurts our economy and takes money from […]

Democrat Russ Feingold says he won't run for US Senate, or Wisconsin governor

Democrat Russ Feingold says he won't run for US Senate, or Wisconsin governor … Post Forum members consistently offer thought-provoking, timely comments on politics, national and international affairs. If your comments or those of another user measure up, please let Post editors know. World Watchers consistently offer … Read more on Washington Post US smart […]

Noam Chomsky – Political Economy of the Mass Media (1 of N)

March 15, 1989. This program is available in full (Part 1 and Part 2) at www.pdxjustice.org or at Google Video (search on “pdxjustice” and “Chomsky”). “Voices from the Archive” lecture by Noam Chomsky, March 15, 1989 – “Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media” – recorded at the Memorial Union Theater on the […]