Is Nouriel Roubini a Zionist? He wrote, "While an outright military conflict between Israel and the US on one side and Iran on the other side remains unlikely, it is clear that negotiations and sanctions will not induce Iran's leaders to abandon efforts to develop nuclear weapons." Ummm, when did anyone show any proof that Iran has a nuclear-weapons program? Nouriel Roubini should not be making statements as if it is a foregone conclusion that Iran has such a program. He should at the very least call it a Zionist-alleged program (because that's all it is).
He sounds a bit like a neoliberal here (not the first time): "Fourth, many emerging markets – including the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), but also many others – are now experiencing decelerating growth. Their "state capitalism" – a large role for state-owned companies; an even larger role for state-owned banks; resource nationalism; import-substitution industrialization; and financial protectionism and controls on foreign direct investment – is the heart of the problem. Whether they will embrace reforms aimed at boosting the private sector's role in economic growth remains to be seen." The Economic Fundamentals of 2013 by Nouriel Roubini - Project Syndicate
That last paragraph of his is a mixed bag. "...boosting the private sector's role in economic growth..." is certainly not necessarily the wisest thing to do. Is Nouriel speaking as someone stuck in a mixed-economic framework leaning way over to the laissez-faire?
Why not discuss public enterprises being run correctly for the maximum benefit of all rather than simply caving into private enterprise? Why, for instance, do we have a public/private hodgepodge called the Federal Reserve System when we should have one, public, central, non-profit bank?
We need United States Notes (Greenbacks) and Public Banking. Where's Nouriel Roubini on those?
Everybody has been so ready to discuss the trillion dollar platinum coin but not Greenbacks and Public Banking. Who's controlling the media if not those who don't want the bottom to rise?
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