UK’s first ‘share shop’ opens for

UK / ECONOMICS & INNOVATION 29 JUN 2015 A new kind of shop is aiming to transform the future of retail by lending rather than selling items

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Brave New Food: GEs and Clones are Heading to the Dinner Table

by MARTHA ROSENBERG Consumers, safety activists, Big Food, biotech companies and many of the US’s importing and exporting partners have been closely watching to see if

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Dutch Harvest Electricity From Living Plants To Power Streetlights, Wi-Fi & Cell Phones

Plant-e, a company based out of the Netherlands, has found a way to harness electricity from living plants, using them to power Wi-Fi hotspots, cell phone chargers, and even streetlights. ...

Venturengine doing away with collateral for business funding

By Steve A. Morrell The traditional banking system has not found an alternative to collateral as a major condition for lending. Insistence by banks on movable or immovable property prior to ...

India, 20 others set up Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

China and 21 other Asian nations signed on Friday to a new Beijing-backed international bank for Asia (Reuters) World Bank rival in Asia, to be headquartered in Beijing, is expected to ...

Taiwan: The Bicycle Kingdom

By: Jens Gould Bicycle lanes, bike sharing stations, and helmet-clad commuters. Such sights are nothing new in European cities that have long set the bar high for public spending on cleaner and ...

China’s Yuan: Not Down for Long

By: Jens Erik Gould The question of whether the yuan could challenge the dollar as the world’s dominant reserve currency is not exactly a new one. China’s emergence as the world’s largest ...

How Money And Credit Work

23/07/2014 by Henning Meyer Do you think that in recent years, as a result of the global economic crisis, the whole discussion about public policy has become increasingly focussed on economics? And that much ...

Real GDP Numbers Show -9% Annualized Drop

By Jeff Berwick TDV Editor-In-Chief May 31 2014 "ICH" - "TDV" - - Watching all aspects of the US economy from outside of the propaganda zone sometimes feels like you are watching the ...

Japan Hits the Skids

by MIKE WHITNEY Retail Sales Apocalypse leaves Abenomics in Tatters Plunging retail sales and rising inflation have rocked Japan’s anemic economy and cast doubt on the future of Abenomics. While the US ...

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