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Someone Is Trying To Corner The Copper Market

It may not be as sexy as gold and silver, but sometimes even doctor copper needs a little squeeze and corner love as well, and according to Bloomberg, that is precisely what someone is trying to do. One company whose identity is unknown, is “hoarding as much as half the copper available in warehouses tracked by the London Metal Exchange.” …

The World Has Reached Peak Plutocracy – Soren Ambrose

Parents in despair because they can’t pay the fees at the privatised neighbourhood school… Families left without healthcare because the mining company that pollutes their river also dodges the taxes that could pay for their treatment… Women getting four hours of sleep a night as they try to balance caring for their families and homes with earning income… Whole communities …

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Bank of England Issues Warning Over Looming ‘Carbon Bubble’ Threat

The Bank of England, one of the oldest banks in the world, has joined the growing ranks of those warning of the financial risk posed by a “carbon bubble,” which will occur if urgently needed climate change regulations render coal, oil, and gas assets worthless. “One live risk right now is of insurers investing in assets that could be left …