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2014 605 eco st(Image: World economic graphs and euro sign via Shutterstock)Updates on: Walmart’s Mexican bribes; car loans turning bad; state taxes; the US being slower than Europe on adopting renewable energy; Seattle’s $15/hour wage minimum; and Finland’s fines according to ability to pay. Major discussions of the medical-industrial complex and the London conference to build mass acceptance/resignation to capitalism’s “side effects”. Response to questions on consumer stocks; H-1B visas; economic growth; and the differences between socialism and communism.

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