America’s Long Misguided War …

... to Control the Greater Middle East by Charles Glass The Intercept (April 23 2016) https://prod01-cdn04.cdn.firstlook.org/wp-uploads/sites/1/2016/04/SelmanDesign-TheIntercept-MiddleEast-01-article-header.jpg Illustration: Selman Design THE CONVICTION that invasion, bombing, and special forces benefit large swaths of the globe, while remaining consonant with a Platonic ideal of the national interest, runs deep in the American psyche. Like the poet Stevie Smith's … Continue reading America’s Long Misguided War …

Panama and the Criminalization of the Global Finance System

Michael Hudson interviewed by Sharmini Peries CounterPunch (April 18 2016) SHARMINI PERIES:  Within a week the eleven million documents called the Panama papers, published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, has become a household name. The documents are connected to the Panama law firm Mossack Fonsesca that helped establish offshore accounts for some of … Continue reading Panama and the Criminalization of the Global Finance System

Why US Government and Saudi Arabia …

... Don't Want Americans Knowing the Truth about 9/11 by Tyler Durden via TheAntiMedia.org {1} Zero Hedge (April 22 2016) In a rare show of bipartisanship, President Obama and top Republicans in Congress have come together {2} to shield Americans from knowing the truth about who was behind the 9/11 terror attacks, which took the … Continue reading Why US Government and Saudi Arabia …

The Problem Isn’t …

... That Sanders Doesn't Know How to Break Up the Banks It's That He Does by Gaius Publius Down With Tyranny (April 12 2016) https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-YCVlWgJL4nk/VwwcbKbRzAI/AAAAAAAACtw/Sd5f2jNbvEoU4ltZBSwaO67-7wRyvzvSg/s400/Blankfein_Cfs0ag0UYAE26qw.jpg Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs. Why isn't he in prison? {1}Friends in high places, a great many of them {2}. I've been wanting to write for a while about … Continue reading The Problem Isn’t …

Mish’s Sure-Fire Proposal to End Japanese Deflation

Negative Sales Taxes, One Percent Monthly Tax on Government Bonds https://mishtalk.com (April 22 2016) It's rather amusing that Japan cannot destroy its currency even though it has tried, and tried and tried. Abenomics has been a huge failure. Keynesian "solutions" of all sorts have failed to rid Japan of the alleged scourge of deflation. Some … Continue reading Mish’s Sure-Fire Proposal to End Japanese Deflation

“This Will All Blow Up in the Fed’s Face”

Schiff Warns "Trump's Right, America Is Broke" by Tyler Durden Zero Hedge (April 17 2016) Euro Pacific Capital's Peter Schiff sat down with Alex Jones last week to discuss the state of the economy, and where he sees everything going from here. Here are some notable moments from the interview. Regarding how bad things are, … Continue reading “This Will All Blow Up in the Fed’s Face”