A Debt Jubilee is the Only Way to Avoid a Depression

by Michael Hudson nakedcapitalism.com (March 22 2020) Even before the novel coronavirus appeared, many American families were falling behind on student loans, auto loans, credit cards, and other payments. America's debt overhead was pricing its labor and industry out of world markets. A debt crisis was inevitable eventually, but Covid-19 has made it immediate. Massive … Continue reading A Debt Jubilee is the Only Way to Avoid a Depression

Just Use ‘the Computer’ to Give People More Money

Congress has all the firepower it needs. It just needs to send spending instructions to the Federal Reserve, as it always does. by Stephanie Kelton https://www.nytimes.com (March 21 2020) https://static01.nyt.com/images/2020/03/21/opinion/21Kelton/merlin_156994575_a8cc5912-fdf1-4f1e-b3f4-4fe9ea2b8c27-superJumbo.jpg Congress can be just as ambitious in its fiscal spending for people as the Federal Reserve is for the banking and credit companies. Credit Christopher … Continue reading Just Use ‘the Computer’ to Give People More Money

Esper’s dark vision for US-China conflict makes war more likely

by Bonnie Kristian Information Clearing House (March 19 2020) The Trump administration's deal with the Taliban may not successfully bring our war in Afghanistan to a close. Some number of US forces will remain on open-ended counterterrorism missions, their presence in harm's way creating a constant risk of escalation, and a lot could change in … Continue reading Esper’s dark vision for US-China conflict makes war more likely

Ten Questions for the US

Where did the Novel Coronavirus Come From? by Wang Fuhua https://www.globalresearch.ca (March 21 2020) https://www.globalresearch.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Screen-Shot-2020-03-04-at-17.07.10-768x430.png CGTN Editor's note: The article is an edited version of an article that was first published on a WeChat official account named Gong Yi Kan Shi Jie. The article reflects the author's opinions and not necessarily the views of CGTN. … Continue reading Ten Questions for the US

COVID-19: Targeting Italy and South Korea?

"The Chain of Transmission of Infection" by Larry Romanoff Global Research (March 21 2020) https://www.globalresearch.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/coronavirus-1.jpg A high-level Italian virologist, Giuseppe Remuzzi, has published papers in The Lancet and other articles in which he states facts not hitherto known. {1} The doctor stated that Italian physicians now recall having seen:     a very strange and … Continue reading COVID-19: Targeting Italy and South Korea?

Wonder What Post Coronavirus World Would Be?

China is Already Living It Many talk about the "post-corona" period, imagining a quick return to routine. But looking at China shows the country is facing a new reality by Ofri Ilany https://www.haaretz.com (March 19 2020) Last month, a few rabbis organized a prayer at the Western Wall, wishing for the wellbeing of the Chinese … Continue reading Wonder What Post Coronavirus World Would Be?

China Locked in Hybrid War with USA

by Pepe Escobar https://asiatimes.com (March 17 2020) https://www.unz.com (March 17 2020) https://www.unz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/XiCoronavirus-600x436.jpg Chinese President Xi Jinping visits the cover-19 epicenter Wuhan, Hubei Province, on March 10 2020 Among the myriad, earth-shattering geopolitical effects of coronavirus, one is already graphically evident. China has re-positioned itself. For the first time since the start of Deng Xiaoping's reforms … Continue reading China Locked in Hybrid War with USA

COVID-19: All Truth Has Three Stages

by Larry Romanoff https://www.globalresearch.ca (March 19 2020) http://informationclearinghouse.info/54044.htm (March 19 2020) First, it is ignored. Second, it is widely ridiculed. Third, it is accepted as self-evident. With COVID-19, we have now entered Stage 2. At first, the media ignored the claims and the analysis that the virus could have originated in the US. But the … Continue reading COVID-19: All Truth Has Three Stages