The media’s indifference to Assange’s trial hints at the fact that it is actually doing very little of the sort of journalism that threatens corporate and state interests and that challenges real power… Read More The US Is Using the Guardian to Justify Jailing Assange for Life. Why Is the Paper So Silent?
Corporate-owned mainstream media, that is dependent on financing from these same banks, prefers the Fed’s alternative version of reality… Read More Corporate Media Stays Silent on Wall Street Banks’ Crimes
How does one ‘get ahead’ during hard times?… Read More Collapse Is A Process, Not An Event
Leaks about money laundering, a resurgent Pandemic, China risks, exposure to Turkey’s financial crisis, all in a negative-interest-rate environment that is toxic for banks… Read More Hit from All Sides, European Bank Stocks Swoon to 1988 Low
The Fed is recklessly driving us towards an unavoidable reckoning. By Adam Taggart and cross-posted from Peak Prosperity. When asked what the biggest risks facing the economy are, David Stockman, lifelong Capital Hill and Wall Street insider, says “That’s easy. There are three: The Fed, The Fed and the Fed.” After decades of misguided policy and… Read More DC/Wall Street Insider Predicts Coming Shock
The White House is once again protecting Wall Street, with all its might… Read More What Happened to the Criminal Case against Goldman Sachs at Barr’s Justice Department?
The prosecution’s argument has shifted from “We can extradite and imprison Assange because he isn’t a journalist” to “We can extradite and imprison Assange because we’re allowed to extradite and imprison journalists.” Most journalists seem perfectly happy with that… Read More News Media Who Ignore The Assange Trial Are Admitting They Don’t Care About Journalism
When Citi does something bad, it goes all in… Read More Scandals and Corruption Surge Once Again at Citigroup
The displacement of people by the post-9/11 wars is almost without precedent. Only the Second World War produced a bigger mass flight… Read More America’s War on Terror is the True Cause of Europe’s Refugee Crisis
Saving the Zombies in Europe… Read More What’s to Be Done Now with All These Zombie Companies?
For many, squatting is a desperate last resort. For others, it’s a lifestyle choice or political statement. Barcelona, ground zero of the phenomenon, attracts squatters from all over Europe. By Nick Corbishley and cross-posted from WOLF STREET: Since the burst of Spain’s madcap housing bubble in 2009, squatting — the unlawful occupancy of uninhabited buildings or unused… Read More How Spain Became a Squatter’s Paradise