The more the opposition ramps up its protests, the deeper in the government digs. Neither side seems poised to negotiate a way out of what could become the region’s next elongated, bloody war… Read More There is Still Time to Prevent All-Out Civil War in Venezuela
How can the City of London be a member of the EU if its system of governance contravenes the basic rules on EU membership?… Read More Is the City of London Already Outside the EU?
Nothing wipes out “wealth” quite as quickly or effectively as a currency meltdown resulting from a sudden loss of faith / risk-averse capital exodus… Read More There Is Only One Empire: Finance
Amazon’s silent takeover of the U.S. retail economy is almost complete. And the consequences could be very dark indeed. … Read More How Amazon Crushes Local Economies & Gets Tax Breaks To Do It
Will Spain’s central government blink (again)?… Read More Catalonia’s Independence Strife Turns into Financial Showdown
The Mega Rich in the U.S. captured most of the national income gains during the last four decades as their share of income increased from 3.4 percent in 1980 to 10.3 percent in 2014… Read More The Mega Rich Are Getting Mega Richer
THE CRIMINALIZATION OF political speech and activism against Israel has become one of the gravest threats to free speech in the West… Read More U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminally Outlaw Support for Boycott Campaign Against Israel
We are now in an era not only of wars for control of major oil reserves around the world. Now we have the dawn of the age of natural gas wars. Fasten your seatbelts, ladies and gentlemen… Read More Has Washington Lost the Middle East After Qatar?
In the latest confirmation that pursuing justice against bankers has become a farce, the US just announced it has dropped criminal charges against two former JPMorgan “London Whale” traders because, get this, “the defendants live outside the country and have refused to defend themselves in New York, and efforts to extradite them have been unsuccessful.”… Read More US Drops Criminal Charges Against JPM “London Whale” Traders As It Is “Unable To Extradite Them”
More than just a few “fallen angels”… Read More The ECB Morphs into the Mother of All “Bad Banks”
The suspect has a hidden agenda that is finally being exposed… Read More We Finally Know Who Is Really Behind the Qatar Crisis
Oh the irony: EU capitals are trying to attract the very institutions that caused some of the worst financial scandals of the last ten years… Read More Did the City of London Just Press the Panic Button on Brexit?