The urge to offer corporations and banks mega-welfare not available to ordinary citizens remains a distinctly all-American phenomenon… Read More Wall Street Wins, Again
The possibility of a global pandemic will reveal our inability to make and distribute the things people need—just in time for a presidential election… Read More Covid-19 Will Mark the End of Affluence Politics
History is replete with disastrous utopians — the Jacobins, the Marxists, the fascists and now, in our own age, the globalists, or neoliberal imperialists… Read More The Disaster of Utopian Engineering
It’s a true Black Swan event that stocks haven’t yet noticed… Read More How Could The Coronavirus Impact The Markets?
“It reminds me of Moldova after the fall of the Soviet Union: oligarchs running wild, stashing their gains in buildings.”… Read More American Cities Are Becoming Shell Companies for the Rich
The Political Economy under Fascism should scare us. It is all too familiar.… Read More The Economy of Evil
Bolivian coup leader Luis Fernando Camacho is a far-right multi-millionaire who arose from fascist movements in the Santa Cruz region, where the US has encouraged separatism. He has courted support from Colombia, Brazil, and the Venezuelan opposition… Read More Bolivian Coup Led by Christian Fascist and Paramilitary Leader — With Foreign Support
This is the story of how U.S. state and corporate power successfully recaptured political processes in Latin America’s largest economy.… Read More Convivial War: How Wall Street Recolonised Brazil (Part One)
With intensifying concerns regarding the soundness and stability of the international monetary and financial system, calls for reforming it have been on the rise… Read More The End of Super Imperialism?
The world’s biggest asset manager is “a global leader in financing forest destruction,” reports Amazon Watch.… Read More Amazon Chaos: “BlackRock Is Literally Reaping Profits As The World’s Jungles Burn”
Much of the burning of the rain forest is taking place around a controversial highway being developed by two Brazilian firms majority owned by the U.S. private equity behemoth… Read More Blackstone Is Driving Force Behind Amazon Deforestation
Facebook has two competing missions – make the world more open and connected, and make a lot of money. And as Facebook attempts to serve both of those missions, they wreak havoc on the rest of us… Read More U.S. Senator Compares Facebook’s Libra Association to Spectre in James Bond Movie