Even Italian banks are dumping Italian government bonds… Read More What’s Keeping Italy’s Government Debt from Blowing Up?
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
“Coverage of the Syrian war will be remembered as one of the most shameful episodes in the history of the American press”… Read More Photos Of Aleppo Rising: Swimsuits, Concerts And Rebuilding In First Jihadi-Free Summer
A new IMF working paper gives advice to governments who want to abolish cash against the will of their citizenry. Move slowly, starting with seemingly harmless measures, is part of that advice… Read More IMF Tells Governments How to Subvert Public Resistance Against Elimination of Cash
France’s photogenic new president seeks to make France’s temporary state of emergency a permanent feature… Read More Macron Cracks Down on French Liberty
What is important about this debate is that it is now taking place in public – you can’t be more public than inside the parliament. Italians, not only the Five Star Movement, are openly talking about these issues… Read More Italy Openly Discusses Euro Exit In Parliament: Debt Restructuring Or “Italeave” On The Way?
Only two things keep these banks alive: “a State willing to support them and a regulator that does not declare them insolvent”… Read More Many European Banks Would Collapse Without Regulators’ Help: Fitch
This is how desperate the Italian Banking Crisis has become.… Read More Contagion from the 2 Friday-Night Bank Collapses in Italy?
Another U.S. military strike inside Syria — this time, shooting down a Syrian bomber — has escalated tensions with Russia, even opening the possibility that Russian anti-aircraft missiles will target U.S. warplanes… Read More US Risks Wider War by Downing Syrian Plane
For the Deep State and its mainstream media arm, demonizing Russia and Vladimir Putin personally is a dangerous obsession… Read More “It’s The ‘Russia’, Stupid!”
American satirist Lee Camp dissects a New York Times hatchet job that manages the difficult feat of having almost nothing accurate in it save Camp’s name… Read More Lee Camp: How to Write Propaganda for the NY Times – As Demonstrated in an Article About Me
Bank investors don’t like not getting bailed out. Now they’re worrying it could happen again… Read More Is Another Spanish Bank about to Bite the Dust?