It is estimated that there have been more than a dozen central banks buying publicly traded stocks since the market crash of 2008… Read More Norway Central Bank Goes Dark on Its $276 Billion in U.S. Stocks
Unless they end in disaster, most missions remain in the shadows, unknown to all but a few Americans… Read More Commandos Sans Frontières: The Global Growth Of U.S. Special Operations Forces
Whether the Kremlin meddled in the U.S. election or not, the hyper-focus on Russiagate overlooks bigger threats: Russian elites to the Russian people, and U.S. elites to the American people… Read More Russiagate Obsession Obscures Real Threats of Trump-Putin Relationship
$8 per vial in competing developed-world nations and $38,892 in the U.S. That says it all.… Read More Big Pharma & The Rise Of Gangster Capitalism
Facts and reality are meaningless when the madness of crowds, built on delusions of debt, and a financial system engineered by banker psychopaths, keeps the bubble growing to heights not thought possible by rational thinking people… Read More A Nation Built on Lies
Global inequality is a security risk—and not just because it breeds resentment, violence, and mass migrations. It also makes the entire system prone to collapse… Read More Extreme Inequality Creates Global Disorder
Addicted to cheap labor, Corporate America is not playing along.… Read More Despite Trump’s Tariff Threat, Automakers Double Down on Mexican Production
How Donald Trump’s Trade Wars could lead to a Great Depression… Read More Imperial President or Emperor With No Clothes?
Peculiar things happen a lot where JPMorgan Chase is involved… Read More How Did JPMorgan Reverse an Arrest Warrant for its Mexico Bank Chief?
America today has a lot in common with that bygone era of monopolies and gross inequality. But will the country respond similarly?… Read More Lessons From the Gilded Age
Taken separately they don’t tell you a lot, but taken together they paint a very useful picture of the world and why it is the way it is.… Read More Twelve Tips For Making Sense Of The World
The only supply line from the outside world will soon be cut off. The people will starve.… Read More Yemen — U.S. Grants Approval for Genocide