Uncertainty, threats, and counter-threats… Read More Catalonia’s Post-“Independence” Economic Hangover Sets In
Ironically, the European Union – allegedly created as an antidote to the vicious nationalisms of the twentieth century – has been the tool through which Germany has been able to achieve the ‘new European order’ that Nazi ideologues had theorised in the 1930s and early 1940s… Read More Germany’s Dystopian Plans for Europe: From Fantasy to Reality?
In the run-up to the last crisis, it was the Bank for International Settlements’ then head of its Monetary and Economics Department, William White, who “rang the bell”. Now his successor, Claudo Borio, is doing the same… Read More BIS Issues Alert: Tightening “Paradoxically” Leading To Excessive Risk Taking; Reminds What Happened Last Time
Not even close…… Read More You’re Just Not Prepared For What’s Coming
“The increasing use of robots by the Israel Defense Forces is part of a larger strategy to minimize risk to soldiers when possible. In addition, soldiers require breaks, food and water. All a Guardium (unmanned ground vehicle) needs is a full tank of gas”… Read More Israel Has Built a Robot Army — and It Should Petrify You
“Crisis” hardly seems an adequate word to describe the confusion, hurt, and anger prevailing both in Catalonia and in the rest of Spain… Read More Catalonia and Spain: The Maddening Complexities Behind a Toxic Relationship
Bank of Mexico caught in a vise… Read More Inflation Surges as Economy Bogs Down in Mexico
While latest test rightly raises big concerns, U.S. military’s plan to “strike virtually anywhere on the face of the Earth within 60 minutes” poses a threat of a whole different magnitude … Read More US Nuclear Arsenal Can Hit Every Single Major City on Earth Within an Hour
American and European leaders initially claimed the military intervention was being carried out for humanitarian reasons, but political scientist Micah Zenko (Foreign Policy, 3/22/16) used NATO’s own materials to show how “the Libyan intervention was about regime change from the very start”… Read More Media Quietly Erases the Role NATO Played in Bringing Slave Markets to Libya
Both firms have received a subpoena, according to a report in the Spanish newspaper El Mundo… Read More Did Amazon and Google Help Catalonia Hold Its Banned Referendum?
“If our gold and currency reserves can be arrested, even if such a thought exists, it would be a declaration of a financial war”… Read More Russia Warns Washington: Confiscating Gold Reserves Would Be “Declaration Of Financial War”
One of Germany’s largest companies is trying to buy Monsanto, which changes everything… Read More The EU (with Help from Germany) just Made Monsanto’s Day