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Wolf Richter On The Keiser Report
"Debtonomics and the NSA"

Wolf Richter on the Keiser Report
"Where Is The Fear"

Wolf Richter on Max Keiser's "On The Edge" 
"The Pauperization of America"

Wolf Richter on the Keiser Report
"Where the Money Goes to Die"

Clarke and Dawe: European Debt Crisis
Two favorite Australian Comedians

Clarke and Dawe: Quantitative Easing
Big industrial-strength printers, all facing the window

The Fastest Drive Ever Through San Francisco
Don't try to do this yourself
 

humanERROR - by "Frying Dutchman"
Powerful, lyrical appeal to the Japanese. Slams nuke industry, MSM, bureaucrats, and politicians.

Entries in Democracy (134)

Saturday
Jun212014

The Global Corporatocracy Is Nearing Completion

By Don Quijones: Quietly, the rules governing global trade and financial markets are being changed. Despite the enormous impact they have on our lives, the public is not consulted. Most people are not even aware it is happening.

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Thursday
Jun122014

The “Information War” By Thailand’s New Military Junta

By Danny O'Brien: For fear that “non-censored information could challenge military rule and the state on the whole,” even “liking” an article critical of the junta is a crime.

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Sunday
Jun082014

Spain’s Musical Thrones: Desperate Move by a Desperate Regime

By Don Quijones: The establishment, both inside and outside Spain, is alarmed at the scale and intensity of public anger in the country.

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Monday
May262014

Winner Accuses French Government of “Massive” Election Fraud

Election results for the European Parliament mortified the French political class, as this universally despised layer is called in France. But now the winner has the gall to accuse the government of “having rigged the vote by the most odious means” to prevent its victory.

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Saturday
May032014

Mutiny of the Lab Rats: Europeans Grow Weary of EU Experiment

By Don Quijones: Europeans are pushing back against the EU Super State. Tired of being treated as lab rats in a dysfunctional economic and political experiment, a large minority will vote for euroskeptic parties in the nearing European elections.

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Sunday
Apr272014

Obama’s Secretive, Corporate-Run TPP Trade Deal Got Stuck

By Maira Sutton: Obama is in Asia to force through the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement shrouded in secrecy and dominated by multinational corporations. Parts have been leaked, and the atrocious deal faces mass opposition inside and outside the US.

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Thursday
Apr172014

‘People Don't Grasp Yet What European Unification Will Cost Them’

By Cassandra: In the South of the Eurozone, people feel crushed, their future sacrificed on the altar of the Holy Euro. I’m in the Netherlands, so north of the Great Divide. We’re not suffering as much as the people in Greece, Spain, and Portugal. Not yet.

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Wednesday
Apr092014

People In Eastern Ukraine: We Don’t Want To Be Annexed By Russia!

Armed pro-Russian separatists barricaded in official buildings in eastern Ukraine exhorted Uncle Putin to come to their aid. But sudden breath of fresh air: a poll found that an overwhelming majority of the people in that region want to remain part of Ukraine.

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Sunday
Mar302014

Peaceful Indignation Turns to Violent Rage in Rajoy’s Spain

By Don Quijones: It was the first nationally coordinated grassroots response to repressive social and economic policies and widespread corruption of Spain’s ruling political caste. But it descended into violence – as the government is playing a dangerous game.

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Sunday
Mar232014

Jitters Mount Over Prospect of Catalonian Independence

By Don Quijones: “You’re making a grave mistake,” the CEO of Catalonia’s megabank La Caixa allegedly told Catalonian President Artur Mas. Like many big shots, he’s fretting over the prospect of independence from Spain - an existential threat to the region’s banks.

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Thursday
Mar062014

Tearing Venezuelan Society Apart: A Personal Account

By Mariana Belisario-Blaksley, The Bubble: Government policies have destroyed the economy, sovereignty, and security of our once rich nation. They led to preposterous exchange controls, persecution, expropriation in the private sector, and impunity regarding corruption. Reading the media has turned into masochism....

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Sunday
Mar022014

Political Union In Europe: Governance Of, By, And For The Elite

By Don Quijones: Europe’s elite seeks to completely redraw the continent’s political and economic map – with or without the consent of the people – taking the countries of Europe towards an arranged political marriage of convenience. Of the elite’s convenience.

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Saturday
Feb152014

Obama Furiously Pushes Secret Trade Deal, Opposition Grows

By Maira Sutton, Electronic Frontier Foundation: Under pressure from multinational corporations, the White House wants authority from Congress to run over Congress' constitutional powers. The zany, secretive power play of trade deals.

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Saturday
Feb082014

German High Court Blows Up Euro, Says ‘Oh Wait,’ Abdicates

The ECB’s money-printing and bond-buying promise, lovingly dubbed Outright Monetary Transactions, became the bailing wire and duct tape that has kept the Eurozone together to this day. Turns out, it’s illegal under the EU treaties and unconstitutional in Germany.

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Thursday
Jan232014

Unglamorous End Of Largest Corporate Profit Bubble In History

The steep rise in income inequality is a consequence of a spectacular reallocation of income from labor to capital. It repressed wages and created the biggest profit bubble ever. But pressures are rising. The bubble will get pricked. There will be consequences.

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Sunday
Jan192014

Impunity and Excess, Desperation and Violence: Two Worlds Collide in Spain

By Don Quijones: Normally these two worlds co-exist relatively peaceably, barely cognizant of the other’s existence. Every now and then, their paths may intersect, only to quickly decouple. But this week they suffered a head-on clash.

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Friday
Jan172014

The Suddenly Invisible And Silent President Of Argentina

By Adrian Bono, Argentina, The Bubble: The last time President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was seen in public was December 10th – dancing at the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the return of democracy, while a wave of looting tore through many provinces that left ten people dead and frayed the very fabric of society.

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Sunday
Jan052014

Death By A Thousand Cuts: The Silent Assassination Of European Democracy

By Don Quijones: The EU is riddled with fatal flaws and defects, including the single currency. However, by far the greatest — and certainly most dangerous — structural flaw is its gaping democratic deficit.

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Saturday
Nov302013

Freedom Or Subjugation? It’s (Not) Your Choice

By Don Quijones: While many Spaniards may spit bile and venom at the merest suggestion of Catalonian autonomy, they would do well to ask themselves what happened to their own national sovereignty. How is it, for example, that Spain is taking orders on virtually all economic matters from men in black dispatched from Brussels and Frankfurt?

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Wednesday
Nov202013

Secretive Trade Agreement TPP, First Obamacare Casualty

By Chriss Street: Away from the cameras and the media scrum, the first political casualty of the President’s disastrous launch of Obamacare is a bipartisan Congressional revolt against crony capitalists’ effort to pass the clandestine Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty.

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